Category Archives: free will

4 Minute Daily Devotions: Return to Love

Hosea 14:4 I will heal their waywardness and love them freely, for my anger has turned away from them. The prophet Hosea lived a tragic life. He fell in love and married a woman called Gomer. She was a prostitute … Continue reading

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Daily Devotions: Light of Liberty

Matthew 5: 14 “You are the world’s light. You cannot hide a city on a hill. The days following the 9/11 tragedy were amongst the weirdest that many of us ever experienced. To begin with, there were no planes in … Continue reading

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4 Minute Daily Devotions: Resident Evil

Our community in Knoxville is grieving and angry this morning. A while ago, a young couple – Chris Newsom and Channon Christian – were car-jacked, kidnapped, raped, tortured, horrendously mutilated, and savagely murdered by a gang of people over several … Continue reading

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Compassion for a Killer

Ephesians 4:32 Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you. There’s been a lot of outrage expressed on both sides of the Atlantic about the Scottish Secretary of Justice’s decision to … Continue reading

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4 Minute Daily Devotions: Room for Hypocrites

Psalm 26:4 I do not sit with deceitful men, nor do I consort with hypocrites; Over the years, I’ve heard some people say, “I don’t go to church. It’s full of hypocrites.” My usual answer to that is: “Don’t worry. … Continue reading

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Daily Devotions: The Blame Game

Genesis 3:12 The man said, “The woman you put here with me–she gave me some fruit from the tree, and I ate it.” I call it the “blame game.” You know about it, too. Someone does something diabolically wicked and … Continue reading

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Daily Devotions: End Stoning!

Jeremiah 9: 20 Now, O women, hear the word of the LORD; open your ears to the words of his mouth. Teach your daughters how to wail; teach one another a lament. It was both brutal and harrowing. I wept … Continue reading

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