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Daily Devotions

1 Thessalonians 5:6-15 “Therefore encourage one another and build up each other, as indeed you are doing.” vs. 11 As we move through these shortening days of December, in reality time seems to be stretching out. We’re tired of travel restrictions and bothered by the continued spread of the virus in our country. So many have been worn down by the isolation and daily conflicting reports about vaccines and quarantine. And since we can’t seem to get words of encouragement…

Daily Devotions: April 12, 2020 – EASTER SUNDAY!

April 12, 2020 Matthew 28:1-10 … “Then Jesus said to them, ‘Do not be afraid; go and tell my brothers to go to Galilee; there they will see me.’” vs. 10 There’s a double word of grace in today’s text. Twice the women hear–once from the angel, and once from Jesus–that they should not be afraid. That’s good news at any time, but it’s especially important now as we continue to deal with COVID-19. Once we had thought that restrictions…

Daily Devotions: October 1, 2018

October 1, 2018 Genesis 2:18-20  …“The man gave names to all cattle, and to the birds of the air, and to every animal of the field; but for the man there was not found a helper as his partner.” vs. 20 This delightful creation story from Genesis presents an important truth about what it means to be human, namely that we’re not meant to live in isolation. Humans are designed for community, and most importantly we’re meant to have companions.…

Daily Devotions: July 25 , 2018

July 25, 2018 Psalm 145:15-18…“The Lord is near to all who call on him, to all who call on him in truth.” vs. 18 The psalmist has a compelling perspective. Not only is the Lord the awesome ruler of the universe, one who provides for the needs of every living creature, the Lord is also the intimate source of strength and life, as near to us as our breath. It’s important for us to remember this, particularly when we struggle…