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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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2010 Daily devotions: Leaving Our Nets

Mark 1:18 At once they left their nets and followed him. When I was a pastor in Scotland, I loved working with the local fishermen. They were a hardy breed of manly men. They were coarse and rustic, weather beaten … Continue reading

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4 Minute Daily Devotions: Arguing Against God – Job 23 v 4

Job 23:4          I would state my case before him and fill my mouth with arguments. I feel sorry for the whole Christian Church right now. We seem to be stumbling over our own feet and are constantly struggling with … Continue reading

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4 Minute Daily Devotions: Christ’s Fan Club – Dancing with the Stars

Luke 17:25 But first he must suffer many things and be rejected by this generation. Apparently, Donny Osmond won “Dancing with the Stars” last night on television. I never watch the show but millions of other people do, so I’m … Continue reading

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Daily Devotions: Everlasting Words

Acts 6: 10 But they could not stand up against his wisdom or the Spirit by whom he spoke. Some people believe that we are living in a post-Christian world where Christ’s ways and words are losing their effectiveness in … Continue reading

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4 Minute Daily Devotions: A Great Christian – Acts 11 v 26

Acts 11:26b     So for a whole year Barnabas and Saul met with the church and taught great numbers of people. The disciples were called Christians first at Antioch. Barnabas is one of my favorite people in the Bible. He always … Continue reading

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4 Minute Daily Devotions: God’s Timeline

2 Peter 3: 4     They will say, “Where is this ‘coming’ He promised? Ever since our fathers died, everything goes on as it has since the beginning of creation.” Podcast version here Every now and then, I have to … Continue reading

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4 Minute Daily Devotions: Anxious Living

I was reading the other day that film director and actor Woody Allen cannot sleep at night because he suffers from an anxiety about death. He’s an atheist and he can’t come to terms with the fact that his death … Continue reading

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