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Do Our Traditions Replace The Word of God? and Need Prayer?

You’ll notice if you listen to the video, that I’m asking you to let me pray for you. The video gives a better explanation of how I want to do that, but the simple fact is that I want to … Continue reading

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Finishing the Story, Feeding the Five Thousand, and Finding Healing – Mark 6:30-56

After you’ve read the Bible through a number of times, it’s easy to become jaded and think that you’ll never find anything new. I wonder if that happened to the disciples and that’s why they didn’t learn the lesson of … Continue reading

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Update

For the last few days, I’ve been having internet/computer issues as I’ve been writing. It’s been frustrating trying to get any of my devotionals finished and/or uploaded because of the sporadic, in and out issues I’ve been having. I’m going … Continue reading

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October 30 – Learning to Extend God’s Grace

1 Timothy 1; Isaiah 31-33; Psalm 119:33-64 “And I thank Christ Jesus our Lord who has enabled me, because He counted me faithful, putting me into the ministry, although I was formerly a blasphemer, a persecutor, and an insolent man; … Continue reading

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August 5 – Learning to Do “Job One” as a Minister of God

2 Corinthians 5:11-6:13; 2 Kings 18; Micah 7 “We give no offense in anything, that our ministry may not be blamed. But in all things we commend ourselves as ministers of God:” (2 Corinthians 6:3-41 NKJV)  There are some people … Continue reading

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Can’t We Start Again, Please

The end is near! No, that’s not an apocalyptic statement, that’s a commentary on my self-granted three-month sabbatical. I stopped the daily devotional writing to do some self-reflection, to think about the process of writing the devotionals, and to think … Continue reading

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December 4 – Opening Our Eyes to the Needs All Year Long

Ezekiel 46-47 1 John 3 “This is how we know what real love is: Jesus gave his life for us. So we should give our lives for our brothers and sisters. Suppose someone has enough to live and sees a … Continue reading

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September 28 – Living as Good Citizens

Isaiah 5-6 Ephesians 1 “I pray also that you will have greater understanding in your heart so you will know the hope to which he has called us and that you will know how rich and glorious are the blessings … Continue reading

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September 21 – The Truth, The Whole Truth, and Nothing But The Truth

Ecclesiastes 7-9 2 Corinthians 13 “We cannot do anything against the truth, but only for the truth.” (2 Corinthians 13:8 NCV) As Paul wrapped up his defense of the gospel he left the Corinthians with two things to consider. The … Continue reading

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July 26 – What Happens After “I Told You So?”

Psalm 40-42 Acts 27:1-26 “But now I tell you to cheer up because none of you will die. Only the ship will be lost. Last night an angel came to me from the God I belong to and worship. The … Continue reading

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