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Daily Devotions

“Or do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit within you, which you have from God, and that you are not your own?” vs. 19 1 Corinthians 6: 15-20 Paul was a champion of God’s grace, but he wasn’t the least bit permissive! There was no way that he could condone the visits to prostitutes that were evidently taking place in the congregation at Corinth. In his estimation such a practice was a sin…

Daily Devotions: August 22, 2019

August 22, 2019 For full passage click: Hebrews 12:18-21 … “You have not come to something that can be touched, a blazing fire, and darkness, and gloom, and a tempest…” vs. 18 The writer of the book of Hebrews, writing to people who were familiar with Scripture, found inspiration in the faith of the ancestors, but also pointed to the limitations of their stories. Here he compares the experience of the Israelites at Mt. Sinai with the new covenant mediated…

Daily Devotions: December 30, 2018

December 30, 2018                                                                                                                                To read full passage click: Luke 2:48-52 …“He said to them, ‘Why were you searching for me? Did you not know that I must be in my Father’s house?’” vs. 49 It appears that parenting Jesus was a challenge for Mary and Joseph. They had every right to be upset with him. He had deliberately stayed behind in Jerusalem when the group from Nazareth had begun their journey home. There’s no mention that he said a…

Daily Devotions: December 26, 2018

December 26, 2017                                                                                                                  To read full passage click: Isaiah 61:10-62:3 …“For Zion’s sake I will not keep silent, and for Jerusalem’s sake I will not rest, until her vindication shines out like the dawn, and her salvation like a burning torch.” vs. 1 In recent weeks we’ve been reading about the city of Jerusalem and the controversy that has erupted over whether it should be recognized as the capital of Israel, given that it is also the most important city…