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Category: Devotions

Faithful Stewards

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DEVOTION – Stewardship
“Moreover it is required in stewards that one be found faithful.” (1 Corinthians 4:2) “Thus he left all that he had in Joseph’s hand, and he did not know what he had except for the bread which he ate.” (Genesis 39:6) It is a strange course on which the Lord led Joseph. At home, he was Read More
Life is full of choices—some of little consequence, and some that can change the entire course of your future. There is perhaps no other decision that has more far-reaching implications than selecting a spouse. Here are some time-tested scriptural principles, as well as practical advice on how to go about making this choice in a way that will Read More

Our Father’s Day

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DEVOTION – FATHER’S DAY
How difficult is it to get a national holiday started? If one were to look at the history behind Father’s Day, the conclusion would be—quite difficult. It seems as far back as the Middle Ages, Catholic Europe held a Father’s Day of sorts on the Feast of St. Joseph. However, the practice Read More

Graduating with the Lord

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DEVOTION – GRADUATION
Near the end of my first grade year, I asked my mom how much longer I needed to go to school. I enjoyed first grade as well as kindergarten the year before that, but I did wonder if there would be a day when I wouldn’t have to go anymore. I had suspected that I would need to go at least until Read More

Graduating with the Lord

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Near the end of my first grade year, I asked my mom how much longer I needed to go to school. I enjoyed first grade as well as kindergarten the year before that, but I did wonder if there would be a day when I wouldn’t have to go anymore. I had suspected that I would need to go at least until eighth grade, and my suspicions were confirmed. Then Read More

Answering for Themselves

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Jeslyn just looked at me. I had some very important questions for her, but she gave no answer. “Do you renounce the devil and all his wicked works and all his ways?” Obviously, that is a question to which you would hope to hear an unambiguous “YES!” answer. But, Jeslyn said nothing—she just looked at me. Why the silence to such an Read More

“Hat in Hand”

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DEVOTION – ASH WEDNESDAY
An office worker named Bill had had just about enough. He was tired of the management’s incompetence. Most of all, he was tired of his immediate supervisor, Mr. Sanders. He had to vent about it somewhere, so he walked over to his co-worker’s desk and said “Sylvia, can you believe that Read More

Is This Worm an “Easter Egg?”

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DEVOTION – LENT
“But I am a worm, and no man; A reproach of men, and despised by the people.”  (Psalm 22:6) When the term “Easter egg” is applied to a movie or other such medium, it does not refer to the hard-boiled and brightly colored eggs that some families hide for their children to find on Easter. Read More

Called to Action

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Read John 1:29-51 Examples—good, bad, or indifferent—are all around us. Even though we know the Bible’s primary purpose is to show us the path to heaven through the grace of our Lord Jesus, the Scriptures are also full of examples. Paul tells us, “Now all these things happened to them as examples, and they were written for our Read More

What’s in a Name?

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DEVOTION – NAME OF JESUS
“And when eight days were completed for the circumcision of the Child, His name was called Jesus, the name given by the angel before He was conceived in the womb.” (Luke 2:21)  Though not often descriptive today, there have been many names in times past with meaning behind Read More