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

The End of the World

By Chaplain (Col) Stephen W. Leonard, USA, Ret. “But the day of the Lord will come as a thief in the night, in which the heavens will pass away with a great noise, and the elements will melt with a fervent heat; both the earth and the works that »

Five Pristine Verses

By Chaplain (Col) Stephen W. Leonard, USA, Ret. “In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was in the beginning with God. All things were made through Him, and without Him was not anything made that was made. In »

The Deceptive Father

By Chaplain (Col) Stephen W. Leonard, USA, Ret. “When he lies, he speaks out of his own character, for he is a liar and the father of lies.” John 8:44 C.S. Lewis said we could fall into one of two errors concerning devils: First is, do not believe »


By Chaplain (Col) Stephen W. Leonard, USA, Ret. “So to keep me from becoming conceited because of the surpassing greatness of the revelations, a thorn was given me in the flesh, a messenger of Satan to harass me, to keep me from becoming conceited. Three times I pleaded with »

Graduating to What?

By Chaplain (Col) Stephen W. Leonard, USA, Ret. June is the month for many weddings and for most graduations. In two days, I am flying to New York City with my son and grandson, accompanying/assisting me with my granddaughter’s graduation from high school. Graduations are milestones that »


By Stephen Leonard “Are not two sparrows sold for a cent? And yet not one of them will fall to the ground apart from your Father.” Matthew 10:29 “Where shall I go from Your Spirit? Or where shall I flee from Your presence? If I ascend to heaven, You are »


By Stephen Leonard “Be enthusiastic to serve the Lord, keeping your passion toward Him boiling hot! Radiate with the glow of the Holy Spirit and let Him fill you with excitement as you serve Him.” Romans 12:11 TPT We have all experienced the emotion of excitement. A man is »

Socialism is Satan’s Trick

By Stephen Leonard “For to us a child is born, to us a son is given; and the government shall be upon his shoulder, and his name shall be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.” Isaiah 9:6 University students in America are going bonkers »

Beach Party

By Stephen Leonard “Jesus said to them, ‘Come and have breakfast.’ Now none of the disciples dared ask Him, ‘Who are you?’ They knew it was the Lord.” John 21:12 Nothing better than a cookout on the beach! And to think that a resurrected Jesus was the »

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