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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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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: An Inconvenient Gospel

John 16:31 “You believe at last!” Jesus answered. Years ago, when I ministered to the Scottish fishing village of Dunure, some people stopped coming to church. Eventually, they were asked by a couple of elders of why they had become … Continue reading

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Daily Devotions: Faithful Foundations

Psalm 11:3 When the foundations are being destroyed, what can the righteous do?” Our modern Western Church is facing a dilemma and we are at a turning point in our history. For centuries, Western Christianity has been one of the … Continue reading

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4 Minute Daily Devotions: Peer Pressure

(It’s getting harder to preach the Gospel these days – even in the Church, of all places!) Acts 4:12 “Salvation is found in no one else, for there is no other name under heaven given to men by whom we … Continue reading

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4-minute Daily Devotions: Band Aids

Romans 8:15 For you did not receive a spirit that makes you a slave again to fear, but you received the Spirit of sonship. And by him we cry, “Abba, Father.”   The current economic situation gives us a wonderful … Continue reading

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4 Minute Devotions: Just Another Belief?

2 Corinthians 6:15     What harmony is there between Christ and Belial? What does a believer have in common with an unbeliever?   One of the major battles that Christianity is currently fighting within itself, is a creeping form of … Continue reading

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Kicking God Out of Kentucky?

From USA Today FRANKFORT, Kentucky (AP) — A group of atheists filed a lawsuit Tuesday seeking to remove part of a state anti-terrorism law that requires Kentucky’s Office of Homeland Security to acknowledge it can’t keep the state safe without … Continue reading

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4 Minute Devotions: Handling the Word

Correctly handling the word of truth is something that all preachers should remember. Omitting what we don’t like from scripture only causes us to rewrite the Gospel and reject God’s Word. Podcast version here 2 Timothy 2:15 Do your best … Continue reading

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Political cartoons: Double Standards

The media complain about the price of Palin’s wardrobe,   but are silent about Obama buying the election…hypocrites!

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