Devotions

October 3 – 8

DEVOTIONS October 3 – 8 Monday, October 3 – “After this, Jesus traveled about from one town and village to another, proclaiming the good news of the kingdom of God.  The Twelve were with him,” (Luke 8:1) It all started with Jesus showing the disciples who to be.  In Luke chapter 9, Jesus will send …

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September 19-24

DEVOTIONS September 19-24 Monday, September 19 – “Do not be far from me, for trouble is near and there is no one to help.” (Psalm 22:11) This is a prayer of King David.  He understood that trials will come.  He also understood that facing trials without an open, honest, real relationship with God is a …

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September 12-17

DEVOTIONS September 12-17 Monday, September 12 – “The wise inherit honor, but fools get only shame.” (Proverbs 3:35) Wisdom and foolishness have nothing to do with your level of intelligence.  They both have to do with how well you are able to use your level of intelligence.  Many people with a high IQ play the …

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September 5 – 10

DEVOTIONS September 5 – 10 Monday, September 5 – “Then the Lord God formed man from the dust of the ground and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life, and man became a living being.” (Genesis 2:7) Humans are not humans because of biology or even psychology.  These are simply methods of explaining human …

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August 22-27

DEVOTTIONS August 22-27 Monday, August 22 – “When the people heard this, they were cut to the heart and said to Peter and the other apostles, ‘Brothers, what shall we do?’” (Acts 2:37) Just how are you supposed to live, in response to the good news of Jesus?  This is the question for the ages.  …

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August 15 – 20

DEVOTIONS August 15 – 20 Monday, August 15 – “And being found in appearance as a man, he humbled himself by becoming obedient to death – even death on the cross!” (Philippians 2:8) Humility and obedience, two words that strike fear and dread in the heart of many a follower of Jesus.  Here are the …

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August 8 – 13

DEVOTIONS August 8 – 13 Monday, August 8 – “So if the Son sets you free, you will be free indeed.” (John 8:36) Freedom is what Jesus offers.  Freedom from the power and the grip of sin and death.  I always found it interesting that this verse ends with the word “indeed”.  For faith in …

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August 1 – 6

DEVOTIONS August 1 – 6 Monday, August 1 – “But let the one who boasts boast about this: that they have the understanding to know me, that I am the Lord, who exercises kindness, justice and righteousness on earth, for in these I delight, declares the Lord.” (Jeremiah 9:24) How is your relationship with God?  …

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