Category Archives: Bible promises

Church devotion: Crossroads – Acts 22

“‘Who are you, Lord?’ I asked. “‘I am Jesus of Nazareth, whom you are persecuting,’ he replied.” Acts 22:8 (NIV) Before the Apostle Paul was dramatically converted on the road to Damascus, he was fanatically devoted to God. He zealously wanted to … Continue reading

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Morning Devotion: A New Day – Isaiah 45:6

Isaiah 45:6      From the rising of the sun to the place of its setting, people may know there is none besides me. I am the Lord, and there is no other. I’m usually awake before each sunrise, so I get to watch … Continue reading

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Healing devotion: Forgetting the Past

Isaiah 43:18     “Forget the former things; do not dwell on the past.” Living in the past is a sure fire way to spoil the present and sabotage the future. As human beings, we are both blessed and cursed with powerful … Continue reading

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Short Devotion: What is Church? Ephesians 3:10-11

Ephesians 3:10-11      His intent was that now, through the church, the manifold wisdom of God should be made known to the rulers and authorities in the heavenly realms, according to his eternal purpose that he accomplished in Christ Jesus our Lord. Some people these … Continue reading

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Christian devotion: Life’s Greatest Gift

Ephesians 2:8-9          For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith—and this is not from yourselves, it is the gift of God – not by works, so that no one can boast. If ever there was a Christian who did a … Continue reading

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Stushie’s Stuff: Christmas Losses

Psalm 119:50 My comfort in my suffering is this: Your promise preserves my life. Christmas can be a hard time for people who have lost their loved ones to death, especially if it occurs during the month of December. I … Continue reading

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Lent devotions: Jesus the Christ – Mark 6 v 13

Mark 6:13 They drove out many demons and anointed many sick people with oil and healed them. The word ‘Christ’ means ‘the Anointed One’ and it was meant to signify that Jesus was specially chosen, divinely honored, and majestically exalted … Continue reading

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Devotions for Lent: Out of Deep Waters

Psalm 18:16 He reached down from on high and took hold of me; he drew me out of deep waters. For a couple of summers I used to help out for a week at our Presbytery’s Outdoor Camp Site at … Continue reading

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lent Devotions: Fishing for Souls – Mark 4 v 36

Mark 4:36 Leaving the crowd behind, they took him along, just as he was, in the boat. There were also other boats with him. There’s a wonderful 17th century painting created by a Dutch artist Adriaen van den Venne called … Continue reading

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Helping Haiti: Good News

Mark 1:15            “The time has come,” he said. “The kingdom of God is near. Repent and believe the good news!” We talk a lot in church about the good news, but do we actually take it to others? I’m … Continue reading

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