Tag Archives: Roman law

November 3- Hurricane Force Winds or Gentle Breezes?

Jeremiah 30-31 Philemon 1 “Maybe Onesimus was separated from you for a short time so you could have him back forever—no longer as a slave, but better than a slave, as a loved brother. I love him very much, but … Continue reading

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July 24 – But Paul Said That He Is Still Alive

Psalm 35-36 Acts 25 “They stood up and accused him, but not of any serious crime as I thought they would. The things they said were about their own religion and about a man named Jesus who died. But Paul … Continue reading

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January 1 – Acting On My Beliefs

Note: for a variety of reasons, I am changing the format of my devotionals. If you prefer the old format, see the links at the end. I’ll explain why before the links.  Genesis 4-6 Matthew 2 (New Century Version) “While Joseph thought … Continue reading

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May 20 – Faith Leads to Works

Acts 26:19-32; 1 Samuel 1:1-2:10; Psalm 49 Rosaria Butterfield was a tenured professor at Syracuse University. She was opposed to Christian beliefs as an atheist and was working on a book to “expose” the Christian right from her viewpoint. As … Continue reading

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May 21 – Showing Character

Acts 27:1-12; 1 Samuel 2:11-36; Psalm 50 The Roman law was stern and strict. If you remember the story of the Philippian jailer about to kill himself after the earthquake, you might wonder why? The law was that if a … Continue reading

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