Monthly Archives: December 2008

4 Minute Devotions: Pace Yourself

We are all at the starting line of 2009, ready to begin a New Year. How will we pace ourselves for what we will encounter?   Hebrews 12:1              Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of … Continue reading

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4 Minute Devotions: Simply Serving

Why do we, as Western Christians, feel entitled to God’s blessings? Are we meant to serve or be served by God?   Luke 2:39       When Joseph and Mary had done everything required by the Law of the Lord, they … Continue reading

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4 Minute Devotions: In Limbo

Psalm 91:14    “Because He loves me,” says the LORD, “I will rescue him; I will protect him, for he acknowledges My Name.”   After Christmas, there is always that in-between time when we all reflect about what’s happened throughout … Continue reading

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4 Minute Devotions: Faithful Love

Is God a Great Santa in the sky who laughs and lovingly indulges everything that we do? Or is there more to faith, love, and life?   Psalm 89:14    Righteousness and justice are the foundation of your throne; love … Continue reading

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Christmas Eve Homily

I can remember it as if it were yesterday. It was Christmas Eve, 1968 and I was an eleven year old boy – yes, I am 51 – and I was captivated by the Apollo 8 team, whose dangerous and … Continue reading

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Christmas Devotions: Beast of a Feast

Hebrews 7:25 Therefore He is able to save completely those who come to God through Him, because He always lives to intercede for them.   Sometimes, in the midst of all the pressure that we put ourselves under, we set … Continue reading

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4 Minute Devotions: Star Struck

Taking out the garbage on a cold winter night can be an amazing experience.   Podcast version here   Psalm 89:6      For who in the skies above can compare with the LORD? Who is like the LORD among the … Continue reading

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