Category Archives: predestination

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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Book Study: The Shack 13

Chapter 15: A Festival of Friends   P209    Mack – He could see that the stars were in motion, not hurriedly but smoothly and with precision, as if there were grand celestial conductors coordinating their movement.   Q: Why are … Continue reading

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4 Minute Daily Devotions: Hudson Miracle

Yesterday, we all saw a miracle unfold on the Hudson River. A US Airways flight heading to Charlotte lost both its engines as it was taking off, and the veteran pilot had to glide the plane into the water. His … Continue reading

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Book Study: the Shack 11

Chapter 13: A Meeting of Hearts   Page 183:         Mack – What’s this? God has time to catch a few rays? Don’t you have anything better to do this afternoon?   Papa – Mack, you have no idea what I’m … Continue reading

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4 Minute Devotions: Valkyrie

Evelyn and I have our own New Year’s Day tradition of going to the movies to see a new blockbuster. There’s usually a show mid-morning, so it gives us the rest of the day to relax and perhaps do some … Continue reading

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