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About jimdavenport

Jim Davenport resides in the USA in Northeast Georgia, is a member of a Southern Baptist Church and is a retired Christian business man. Jim and his wife Charlotte have one son and daughter in law, Keven and Amy, four grandchildren – Ashlyn (Davenport) & Josh Murphy, Mason & Rebecca (Knight) Davenport and four great-grandchildren. Jim and Charlotte own a mountain get-away home located on Lookout Mountain in Alabama where they spend many spring, summer and fall days working in their raised bed organic garden. Jim has served as a Deacon and Trustee in his local church most of his adult life and on the Executive Committee and Finance Committee of the Board of Trustees of Shorter University, an intentionally Christian institution located in Rome, Georgia. Jim has a passion for the word of God and has always believed that Christian principles should guide every aspect of his life. He also loves Christian music and often served as a tenor soloist in his church. One of the highlights of his life was the nearly 20 years he spent singing with The Good News, a Southern Gospel quartet. Jim served as an Information Technology professional his entire working career of 50 years holding senior positions in and consulting with hundreds of world-class organizations in the United States, Canada, Europe, Central and South America, Australia and New Zealand. Jim remains as President and CEO of InfoSys Solutions Associates, Inc. and is a retired partner of IT Governance Partners, LLC, both of which are “Trusted Advisor” technology and business consulting firms. Jim has authored a number of books available at www.jimdavenport.me/jims-books. His blog has ben read by readers from more than 170 countries. Jim holds both a BS and an MS in Mathematics from Georgia State University in Atlanta, Georgia and completed Management Development Training at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia.

An Easter Devotion – The Servant Who Suffered For Us


Background: If you had been a Jew in Jesus’ day, you  probably would have been disappointed to learn that He was the promised and  long-expected Messiah.  The idea of a suffering messiah never gained general acceptance in the Jewish nation.  … Continue reading

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God is Our Protector

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My wife and I regularly include one of Pastor Greg Laurie’s devotional thoughts in our daily time together for Bible study and prayer.  The central message of one of Pastor Laurie’s devotions (Under His Protection, May 5, 2018) continues to … Continue reading

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Ready for Battle

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Tonight my wife and I read the devotion, “Ready for Battle,” from “The Heart of Worship” daily devotional book that we obtained through our church (Christ Place Church, Flowery Branch, GA) in December, 2019. You may also use this book … Continue reading

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God Will Provide

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A Lesson on Living the Christian Life in Times of Trouble.  Suitable for an individual, small group and/or family devotion.*1 Click here to view and/or download a .pdf version of this lesson. *2   Key Thought Psalm 46:1 –  God … Continue reading

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The Word Became Flesh – A Christmas Devotional


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Background: Christmas is all about celebrating the birth of “Christ” Jesus … not Santa Claus, not giving and getting, not friends, not even family.  Not to say that the traditions that surround Christmas are unimportant.  But…

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THE MESSIAH

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My interest in George Frideric Handel’s (1685-1759) Oratorio,  Messiah (1741), dates back to my high school days in the church youth choir.  Our Minister of Music introduced us to what I now know was a rather…

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Rejoice Always!


A Lesson on Living a Life Filled with Joy from the Apostle Paul Key Thought Christians are never helpless victims of circumstances.  Joy does not come from what happens to us.  Rather, it results primarily from our attitude and the … Continue reading

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All Things New

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Even at the end of the growing season amidst the fog and rain, our Raised Bed Mountain Garden is still BEAUTIFUL! Soon it goes to sleep for the winter only to be made new by our Heavenly Father in the … Continue reading

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Born Twice!


I was born the first time in the midst of World War II. I was born the second time twelve years later. No, I did not physically die, nor was I reincarnated. But both births were miraculous. My first birth … Continue reading

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The True Vine and The Vinedresser

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Are you a gardener?  I am.  My wife and I have a raised bed flower and vegetable garden and a small orchard that we enjoy each spring, summer and fall. We have learned so much about God through the process … Continue reading

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