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Devotion 7: “It is More Blessed to Do What?!”

April  12th – 16th,  2018 Dr. Allen Roberts, Pastor Euclid Avenue Baptist Church Bristol, Virginia With regard to the least favorite subjects among “good ol’ Southern Baptists,” I would rank the top three of such a list as follows:  1) gluttony, 2) fasting, and 3) giving \ money.  The good news with respect to this Read more about Devotion 7: “It is More Blessed to Do What?!”[…]

Devotion 6: “God’s Prevailing Spirit of Unity”

April  7th – 11th,  2018 Dr. Allen Roberts, Pastor Euclid Avenue Baptist Church Bristol, Virginia Unity.  This is a biblical concept that virtually all of us have read about in Scripture.  It is one which we have most likely heard about through a preaching – teaching message at some point in our walks of faith.  Read more about Devotion 6: “God’s Prevailing Spirit of Unity”[…]

Devotion 5: “The Faithfulness of God”

April  2nd – 6th,  2018 Dr. Allen Roberts, Pastor Euclid Avenue Baptist Church Bristol, Virginia Our God and Savior is ever faithful. Read that above statement again— intentionally, deliberately, meditatively. Now, the question:  Do you believe this? As I have prepared to write this particular devotion, the Holy Spirit has brought out into the light Read more about Devotion 5: “The Faithfulness of God”[…]

Devotion 4: “The Pursuit of Holiness”

March  27th – 31st,  2018 Dr. Allen Roberts, Pastor Euclid Avenue Baptist Church Bristol, Virginia In this devotion we are going to focus upon the need and blessings of the pursuit of holiness as followers of Christ.  That opening sentence probably made you want to respond in one of two ways:  either you just thought, Read more about Devotion 4: “The Pursuit of Holiness”[…]

Devotion 3: “The Greatness & Glory of God”

March  22nd – 26th,  2018 Dr. Allen Roberts, Pastor Euclid Avenue Baptist Church Bristol, Virginia As Christians we often hear references made to “the greatness and glory of God.”  This theological thought is certainly taught and discussed within the academic realm of our Southern Baptist colleges and seminaries.  It also has its rightful place within Read more about Devotion 3: “The Greatness & Glory of God”[…]

Devotion 2: “First Love”

March  17th – 21st,  2018 Dr. Allen Roberts, Pastor Euclid Avenue Baptist Church Bristol, Virginia “First love.”  This is a phrase that, in all likelihood, is not comprehended at all beyond the parameters of the Christian faith.  Unfortunately, though, there seems to be a noticeable lack of understanding of the meaning of this phrase among Read more about Devotion 2: “First Love”[…]

Devotion 1: “Humility & Brokenness”

March  12th – 16th,  2018 Dr. Allen Roberts, Pastor Euclid Avenue Baptist Church Bristol, Virginia Humility.  Brokenness.  These are two words that perhaps we may have heard on occasion in church life, and within the realm of the Christian worldview.  Unfortunately, it is quite apparent that too many of us as professing followers of Jesus Read more about Devotion 1: “Humility & Brokenness”[…]