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Devotionals

Getting Ahead and Being Behind

Today’s Scripture: Psalm 73:1-5 Central Thought: We find our wealth and prosperity only in the Lord Did you ever wonder if God has a…

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No Time Off

Today’s Scripture: Luke 9:7-27 Central Thought: We should be as willing to help meet the needs of others as Jesus is to meet our needs…

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Grab Hold and Hang On

Today’s Scripture: Luke 8:40-48 Central Thought: Reaching out and touching Jesus is a key to healing Have you ever wondered how…

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Master of the Storm

Today’s Scripture: Luke 8:22-25 Central Thought: Jesus has power over storms Storms. Trials. Problems. I don’t like them; none…

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Are You Listening?

Today’s Scripture: Luke 8:4-15 Central Thought: Hearing God is an every day choice There is a commercial on television for cell phone…

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Keep it Real!

Today’s Scripture: Luke 7:36-50 Central Thought: True humility is the key to correct worship ‘Keep it real!” This is a popular…

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Rise and Live

Today’s Scripture: Luke 7:11-16 Central Thought: Jesus can raise up your dead spirit Have you ever felt like you just wanted to give…

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A Successful Pilgrimage

Today’s Scripture: Luke 7:1-10 Central Thought: God desires us to walk under and in His authority Faith, power, and authority are…

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Reaching the Nations

Today’s Scripture: Psalm 67: 1-7 Central Thought: God wants the message of His salvation to reach every nation In this short Psalm we…

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A Generous Heart

Today’s Scripture: Proverbs 11: 24-26. Central Thought: I need not be rich to have a large heart Jesus pointed out to His disciples…

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Barbs in Your Eyes

Today’s Scripture: Numbers 33:55,56 Central Thought: Old sinful habits that are brought into my new spiritual life will bring pain. I…

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A Jewel of Gold in a Swine’s Snout

Today’s Scripture: Proverbs 11:22 Central Thought: Verbal indiscretion is as foolish as placing a gold ring in a pig’s nose In…

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Thirst for God

Today’s Scripture: Psalm 63: 1 Central Thought: When I, like a deer, am harried in the hunt and become thirsty enough, I will come at…

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My Weakness, God’s Strength

Today’s Scripture: Psalm 62:1-12 Central Thought: My strength is found only in God Little boys like to show how strong they are by…

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Kindness Quotient

Today’s Scripture: Proverbs 11:16-17 Central Thought: ‘Kindness is a language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see”…

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Ain’t Nothin Sweeter

Most Friday mornings I conduct the weekly Bible Study in the Reminiscence (Alzheimer’s) Neighborhood at Sunrise Senior Living at…

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An Altered Standard for Gossip

We all know people who are not calibrated to the social world at all, who if they participated in gossip sessions would learn a whole lot of…

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I’m Not Going to Live Forever

It’s been said, I am not going to live forever, but while I am still here, I will not waste time. On Tuesday I will be 55. Today I…

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Is it time for you to take a nap

I think discouragement is a deadly disease that’s not only universal, but also highly contagious. Have you ever noticed that when you…

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Georgia’s Song

Photographer and musician Charles Austin Miles composed the beloved hymn, In the Garden, in March of 1912. He was asked to write a song that…

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Do We Care Enough

Elderly people, who are experiencing health issues that keep them from church and other ordinary activities, have often touched our hearts.…

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Life to Come

As I entered the church, somber organ music played. I quickly found my seat. My husband, Reverend John Miller, had been asked to be the…

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Still Flexible

Are you still flexible enough to think of others, to continue growing, and to deal with change in your life But, we’ve always done it…

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Aging Helpfully

There is nothing like aging to burst that bubble! The more I see and experience, the more I realize that it isn’t a time of sitting…