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Devotionals by Chaplain (Col) Stephen W. Leonard, USA, Ret.


By Stephen Leonard “Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for human masters, since you know that you will receive an inheritance from the Lord as a reward. It is the Lord Christ you are serving.” Colossians 3:23-24 My »

The Sun and the Son

By Stephen Leonard “But for you who fear my name, the Sun of righteousness shall rise with healing in its wings. You shall go out leaping like calves from the stall.” Malachi 4:2 The sun and the Son! What relationship between this center “furnace” of the galaxy, »


By Stephen Leonard “This is the day that the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it!” Psalm 118:24 The day of your birth is a memorable day to you, to your spouse, your mother, particularly, your children and others. It was not the »

Is The Bible Even Read Today?

By Stephen Leonard “Is not my Word like fire, declares the Lord, and like a hammer that breaks a rock in pieces?” Jeremiah 23:29 Bible illiteracy abounds. Few show much if any acquaintance with the Bible’s contents. There are calendars produced every year from December to January »

The Word

By Stephen Leonard “The grass withers, the flower fades, but the Word of our God will stand forever.” Isaiah 40:8 A very recent poll tells us the percentage is now down to 20% from the previous 24% of those alleged Christians who believe the Bible is truly »


By Stephen Leonard “He is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn of all creation. For by Him all things were created, in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or dominions or rulers or authorities—all things were created through Him or for Him. And He »

A Familiar Piece of Cloth

By Stephen Leonard “His banner over me was love.” Song of Solomon 2:4 The Nazi Swastika. The Rising Sun. The Hammer and Sickle. The Star and Crescent. The Stars and Stripes. A piece of cloth peculiar to the citizenry of a nation, a military, or an organization. »

We All Have It!

By Stephen Leonard “There are six things which the Lord hates, seven that are an abomination to him: haughty eyes….” Proverbs 6:16a Pride! We all have it. It infects us all. None of us have escaped the malady of this possibly worst of all sins, even the »


By Stephen Leonard “But when the fullness of time had come, God sent forth His Son, born of a woman, born under the law, to redeem those who were under the law, so that we might receive adoption as sons (and daughters). And because you are sons (and daughters), »

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