12 For the word of God is living and active, sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing to the division of soul and of spirit, of joints and of marrow, and discerning the thoughts and intentions of the heart. Hebrews 4:12 I’m studying the book of John right now. The book of John starts, “In the beginning the Word already existed. The […]

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16 These are the twelve he chose: Simon (whom he named Peter), 17 James and John (the sons of Zebedee, but Jesus nicknamed them “Sons of Thunder”[a]), 18 Andrew, Philip, Bartholomew, Matthew, Thomas, James (son of Alphaeus), Thaddaeus, Simon (the zealot[b]), 19 Judas Iscariot (who later betrayed him).  Mark 3:16-19 At first these verses don’t stand out as particularly […]

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Devotional by Major Johanna Pook 11 And he gave the apostles, the prophets, the evangelists, the shepherds and teachers, 12 to equip the saints for the work of ministry, for building up the body of Christ, 13 until we all attain to the unity of the faith and of the knowledge of the Son of God, to […]

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Devotional by: Lt. Melissa Sivels “No, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him who loved us.” Romans 8: 37 What do you think of when you hear the word conquer? I have to admit that I think of a roman soldier with all his armor on. Big, tall, muscular. Ready to go […]

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By Captain Catherine Mount 20 Teach these new disciples to obey all the commands I have given you. And be sure of this: I am with you always, even to the end of the age.” Matthew 28:20 “I can’t do it!” Has this phrase ever gone through your mind . . . or consumed your thoughts? “I. […]

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For we are God’s masterpiece. He has created us anew in Christ Jesus, so we can do the good things he planned for us long ago. Ephesians 2:10 God’s Masterpiece is our women’s ministries promotional, theme and inspiration during the 2016– 2017 program year.  We have identified three focuses that can help corps officers and Women’s […]

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Devotional by Chris Shay “The eternal God is your refuge, and underneath are the everlasting arms.” Deuteronomy 33:27. One of my favorite studies of Scripture is the life of Moses. Having studied the account of the Exodus and the wanderings of Israel in the wilderness several times has allowed God’s Word to be placed deep […]

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Devotional by Major Gail Aho Read Romans 12 & John 4   To be equipped by God?  To be a light to the world? First, present ourselves to Him as willing soldiers. The thing is, as you read through the passage to discover what “holy and acceptable” look like – it becomes clear that this […]

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Devotional by: Colonel Dorothy Smith It had been a very long day. Jesus had been with the priests and ruling Jewish party, those who felt it their right to question and challenge his authority, and as a result of Jesus’ teachings were at that very time: “…assembled in the palace of the high priest  whose […]

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