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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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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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My Church Hurt My Family

Our Church hurt my teens. In fact, they were so hurt that they quit attending services. This is not the norm for my family. We were heavily…

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Stash

The little boxwood bush outside the French doors began to tremble. I could see only the top of it from where I sat at the table. The shaking…

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Teach them to Look to God

When I talk about being responsible to somebody, I mean having to answer to that person. As children grow up, they find they must answer to…

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Teaching Practical Coping Skills

Our adolescents need practical coping skills. These survival skills enable them to function in the real world away from Mom and Dad. To…

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The Death of Marriage

Therefore shall a man leave his father and mother, and shall cleave unto his wife and they shall be one flesh. Genesis 2:24 When Jesus was…

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The Empty Nest Years A Time of New Beginnings

Your children are grown and gone. After years of wiping running noses and ferrying kids to after-school practices and recitals, you finally…

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The Father

Young ladies may smile fondly when they remember their fathers. Grown women sometimes weep when their fathers are laid to rest, even though…

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The Family Alter

“You sure have good kids!” Darla said to her friend Grace. “Did you do anything special in raising them?” “We…

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The Gift of Service

The residual British tea-gene is a deeply important element of my social and behavioral composition. In fact, research suggests that many…

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The Next Generation

Did you ever have something you read in print jump off the page and into your heart. That is exactly what happened to me recently while I…

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The Father

Young ladies may smile fondly when they remember their fathers. Grown women sometimes weep when their fathers are laid to rest, even though…

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The Forgotten Ones

Oh, Babsy! Am I glad to see you! said my aged mother as she scooted herself to a sitting position in bed. I visited Mother often in the care…

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Kindness – Fruit of the Spirit Series

“Be kind and compassionate to one another” (Eph. 4:32, MEV) The kindness that comes as a fruit of the Spirit is revealed in the life of…

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Marriage Enrichment A Healthy Path for Your Marriage

In 1964, when we were first married, there was very little information on marriage or premarital counseling. My soon-to-be wife and I…

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The Key to Your Child’s Heart

You’ve read all the parenting books. You’ve tried their answers, but they sometimes defy the practicality of day-to-day living.…