Weekly Devotions 
Weekly devotions are written by retired Lutheran pastor, Dr. Dennis D. Nelson, who attends SOTH and occasionally preaches and leads Bible study.
Devotions are usually based
on the upcoming Sunday scriptures and are usually posted on the prior Tuesday by the end of the day.    
Devotional for 10.7.2018
Based on Mark 10: 13-16
(Jesus Tells Disciples to Let Children Come to Him)
Devotional for  10.14.2018
Based on Mark 10: 17-31
(Jesus Talks to the Rich Young Man) 
Devotional for 9.16.2018
Based on Mark 8: 27-38
(Jesus Talks About His Cross)
Devotional for 9.23.2018
Based on Mark 9:30-37 
(Disciples Argue Over
Who is Greatest)
Devotional for 9.30.2018
Based on Mark 9:50 and
Ephesians 4: 31-32
(Jesus’ Way to Live New Life)
Devotional for 8.26.2018
Based on Ephesians 6: 10-20
(Wear God’s Protective Armor)
Devotional for Labor Day Weekend, September 2, 2018
Based on Luke 5:  1-11
(Jesus Calls Fishermen)
Devotional for 9.9.2018
 Based on Mark 7: 24-37
(Jesus Heals a Deaf Man) 
Devotional for 8.5.2018
Based on Exodus 16: 2-4, 9-15
(Manna in the Wilderness)
Devotional for 8.12.2018
Based on John 6: 35, 41-51
(Jesus Says He is Bread of Life) 
Devotional for 8.19.2018
Based on Ephesians 5: 15-20
(Paul’s Advice on Living Well)
Devotional for 7.15.2018
Based on Mark 6: 14-29
(Beheading of John the Baptist)
Devotional for 7.22.2018
Based on Mark 6: 30-31, 53-56
(Jesus’ Rest Interrupted by the Needs of the Crowd)
 Devotional for 7.29.2018
Based on John 6: 1-21
(Feeding of the 5000)
Based on Mark 4: 35-41
(Jesus Calms the Storm)
Devotional for 7.1.2018
Based on Mark 5: 21-43
(Raising Jairus’ Daughter)
Devotional for 7.8.2018
Based on Mark 6: 1-13
(Healing the Centurion’s Servant)