Daily Devotional

Jesus Has Arrived!


On Palm Sunday 1997, I stood at the church pulpit and held my testimony in shaking hands — silently asking Jesus to grant me the courage to read it. I shared with the congregation that my brother’s death the year before had forced me to evaluate my life. I told them how meaningless and purposeless my life had felt. I said that even though I had not attended a church in many years, I had sensed God guiding me to theirs, so I had called to speak with their pastor.

Whenever I glanced up at the parishioners, I was ...

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