Category Archives: predestination

Daily Devotions: A New Love

Is love at first sight predestined by God? A story from Scotland. Genesis 1:1 In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. Podcast version click here: On top of my church computer, I keep my old KJV Red … Continue reading

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Good Friday Devotion – Dying Faith

Luke 23:44-46 It was now about the sixth hour, and darkness came over the whole land until the ninth hour, for the sun stopped shining. And the curtain of the temple was torn in two. Jesus called out with a … Continue reading

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Maundy Thursday Devotion – Traitors Anonymous

Psalm 55: 20-21 My companion attacks his friends; he violates his covenant. His speech is smooth as butter, yet war is in his heart; his words are more soothing than oil, yet they are drawn swords. Every Maundy Thursday, I … Continue reading

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Holy Week Devotions: Seven Last Words of Christ (3)

This week, a group of pastor bloggers, over at Presbyterian Bloggers, are writing Holy week devotions based upon the Last Seven Words of Christ from the Cross. I’ve written and sent you the first two over the weekend. Today’s devotional … Continue reading

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Holy Week Devotions: Christ’s Last Seven Words from the Cross (1)

(For the next seven days, Presbyterian Bloggers are posting daily devotions about Christ’s Last Words from the Cross. Some of their regular contributors – Sarah, Jody, Doug & myself – will be writing them. If you have any comments, meditations, … Continue reading

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The Shack : Bible Study 16 – The Final One!

Chapter 18: Outbound Ripples   P242    The images and memories began to flood back so powerfully that he felt like they might pick him up and sweep him off his bed and out of this world. And as he remembered … Continue reading

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4 Minute Daily Devotions: Same Kind of Different as Me

It’s one of the best books that I’ve ever read in my life. Even my wife Evelyn, who devours books avidly, was amazed at how quickly I finished this book. Usually, because of my biblical training, I scour each sentence … Continue reading

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4 Minute Daily Devotions: Blessed Boasting

Galatians 6:14 May I never boast except in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ, through which the world has been crucified to me, and I to the world. Podcast version here: http://media.libsyn.com/media/stushie/Blessed_Boasting.mp3 Each year, I have the privilege of … Continue reading

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4 Minute Daily Devotions: No Favoritism

Acts 10:34, 35 Then Peter began to speak: “I now realize how true it is that God does not show favoritism but accepts men from every nation who fear him and do what is right. It’s a problem for every … Continue reading

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4 Minute Daily Devotions: Soldier-Servant

Acts 10:2 Cornelius and all his family were devout and God-fearing; he gave generously to those in need and prayed to God regularly. I think when I get to heaven, I’d like to meet Cornelius. His story fascinates me and … Continue reading

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