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Daily Devotions

But Moses said to him, ‘Are you jealous for my sake? Would that all the Lord’s people were prophets, and that the Lord would put his spirit on them!’” vs. 29 Numbers 11:24-29 Joshua was one of the 70 elders chosen by Moses to help with leadership responsibilities during the wilderness wanderings. Evidently Joshua was pleased with the resulting prestige and complained when unchosen men started speaking for the Lord. Moses nailed the problem with the question, “Are you jealous?”…

Daily Devotions: May 6, 2020

May 6, 2020 Psalm 31:15-16 … “My times are in your hand; deliver me from the hand of my enemies and persecutors.” vs. 15 One of the great truths of human existence is that we are not in control. While that may seem self-evident to those who are wise, it still comes as a shock to many. In our youth we are regularly told wonderful lies by those who love us, aphorisms like “You can do anything,” or an old…

Daily Devotions: June 23, 2019

June 23, 2019 For full passage click: Luke 8:35-39 …“Then people came out to see what had happened, and when they came to Jesus, they found the man from whom the demons had gone sitting at the feet of Jesus, clothed and in his right mind. And they were afraid.” vs. 35 Luke makes an interesting observation in recounting the story of the Gerasene demoniac. He says that when the demons departed, the man was left in his “right mind.”…