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Daily Devotions

Do you think that I have come to bring peace to the earth? No, I tell you, but rather division!” vs. 51 Luke 12:49-53 Not everything that we read in the gospels brings joy to our hearts. Oh, there is much that is beautiful and inspiring, but Luke wasn’t in the business of censoring Jesus. Even when his words were disquieting and disturbing, Luke included them because they were a true reflection of what life in Christ is like. Jesus…

Daily Devotions: April 17, 2019

April 17, 2019 For full passage click: Hebrews 12:1-3 …“Consider him who endured such hostility against himself from sinners, so that you may not grow weary or lose heart.” vs. 3 Most of us will, at one time or another in the course of our lifetimes, discover that there are people who have it in for us. Sometimes we’ll know the reason. We’ve done or said something that has caused offense and the victims are simply getting even as best…

Daily Devotions: November 27, 2018

November 27, 2018 To read full passage click: Psalm 25:1-5 …“Make me to know your ways, O Lord; teach me your paths.” vs 4 Most people want to do good! No matter where we go around the globe, no matter what religion people espouse, there is a general desire to do what is right. Even people with no faith at all want to lead decent lives. That’s just the way God has wired us. But it’s not that easy. As all…

Daily Devotions: October 20, 2018

October 20, 2018 Mark 10:35-40  …“James and John, the sons of Zebedee, came forward to him and said to him, ‘Teacher, we want you to do for us whatever we ask of you.’” vs. 35 When James and John decided to follow Jesus, leaving their father sitting in the boat, they weren’t nearly so altruistic as we sometimes think. Judging by this text, they had given up the family business for the sake of personal gain–they were hoping to get…