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Devotionals

Are You Making a Difference?

There are, and have been, many people who paint the face of history with their choices in life. Such a person is Felix Kersten. What is Your…

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Keep Praying? Why?

Read Luke 17:20–18:14 Think To listen to some believers, you’d get the impression that faith is knowing exactly what will happen…

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Heed God’s Warnings

Read 1 Samuel 8-10 Think Warnings are everywhere. Along roadsides, on medicines, and even on food packages. Some warnings seem to have…

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What is Your Influence?

Read Luke 17:1-19 Think Jesus’ followers should be known for helping to relieve others of their hurts and offenses by extending…

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Hearing The Voice of God

Read 1 Samuel 3-7 Think How many times have you thought, I wish God would just tell me what He wants me do? You may never hear God speaking…

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Are You Maximizing Your Resources?

Read Luke 16:1-31 Think Are you making the most of your resources and relationships? When you’re with Christians, are you taking full…

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Living Beneath Your Privileges!

What would you think of a person who lived in absolute poverty but also had a modest fortune available to them of over a quarter of a…

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This Present Suffering

Read 1 Samuel 1-2 Think How do you handle disappointment and discouragement? Do you cave in to outside pressures, collapse under the weight…

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Love Through Trouble

Read Ruth 1-4 Think Are you looking out for yourself and doing what’s best for you? Plenty of influential people will tell you to do…

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Seeking and Saving That Which Was Lost

Read Luke 15:11-32 Think Have you ever lost something really valuable or important? Perhaps it lost you–like a runaway pet. How did…

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What Are You Willing to Give to Follow?

Read Luke 14:25-15:10 Think While Jesus was on earth, a lot of people followed Him at one time or another. They followed Him from place to…

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What Are You Defending?

Read Judges 19-21 Think Who are you willing to defend? Your family? Your friends? Perhaps you would stand up for those who support a worthy…

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Who is Being Exalted?

Read Luke 14:1-24 Think What are you doing to get ahead? After all, that’s the way of the world isn’t it? It certainly is for a…

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God’s Ways Higher Than Our Ways

Read Judges 17-18 Think Do you like to do your own thing, be your own person? When you were younger, could you hardly wait until you could…

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Narrow is The Way

Read Luke 13:22-35 Think If you listen to most well-meaning, spiritually open individuals, it would seem that there are many ways to God.…

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Ten Concepts of a Healthy Marriage

You have just been introduced to all the Basic Concepts that I use whenever I try to save a marriage. If you apply them all to your…

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Facing An Unexpected Illness

If you are battling illness in your life, you know what it means to feel strength fade and hope dim. It is hard for a healthy person to…

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The Voice

On June 17, 1998, 81-year-old Robert Kupferschmid and his 52-year-old pilot friend, Wesley Sickle, were flying from Indianapolis to Muncie,…

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Finding True Healing

Few things in life can change our lives as quickly as illness. Whether you are facing your own sickness or you walking with someone who is…

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The Ministry of Comfort

Few things are more disconcerting than a telephone call informing you that a family member or a friend has died. Brenda and I received three…

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It’s Crazy Out There

Back in 2014 a trendy little acronym made the rounds in managerial circles—VUCA, which stands for volatility, uncertainty, complexity, and…

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Three Ways to Thrive at Home During the Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has upturned our world in ways we have never experienced. We are encouraged strongly to wash our hands, do not touch…

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PEOPLE NEEDED TO STAND IN THE GAP

It’s funny how two lives can seem to drift further and further apart, only to bump into each other near the end. This was the case between…

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Surviving Christmas

“We would like,” the email read, “for you to write 2 articles for this year’s booklet as you think about the joys of Christmas.” I groaned.…

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Daughters of Deliverance – Part 1: Freedom: Your Lifeline

Part 5: Daughters of Deliverance Day 1: Freedom: Your Lifeline “Now the Lord is the Spirit, and wherever the Spirit of the Lord is, there is…

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One Large Slice of Christmas Magic

  The children were not very old that Christmas. Five and Seven, something like that. Our church was sponsoring a tree full of…

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Making Room for Joy at Christmas

For my heart-friend, this Christmas will be beyond difficult. ‘Tis the season to be jolly. Right’ She feels anything but jolly. She’s…

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Unexpected Glory

It passes like a red, green, and gold blur of lights, wrapping paper, and familiar carols. Bombarded by gift requests, holiday programming,…

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The Greatest Gift You Can Give

‘Where is He who is born king of the Jews’ the Magi asked. ‘We’ve seen His star rising in the east and we’re…

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God’s Glorious Creativity and Power

Today’s Scripture: Psalm 104:24-35 Central Thought: Appreciate God’s power and creative beauty that is evident in the world in which we…

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Journey to Wholeness

Millions of people are broken hearted by circumstances, poor relationships with others, sinfulness, and physical testing. Throughout His…