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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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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 Devotions: Hopes and fears – Advent 3 – Job 23 v 16

Job 23: 16 God has made my heart faint; the Almighty has terrified me. I feel sorry for Job. He was living at a time when people believed that personal pain and suffering occurred because God was angry with them. … 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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