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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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Worth Doing Well

A short while ago, in August, Rebekah and I celebrated our twenty-third wedding anniversary. While I do not intend to write a commemorative…

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Where Do I Belong?

Tim lifted his eyes from his plate and looked around the room at his mom’s wedding reception. It was her second marriage. Tim really…

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What Is A Living Fossil?

“O Timothy, keep that which is committed to thy trust, avoiding profane and vain babblings, and oppositions of science falsely so…

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Was Jesus Just a Man?

Someone recently sent me a letter stating that Jesus was not divine. He believed that God had created Jesus as a human being in Mary’s…

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America: Transition To Tribulation

I often think of Dorothy saying, “Toto, I don’t believe we’re in Kansas anymore”, while considering the direction…

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Time for a Change

One rainy day, I was standing across the street from the Natural History Museum in Washington, D.C.. As I stood there, I watched a long line…

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Spiritual Geocaching

“I will give you hidden treasures, riches stored in secret places, so that you may know that I am the LORD the God of Israel, who…

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So What Does Australopithecus Sediba Have To Do With It?

Australopithecus Sediba (AS) is being promoted as the “game-changer” in the never-ending propaganda war aimed at getting folks to believe…

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How to Guide a Conversation Toward Jesus

I had a great opportunity to talk with someone about Christ today, a sharp young woman once told me, but I just couldn’t think of a…

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Safe in The Pilot’s Palm

Did you notice the panic in the streets? Did you observe the chaos in business and pleasure? At one moment, we are sipping a banana fudge…

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Ready or Not…

One afternoon, three little boys found themselves with nothing interesting to do. So, they decided to play hide-and-seek. While one boy…

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Self-Control – Fruit of the Spirit Series

For He is our peace, who has made both groups one and has broken down the barrier of the dividing wall….” (Eph. 2:14, MEV). The word peace…

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Empowering for Ministry

The term mentoring has become a popular buzzword in our generation. It conjures up all kinds of images and has accumulated dozens of…

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It All Starts With God

For everything, absolutely everything, above and below, visible and invisible … everything got started in him and finds its purpose in…

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Small Steps

Can I ask you something” An older gentleman beckoned to me. I interrupted my morning walk in the mall and went to the bench where he was…