Ricky’s Daily Devotion

Hope on the Go!

“I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me” Phil 4:13 To be strengthened by the mighty hand of God is to stop living in your own strength and ... Continue Reading


“What if?” In my life I find myself asking this question day in and day out. Like driving my car from my rear view mirror. I question my decisions daily ... Continue Reading

Hope on the Go

On this date, 8 years ago, I aggravated an old injury to my back while working on a boat. Now this was an aggravating old injury that usually puts me ... Continue Reading

Hope on the Go – 1 Sept 2021

OUR WORLD IS BURNING – JESUS EVEN SO COME Another city, another region, another country burning,… my heart is burdened. Another Earthquake, landscapes on fire, homes destroyed, cities wiped-out and ... Continue Reading

Hope on the Go!

Don’t worry about anything; instead, pray about everything. Scripture addresses this very issue many times,What if it’s cancer? What if we lose her? What if I can’t get through this? ... Continue Reading

Hope on the Go!

When Jesus is all you’ve got, then Jesus is all you need! Why can I never figure it out the first time, stubburn me. I always have time to do ... Continue Reading

Hope on the Go!

A father and his son and daughter, who were 8 and 10, went swimming in the Atlantic Ocean off New Jersey a few years back. They were all great swimmers. ... Continue Reading

Hope on the Go!

First John 1:9 “If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.”Sometimes the hardest ones to forgive ... Continue Reading

Hope on the Go! 9 Jun 21

Living the dream–Being the example. As Christians, we must be the living, breathing, walking, talking Gospel of Jesus. The evil one has warped and distorted the world in which we ... Continue Reading

Hope on the Go! 5/25/21

Good intentions never helped anyone. It is obedience to God’s calling us to the Great Commission (Matthew 28:19-2), the joy of our calling, and the joy of an eternity where ... Continue Reading

Hope on the Go!

In my preparation for our Bible Study this week, I came across a real gem,…. “The Secret to Pleasing God”! Many claim to know it, many claim to live it ... Continue Reading

Hope on the Go!

If you walk out the door with a smile and a “I am going to make this a great day attitude” on your mind, chances are you are going to ... Continue Reading

Hope on the Go!

The Bible tells us to “be anxious for nothing,” but it’s easier said than done. How can we overcome anxiety when so much is going on in the world around ... Continue Reading

Hope on the Go!

God has some specific things mapped out for your life. You are not an accident. You are not excess baggage. You have a purpose. Ask God today to show you ... Continue Reading

Hope on the Go!

The word “encourage” literally means to “enable courage” or to “give courage” and that might mean encouraging someone who is going through discouragement (or a loss of courage). God can ... Continue Reading

Hope on the Go!

This thing we call “walking with God” is a matter of perspective. I had used the Apostle Paul as an illustration many times during Bible study. God had told him ... Continue Reading

Hope on the Go!

Remember “Uncle Sam Wants You!”, well God Wants YOU more! God doesn’t call upon the qualified, He qualifies the called! God would never call you to a task unless He ... Continue Reading


Thinking this morning about being grateful. Gratitude is an emotion expressing appreciation for what one has—as opposed to, for example, a consumer-driven emphasis on what one wants. We can deliberately ... Continue Reading


We all ask the “why?” questions, it’s who we are,….. we seek always to understand and to reason, we are decision making machines. It’s a natural part of being human. ... Continue Reading

Hope on the Go! 19 Jan 2021

Remember this today…… “Where you’re going is more important than where you are standing!” Do something, love someone, call a long lost friend, be a pillar of strength for someone ... Continue Reading


Who would like more encouragement? Most of us would! I know I do! 1 Thessalonians 5:14 includes this challenge: “…encourage the fainthearted, help the weak, be patient with them all.” ... Continue Reading

Hope on Demand 8 Jan 2021

Philippians 4:8 says, “Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable — if anything is excellent ... Continue Reading

Ricky’s Devotion for July 1

“Independence Day” or “Dependence Day” America has greatness in her beauty.  From the tree covered hills in Maine, to the clear streams running through meadows in Kentucky, to the vast ... Continue Reading

June 12

When they first manufactured golf balls, they made the covers smooth. Then it was discovered that after a ball had been roughed up one could get more distance out of ... Continue Reading

10 June Devotion

Colossians 3:13 “Bear with each other and forgive one another if any of you has a grievance against someone. Forgive as the Lord forgave you.” Believers are family and must ... Continue Reading

June 8

One day when it was very windy, our front door was blown wide open by the wind, simultaneously the backdoor to slammed shut. A reminder to me that in my ... Continue Reading

June 7

Throughout the New Testament, I read that Jesus always maintained a perfect attitude in every situation because He prayed about everything and worried about nothing. Prayer was His lifeline. He ... Continue Reading

June 6

Is there ups and downs in the Christian life? Absolutely! Will friends sometimes drop you, or shoot arrows through your heart? Yes, they will! Will there come tests of your ... Continue Reading

June 5

Father, this morning I yield myself completely to You, that You use me as You please. I pray that You will provide me opportunities to show just how much You ... Continue Reading

June 4

In speaking with a Pastor friend yesterday, he referred me to the guidance of the Minor and Major prophets for some insightful reading. And how enlightening it is in this ... Continue Reading