Pulling On A Band-aid

One of the memories I have from my childhood, one of the scenes I remember was often repeated, is of getting all manners of minor scrapes and scratches. Like any active child, I would get them from playing, or exploring, or a host of other different adventures I had. And the one who would have […]

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With A Grateful Heart

There’s a picture that made the rounds on the internet some time ago about a Pastor who left what appears to be a snide message on a restaurant receipt. The message on the receipt reads, “I give God 10%, why do you get 18,” with the tip amount crossed out, and the signature of the […]

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The First King of Israel

Almost every nation in the world has, at one time or another, had a King ruling over it. The titles varied, with some called King, others Emperor, Tzar or Sultan. And other nations would even sometimes have a reigning Queen, but effectively the titles referred to the same kind of person: the sovereign head of […]

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Give Us This Day Our Daily Bread

Have you ever wondered why our daily bread, and not our weekly bread? Or our monthly bread? Being creatures of habit, desiring independence rather than dependency on God, we tend to forget to connect every day when the pressure is off. But if we have enough for that day, as the Israelites experienced in the […]

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Devotional on Worldly Wisdom

“Now this is our boast: Our conscience testifies that we have conducted ourselves in the world, and especially in our relations with you, with integrity and godly sincerity. We have done so, relying not on worldly wisdom but on God’s grace” 2 Corinthians 1:12 Those relying on worldly wisdom can never please God, they will […]

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Devotional – Struggling At Work

Are You Having Struggles At Work? To Adam he said, “Because you listened to your wife and ate fruit from the tree about which I commanded you, ‘You must not eat from it,’ “Cursed is the ground because of you; through painful toil you will eat food from it all the days of your life. […]

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Hidden Treasure

The kingdom of heaven is like treasure hidden in a field. When a man found it, he hid it again, and then in his joy went and sold all he had and bought that field. Matthew 13:44 Treasures are precious things which are not common. Only few people found them, and such people are considered […]

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Count the Costs

In the same way, those of you who do not give up everything cannot be my disciples. Luke 14:33 To be the disciple of Jesus, you have to count the cost. This is the position that God had called everyone that comes to Him to be. He will disciple us to disciple others, so that […]

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Gift Of Evangelism – The Power To Witness

Have you noticed with the discussion of the gifts, there may be a few where you are truly gifted, while others, seem to be dormant. What I see in these gifts is God has given us a strong area to utilize for Him but that doesn’t mean we shouldn’t operate in all the gifts from […]

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