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Devotionals

NT Fire Starters – Day 87: Luke 7:36-50

READ: Luke 7:36-50 THINK: How often have you stopped to consider just how merciful God has been to you and how much God’s forgiveness…

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NT Fire Starters – Day 86: Luke 7:1-35

READ: Luke 7:1-35 THINK: Are you the type of person that wants proof? Do you tend to have a “believe-it-when-I-see-it” attitude…

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NT Fire Starters – Day 85: Luke 6:17-49

READ: Luke 6:17-49 THINK: Do you have any enemies? Or maybe just a few people that get on your nerves? While God wants you to strive for…

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NT Fire Starters – Day 84: Luke 6:1-16

READ: Luke 6:1-16 THINK: Do you ever feel like you need a break? God certainly knows and understands that you do, and He’s provided…

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NT Fire Starters – Day 83: Luke 5:17-39

READ: Luke 5:17-39 THINK: Have you ever gotten stuck in a rut? When you go through the same old routine over and over, you hardly have to…

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NT Fire Starters – Day 82: Luke 5:1-16

READ: Luke 5:1-16 THINK: Are you a “think-before-you-act” type of person, or are you overly spontaneous? It’s probably…

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NT Fire Starters – Day 81: Luke 4:14-44

READ: Luke 4:14-44 THINK: People seem to love superheroes. And it’s not just children who are attracted to the fantasy. Even prime…

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NT Fire Starters – Day 80: Luke 4:1-13

READ: Luke 4:1-13 THINK: What tempts you? And what are you doing–if anything–to deal with and overcome temptation? Keep in mind…

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NT Fire Starters – Day 79: Luke 3:1-38

READ: Luke 3:1-38 THINK: Do most people who know you realize that you’re Christian? How about those who don’t know you well, but…

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NT Fire Starters – Day 78: Luke 2:21-52

READ: Luke 2:21-52 THINK: How young is too young to grasp God’s purpose and mission for one’s life? If true Christianity is…

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NT Fire Starters – Day 77: Luke 2:1-20

READ: Luke 2:1-20 THINK: Jesus birth was a big event. No doubt about it. Even though most people in the world overlook the significance of…

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NT Fire Starters – Day 76: Luke 1:57-80

READ: Luke 1:57-80 THINK: Put yourself in Zechariah’s place and consider how you might have felt and what you might have done under…

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NT Fire Starters – Day 75: Luke 1:26-56

READ: Luke 1:26-56 THINK: How do you think you would have responded if an angel appeared to you with the news he brought to Mary? Would you…

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NT Fire Starters – Day 74: Luke 1:1-25

READ: Luke 1:1-25 THINK: When people are trying to prove a case–like in court–what kinds of evidence do they look for? When…

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NT Fire Starters – Day 73: Mark 16:1-20

READ: Mark 16:1-20 THINK: Since we have full access to God’s written Word, we may sometimes find it difficult to relate to the…

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