Monthly Archives: February 2009

Sunday Devotions: Back to The Future

Lectionary verse: Psalm 25:7 Remember not the sins of my youth and my rebellious ways; according to your love remember me, for you are good, O LORD. Most of the psalms in the Bible are written by David, Israel’s greatest … Continue reading

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4 Minute Daily Devotions: No Favoritism

Acts 10:34, 35 Then Peter began to speak: “I now realize how true it is that God does not show favoritism but accepts men from every nation who fear him and do what is right. It’s a problem for every … Continue reading

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4 Minute Daily Devotions: Mardi Gras or Mighty Grace?

Psalm 97:12 Rejoice in the LORD, you who are righteous, and praise His Holy Name. Today is Shrove Tuesday and usually our church gathers this evening for a Pancake Supper. It’s a great time of food, fellowship, and fun. Pancakes … Continue reading

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4 Minute Daily Devotions: Soldier-Servant

Acts 10:2 Cornelius and all his family were devout and God-fearing; he gave generously to those in need and prayed to God regularly. I think when I get to heaven, I’d like to meet Cornelius. His story fascinates me and … Continue reading

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Book Study: The Shack 14

Chapter 16: A Morning of Sorrows   P218    The man standing next to him looked a bit like Papa; dignified, older and wiry and taller than Mack. He had silver white hair pulled back into a ponytail, matched by a … Continue reading

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Political Cartoons: Bubba’s Back!

Bill Clinton is insisting that if he had still been in power, the financial fiasco would have been prevented… …even although it was the policies of his administration that created the present mortgage meltdown!

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Daily Devotions: Stupid Button

Hebrews 4:16 Let us then approach the throne of grace with confidence, so that we may receive mercy and find grace to help us in our time of need. I wasn’t a very nice person when I was a drunk. … Continue reading

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4 Minute Daily Devotions: Oscar Month

John 6:15       Jesus, knowing that they intended to come and make him king by force, withdrew again to a mountain by himself.   I love February because it’s Oscars month on Turner Classic movies. I get to record and … Continue reading

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4 Minute Daily Devotions: Where Best to Invest

Now is not the time to invest in stocks; now is the time to invest in church. John 4:34 “My food,” said Jesus, “is to do the will of him who sent me and to finish his work.” In these … Continue reading

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Book Study: The Shack 13

Chapter 15: A Festival of Friends   P209    Mack – He could see that the stars were in motion, not hurriedly but smoothly and with precision, as if there were grand celestial conductors coordinating their movement.   Q: Why are … Continue reading

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