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The Merciful

January 5 (Matthew 5:7 NIV) Blessed are the merciful, for they will be shown mercy. If you watch too many popular television shows and movies you might get the impression that revenge is the primary reason for anything to happen. … Continue reading

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January 3 – Quid Pro Nihil

Luke 6:27-49; Genesis 6; Genesis 7; Psalm 3 “But love your enemies, do good, and lend, hoping for nothing in return; and your reward will be great, and you will be sons of the Most High. For He is kind … Continue reading

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November 7 – Overcoming Temptation in a World of Sin

Jeremiah 40-42 Hebrews 4 “For our high priest is able to understand our weaknesses. He was tempted in every way that we are, but he did not sin. Let us, then, feel very sure that we can come before God’s … Continue reading

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July 21 – Surrendering Freedoms

1 Corinthians 8; 1 Kings 22; Amos 6 A quote from Benjamin Franklin surfaced about fifteen years ago and people post it to social media quite often. “Those who surrender freedom for security will not have, nor do they deserve, … Continue reading

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July 17 – Who Gets the Grace?

1 Corinthians 5; 1 Kings 18; Amos 2:1-3:2 I had an interesting experience while traveling in Rwanda. I was able to post my devotionals using a mobile app, but I wasn’t able to go to the site while there. Since … Continue reading

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