Bless the Little Children

Brandon Devotional

One of the sweetest scenes in the Bible is the little children gathering around Jesus to sit on His lap. The Bible describes the scene this way, One day some parents brought their children to Jesus so he could lay his hands on them and pray for them. – Matthew 19:13 (NLT) What I about this scene is the …

Lavished!

Brandon Devotional

Sometimes the phrase “God s you” just seems so shallow, especially when we it on little yellow smiley face bouncy balls. If we’re not careful, we wind up with the impression that God’s is a novelty, a ten of sorts. But that’s not the of God the Bible presents… How great is the the Father has …

Jesus Is Everything We Really Need

Brandon Devotional

Our view of Jesus is usually positive, but also usually limited. We see Him as a good man, maybe even a great man, but perhaps not the Creator, Redeemer, and King that He is. One of the characteristics of God is His self-sufficiency, which simply means that He exists independently of any of His creation. He doesn’t need anything or anyone …

Do You Know the Real Jesus?

Brandon Devotional

Our culture is very familiar with Jesus, but often misinterprets Him and His words. Most people who have a problem with organized religion or the church in our culture don’t necessarily have a problem with Jesus because of the image that we have of Him. Typically, we see Jesus as: A holy, religious leader A bit of a rebel Morally …