Home Altar

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A devotional guide written by Covenanters, the Covenant Home Altar invites us to take time in our day for God’s word, quiet meditation, and prayer. Especially significant in these uncertain days of isolation and anxiety, the Home Altar invites us to be in community with our brothers and sisters in the larger family of faith, as they share their stories and insights in these daily reflections.

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Our Body and Our Faith / Nuestro cuerpo y nuestra fe

Abraham “did not weaken in faith when he considered his own body” (v. 19), his age, or Sarah’s barrenness. Rather than being discouraged by his state or physical condition, “he grew strong in his faith as he gave glory to God” (v. 20). /// Abraham “no se debilitó en la fe al considerar su cuerpo”, su edad o la esterilidad de Sara. Ninguna de estas cosas le impidieron “que se fortaleciera en fe y diera gloria a Dios”.

Hope and Victory

“No one who believes in him will be put to shame” (v. 11). Several years ago I was demoted at my job. My bosses were satisfied with my work, but the crew I was leading was growing and they didn’t feel I was the right person to be in charge. …

No More Shame

“No one who believes in him will be put to shame” (v. 11). Several years ago I was demoted at my job. My bosses were satisfied with my work, but the crew I was leading was growing and they didn’t feel I was the right person to be in charge. …

In Every Way

Have you ever thought how many bizarre, inconsequential choices had to have been made just so you could rub shoulders with someone in the grocery store who is talking way too loudly on the phone about their weekend plans?

Not-So-Secret Treasure

When I was a young kid, my little brother had a pirate/treasure themed birthday party. The thrill of believing we actually found secret treasure buried in our backyard was so exhilarating that by the end all of us kids were literally clawing into the dirt to get our hands on it.