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Lent devotions: Jesus the Christ – Mark 6 v 13

Mark 6:13 They drove out many demons and anointed many sick people with oil and healed them. The word ‘Christ’ means ‘the Anointed One’ and it was meant to signify that Jesus was specially chosen, divinely honored, and majestically exalted … 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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2010 Daily devotions: Leaving Our Nets

Mark 1:18 At once they left their nets and followed him. When I was a pastor in Scotland, I loved working with the local fishermen. They were a hardy breed of manly men. They were coarse and rustic, weather beaten … 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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4 Minute Daily Devotions: Christmas Singalong – Hosea 6 v 3

Hosea 6:3        “Let us acknowledge the LORD; let us press on to acknowledge him. As surely as the sun rises, he will appear; he will come to us like the winter rains, like the spring rains that water the … Continue reading

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Short Daily Devotions: Godly Grace – Matthew 5 v 45

Matthew 5:45b  He causes His sun to rise on the evil and the good, and sends rain on the righteous and the unrighteous. God’s grace will always remain a mystery to me. I want life to be fair, for the … Continue reading

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4 Minute Daily Devotions: A Great Christian – Acts 11 v 26

Acts 11:26b     So for a whole year Barnabas and Saul met with the church and taught great numbers of people. The disciples were called Christians first at Antioch. Barnabas is one of my favorite people in the Bible. He always … Continue reading

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4 Minute Daily Devotions: The Lost Ring

Psalm 36: 7     How priceless is your unfailing love! Both high and low among men find refuge in the shadow of your wings. My wife Evelyn lost her engagement ring the other day. She had put some hand cream … Continue reading

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