Devotional Thoughts Here are some short devotional thoughts from Pastor LaMont. Baptism? Living Out Our Baptism The Biblical Basis of Christian Marriage Prayer Promotes Personal Holiness At the Nursing Home The Kingdom of God The history behind the hymn Come, Thou Long-Expected Jesus The Christmas Season Ingratitude — Taking Divine Grace for Granted Prayer for National Trouble The History Behind the Hymn I Love Thy Kingdom, Lord The History Behind the Hymn Blest Be the Tie That Binds Free of Fear Peacemakers: A Full-Time Vocation The Indwelling of God A Glimpse of the Divine What Do You See in the Face of Jesus? A Prayer Teaching Us to Listen Surprise A Prayer of Thanksgiving Wisdom Has Its Limits Come to our Party The Facts of Life for a Church Insight into the Gospel of Matthew: Discipleship The Christian Lifestyle Thoughts on Gossip by Dietrich Bonhoeffer Ways to Make Your Teaching Ministry Successful Insight into the Gospel of Matthew: Focus on the Church Dietrich Bonhoeffer's Interpretation of the New Testament Death and Heaven What Can Your Pastor do to Expand the Teaching Ministry of Your Church? Doing Good Spiritual Disciplines Increased Compassion Denying Self and Caring for Self Adult Education Determination Purposeful Reading Drawing Near to God The miracle of a brother's song Ice Cream for the Soul Jesus is in My Heart Waiting on God's Word The Ministry of Listening Martin Luther — The Bold Reformer Dealing with Grief Angels in the Classroom Discoveries in Prayer — In Nothing be Anxious Discoveries in Prayer — Do Not Neglect Prayer! The Humor of Will Rogers Focusing on Prayer Solitude A Mighty Fortress Is Our God Waiting Quietly for God's Response Renew Your Strength Do not be anxious Ask, knock, seek and receive Troubled Hearts Watch your conduct Being a Responsible Father Children Are A Gift Who's That Knocking? Choral Singing Trust How Do You Get To Know Someone? A Cry for Help How are the apostle Paul and the artist Vincent van Gogh alike? Questioning your Faith Saying Grace Faith Healing The Reason for the Sabbath The Many Roles of a Teacher The Never-Ending Hug All White Apples Christian Caring Prayer as a Request for Joy The Teacher in the Role of Lesson Planner Prayer for Our County Prayer for a Privileged Position The Book of Exodus Good News Cannot Be Contained Jesus was a refugee The story of Jonah Consider the consequences of your actions What is a Family? Focusing on the Family Examining the Gospel of Matthew Corporate Sin and Corporate Confession Prayer for our National Leaders Prayer for our Nation Leadership in War and in Peace Why do you seek Christ? Understanding God's Love Never Forget! The Speech of Children What is a Mature Faith? Experiencing Jesus from a distance Holy People Holy Spaces Self Control Freckles and Wrinkles What is a Family? Why laughter is the best medicine Blocked Entry Father Figures The Power of Scripture to Enhance Your Prayers Seek Out and Save the Lost I Want To Take His Place A Safety Net For Society Let Us Pray What Is Patience? Pray for our children Prayer for pregnant teenagers Runaway children Addiction Being called by God — Moses Being called by God — Isaiah Being called by God — Jeremiah Being called by God — Ezekiel Honoring Parents — The Fifth Commandment Why Be Baptized?