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interpreting the times

A few months back my wife suggested that we move away from reading a devotional book entry each night and instead go through a book of the Bible during our family devotional time with our grandson each night … her … Continue reading

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A Prayer about Nonselective Compassion

Yep, I think the Holy Spirit might just be speaking to me. The above is the title of the next devotional entry in my 2015 devotional book (Everyday Prayers: 365 Days to a Gospel-Centered Faith by Pastor Scotty Smith) that I … Continue reading

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journaling thru ‘Knowing Jesus’

Recently I purchased the Kindle eBook, Knowing Jesus: 150 Reflections on the Life and Teaching of Jesus by Jim Reapsome.  I had picked it up simply as a devotional book but once I read the first entry I felt led … Continue reading

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Insufficiency and God’s sense of humor

Just a little over two weeks ago I opened my devotional on the Holy Spirit to read the following passage of Scripture … Are we beginning to commend ourselves again? Or do we need, as some do, letters of recommendation … Continue reading

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God, faith, hope and patience

Every year as Christmas approaches, our family plans on staying focused on Christ Jesus … the reason for the season.  But most years we suddenly find ourselves at Christmas day or even the day after realizing that once again we … Continue reading

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The Valley of Vision … a prayer and a book

LORD, HIGH AND HOLY, MEEK AND LOWLY, Thou has brought me to the valley of vision, where I live in the depths but see thee in the heights; hemmed in by mountains of sin I behold thy glory. Let me … Continue reading

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