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Why Are You Afraid?

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Background: I was reading a devotion from one of my favorite publications 1  today and was inspired to do a little research.  The focal verse for the devotion is Matthew 8:26 (ESV) –  And He [Jesus] said to them, “Why are … Continue reading

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Two Gates, Two Paths, Two Destinations

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As Jesus was wrapping up The Sermon on the Mount, recorded in the Bible by Matthew in chapters 5-7, He presented the crowds with the opportunity to make an important personal decision.  Hearers were presented with a life altering choice … Continue reading

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His Way

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Background: In the last days before His brutal crucifixion, agonizing death, glorious resurrection, and ascension back to Heaven, Jesus and His disciples gathered for the Feast of the Passover.  During supper, knowing that the appropriate time had come and in … Continue reading

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Growing in Wisdom

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My hearts desire in the coming year is to”grow in wisdom.” Wisdom doesn’t just grow with age. Wisdom is not simply acquired through education. Admittedly, some wisdom is learned through life experiences.  But “true” wisdom is a gift from God. … Continue reading

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Hope for 2019

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Thinking about the New Year and new opportunities for 2019, I was reminded of the letter the prophet Jeremiah sent to the Jewish exiles that Nebuchadnezzar had carried off to Babylon after sacking Jerusalem in 587 BC. In that letter … Continue reading

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Lamb of God

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Of all the names ascribed to Jesus in the Bible, perhaps the most significant one is the “Lamb of God.”  Without the fulfillment of the role of Jesus as the perfect sacrificial lamb, there would be no eternal forgiveness of … Continue reading

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The Names of Jesus Devotions


The Names of Jesus Devotions “Yeshua” – The Name Above Every Name “Immanuel” – God With Us The Son of God – How will That Be? The Son of Man The Good Shepherd The Light of the World The Author … Continue reading

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20 – Songs of Thanksgiving

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Jeremiah prophesied during the seventh century BC and into the sixth century BC.   His direct call from God came in the thirteenth year of the reign of King Josiah of Judah in 626 BC (Jeremiah 25:3).  The prophets Zephaniah, Habakkuk, … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Praise Devotions


If you are looking for a series of devotions for the Thanksgiving season, then check out my Thanksgiving Praise series at the following links: 1 – How Majestic Is Your Name 2 – How Great Are Your Works 3 – The Mountain … Continue reading

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19 – And Miriam Sang to Them

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Singing hymns and praises to God is an essential part of our modern-day worship experience.  Numerous references to music in worship are found throughout the Bible from both the Old and New Testaments.  The first mention of music is found … Continue reading

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