Category Archives: office devotions

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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New year Devotions: A Congregational Prayer – Philippians 1:9

Philippians 1: 9 And this is my prayer: that your love may abound more and more in knowledge and depth of insight. If ever a prayer was written for a local congregation, it must certainly be this one of Paul’s. … 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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Daily Devotions: Spirituality and Salvation

Psalm 11:7      For the LORD is righteous, he loves justice; upright men will see his face. There’s a saying amongst evangelical Christians which goes something like this: ‘Everybody has some form of spirituality, but not everyone has salvation.’ When … Continue reading

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Daily Devotions: Beyond Death – Psalm 6

Psalm 6:5 No one remembers you when he is dead. Who praises you from the grave? Sometimes I feel sorry for the ancient Israelites. They didn’t have any real hope in resurrection and everlasting life. They believed that when someone … 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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