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Daily Devotional, Verse & Quote: We Are Sinners


Today’s Prayer God, have mercy on me, a sinner. — The tax collector in Luke 18, who in his awareness of his own sin would not even look up to heaven as he prayed Today’s Scripture Reading: John 12:20-33 Now there were … Continue reading

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Sunday Sermon: Surviving the Storms of our Life


We have been in a study of Surviving the Storms and have found that it is not an accident or stroke of fate that gets you beyond the problems of life. I was at a funeral and I met the … Continue reading

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Jesus Overturns The Tables


Today’s Prayer O merciful Father, do not consider what we have done against you; but what our blessed Savior has done for us. Don’t consider what we have made of ourselves, but what He is making of us for you … Continue reading

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Prayer for the Family and Friends of those lost on Malaysia #MH370


Heavenly Father, As many are mourning the death of their family and friends who were passengers on the Malaysian Airlines flight MH370, I pray that you would be a comforter. Speak words of comfort and solace to them. Heal the … Continue reading

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Dealing with Conflict in Relationships


We’re created for relationship with God. And that relationship is expressed in many ways through our relationships with others. But sometimes those relationships go terribly wrong. People have the power to wound and scar us. The more we love someone, … Continue reading

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THE PURPOSE OF TRIALS AND TRIBULATIONS: THE 7 AREAS OF TESTING


The past year has been unusually difficult for me. I have been tested and tried. My faith has been questioned. My purpose became unclear. Although my trials and tribulations continue, the light I thought I lost is back within view. … Continue reading

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Daily Devotional: Love Thy Neighbor?


Let’s face it, not everyone is going to like each of us! Not every one of our neighbors is going to love us! But we are commanded to “love thy neighbor as thyself”! It is hard sometimes to love thy … Continue reading

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Daily Verse


Matthew 7:12 (NRSV) The Golden Rule 12 “In everything do to others as you would have them do to you; for this is the law and the prophets.”

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Daily Devotional: Don’t Despair In A World Like Ours?


It is so easy for all of us to get caught up in what is happening in the world around us: murders, rapes, diseases, hungry, homeless, and poor. There are wars happening and strange and unusual weather patterns causing extremely … Continue reading

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Daily Verse


1 John 4:20-21 (NRSV) 20 Those who say, “I love God,” and hate their brothers or sisters, are liars; for those who do not love a brother or sisterwhom they have seen, cannot love God whom they have not seen. 21 The commandment … Continue reading

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