Monthly Archives: November 2014

November 30 – Faithful in Difficulties

Galatians 4:21-31; Lamentations 3-4; Psalm 146 The cries of anguish from God’s people filled the air. Jeremiah, that great prophet of God, is said to have written a whole book with a number of poems of the complaints and anguish. … Continue reading

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November 29 – From Parent to Child

Galatians 3:19-4:20; Lamentations 1-2; Psalm 145 It has been said that the Church is one generation away from extinction. If that’s true, then the key is that the message of the Gospel must be passed on from one generation to … Continue reading

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November 28 – Living in the Spirit

Galatians 3:1-18; Jeremiah 51-52; Psalm 144 In football, it’s the “prevent defense” which usually doesn’t prevent anything. Or it’s the high-powered offense that’s ahead and suddenly does nothing but run the ball up the middle. Instead of following the old … Continue reading

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November 27 – Enough! No More; No Less

As I began to write today’s devotional, I realized that while I had prepared to write yesterday’s I got distracted and never did. Today is a two for one. Galatians 1; Jeremiah 47-48; Psalm 142; Galatians 2; Jeremiah 49-50; Psalm 143 … Continue reading

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November 25 – Beliefs Have Consequences

2 Peter 3; Jeremiah 45-46; Psalm 141 Actions have consequences. The Bible often talks about suffering. We are warned to make sure that our suffering is because we follow Jesus, not because we did something wrong. Peter also reminds us … Continue reading

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November 24 – Considering God’s Will

Note: After resting my hand for a week, it’s back to sharing. I think it helped! 2 Peter 2; Jeremiah 43-44; Psalm 140 It’s a saying among many in the church that many people seek the will of God only … Continue reading

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Just a Note – Hiatus Coming

I have been having some major wrist and arm problems. I will not be using the computer for discretionary purposes for at least a week. My arm hurts too much when I type. I’m hoping that giving my arm rest that … Continue reading

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November 16 – Popularity

James 4; Jeremiah 27-28; Psalm 132 Who doesn’t want to be popular? We all love it when people praise us and talk about how good we are or how well we fit in. We want to have a “good witness” … Continue reading

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November 15 – The Power of the Tongue

James 3; Jeremiah 25-26; Psalm 131 We more often regret the things we say than the things we left unsaid. Words have an amazing power over us and over others. We take what people say in anger, for instance and … Continue reading

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November 14 – Faith That Makes a Difference

James 2; Jeremiah 23-24; Psalm 130 It is a continuous struggle among Christians. Is our relationship with God based on our faith or is it based on our works: doing the good things that make God like us. James reminds … Continue reading

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