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Saturday, January 11, 2020

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Revelation 21:1-4 I saw Heaven and earth new-created.  Gone the first heaven, gone the first earth, gone the sea. I saw Holy Jerusalem, new-created, descending resplendent out of Heaven, as ready for God as a bride for her husband.  I heard a voice thunder from the Throne: “Look!...

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

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2 Corinthians 8:10-15 Here is my advice: It would be good for you to finish what you started a year ago. Last year you were the first who wanted to give, and you were the first to begin doing it.  Now you should finish what you started. Let the eagerness you showed in the beginning be...

Monday, October 7, 2019

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Matthew 16:24 Then Jesus said, “If any of you wants to be my follower, you must give up your own way, take up your cross, and follow me." Matthew 16:24 (NLT) I was reminded of my grandmother when I began to write this devotional.  My grandmother was widowed quite early in life and had...

Tuesday, August 27, 2019

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Judges 6:15-16 But Lord,” Gideon replied, “how can I rescue Israel? My clan is the weakest in the whole tribe of Manasseh, and I am the least in my entire family!” The Lord said to him, “I will be with you.  And you will destroy the Midianites as if you were fighting...

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

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Deuteronomy 6:5-9 And you must love the Lord your God with all your heart, all your soul, and all your strength.  And you must commit yourselves wholeheartedly to these commands that I am giving you today. Repeat them again and again to your children.  Talk about them when you are at...

Monday, April 29, 2019

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Acts 2:37-42 Peter's words pierced their hearts and they said to him and to the other apostles, “Brothers, what should we do?”  Peter replied, “Each of you must repent of your sins and turn to God, and be baptized in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your...

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

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Luke 10:38-42 As Jesus and the disciples continued on their way to Jerusalem, they came to a certain village where a woman named Martha welcomed him into her home.  Her sister, Mary, sat at the Lord's feet, listening to what he taught. But Martha was distracted by the big dinner she was...

Friday, February 1, 2019

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Matthew 8:5-13 When Jesus returned to Capernaum,a Roman officer came and pleaded with him, “Lord, my young servant lies in bed paralyzed and in terrible pain”  Jesus said, “I will come and heal him.” But the officer said, “Lord, I am not worthy to have you come...

Friday, November 30, 2018

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Ezekiel 34:27 The trees of the field will yield their fruit and the ground will yield its crops; the people will be secure in their land.  They will know that I am the Lord, when I break the bars of their yoke and rescue them from the hands of those who enslaved them.  Ezekiel 34:27...

Saturday, October 27, 2018

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Luke 24:44-49 Then he said, “When I was with you before, I told you that everything written about me in the law of Moses and the prophets and in the Psalms must be fulfilled.”  Then he opened their minds to understand the scriptures. And he said, “Yes, it was written long...