An Anchor for the Soul

Weekly Devotionals

for Strength, Comfort, and Encouragement


Ann Coulter, Arabella Young and the Power of WORDS

Arabella Young was a gossip! Her tongue was always getting her into trouble. She gossiped so much… that on her tombstone in an English cemetery, her family wrote this epitaph, Continue Reading →


If I Wake Before I Die…

One of the best ways to understand the resurrection of Jesus Christ is to remember the Battle of Waterloo on June 18, 1815. The French Army was commanded by Napoleon Continue Reading →


Christianity Began in a Cemetery

Our Christian faith began in a cemetery. Think about it; we are Christians because the tomb is empty. God raised Jesus from the dead in a cemetery to remind all Continue Reading →


Costly Love

During the Passover Feast, one of the greatest festivals in Judaism, the governor was accustomed to release for the crowd any one prisoner whom they wanted. When Pontius Pilate, the Continue Reading →


The Final Exam… Ahead of Time

The well-known preacher and author, Dr. John Claypool, had an unforgettable experience in college. On the very first day of class, his Greek professor, Dr. Henry Trentham, shocked the students Continue Reading →


The Day Albert Einstein Became a Bellhop

Legends and stories about Albert Einstein abound in Princeton, New Jersey, where I went to seminary. You don’t have to live in Princeton very long before you discover that one Continue Reading →


Time Magazine’s Person of the Year…in A.D. 29

At the end of each year, the editors of Time Magazine select one person who has made the most impact in the world the previous year. The first recipient was Continue Reading →


The Lost Son

When was the last time you lost something valuable to you…your car keys…glasses…wallet…passport…or your password to an important document? How did you feel when you found it? Two-year-old Grant was Continue Reading →


The Two Great Tragedies in Life

The 19th century Irish playwright, Oscar Wilde, once said, “There are two great tragedies in life. The first is not getting what you want. The second is getting it. When Continue Reading →


The Oxygen Mask

When the flight attendants on a jet airplane review the safety instructions before takeoff, they always say these words, “In the unlikely event of a loss of cabin pressure during the flight, an oxygen mask will automatically drop down in front of you. If you are traveling with a child or an elderly adult, put your own oxygen mask on first and then you will be in a position to help your child or elderly adult.” Continue reading