Tag Archives: Christianity

4 Minute Devotions: Star Struck

Taking out the garbage on a cold winter night can be an amazing experience.   Podcast version here   Psalm 89:6      For who in the skies above can compare with the LORD? Who is like the LORD among the … Continue reading

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4 Minute Devotions: Divine Separation

How could God let go of Jesus all of those Christmases ago?   Psalm 113:5, 6            Who is like the LORD our God, the One who sits enthroned on high, who stoops down to look on the heavens and … Continue reading

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Holy Global Warming! Pope Goes Green in Vatican

VATICAN CITY, NOV. 21, 2008 (Zenit.org).- The Vatican will be taking a step toward promoting a greener culture next week as it inaugurates new solar panels on the roof of Paul VI Hall. The inauguration will take place Wednesday at … Continue reading

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Sunday Sermon: High School Antics

Lectionary Passge: Matthew 22:34-46 35,36 One of them, an expert in the law, tested him with this question: “Teacher, which is the greatest commandment in the Law?”   When I was a boy, our family lived a hundred yards away … Continue reading

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4 Minute Devotions: Blog Action Day

Today is Blog Action Day around the world and this year’s theme is Poverty. Bloggers from many nations are highlighting this serious issue and offering solutions.   Podcast version here   Zephaniah 3:17          The LORD your God is with … Continue reading

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4 Minute Devotions: Dealing with Death

Years ago, I saw a person actually die. He was a stranger to me, but both he and his daughter taught me an important faith lesson.   Podcast version here   Job 38:17        Have the gates of death been … Continue reading

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4 Minute Devotions: Taking Stock

The financial markets are free falling. This reminds us of what is stated on our dollar bills: In God We Trust.   Podcast version here   Psalm 98:2 The LORD has made his salvation known and revealed his righteousness to … Continue reading

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4 Minute Devotions: Shaky Ground

Religulous the movie paints a picture of Christians being weak minded and simple. Bible stories often excite us as children, but when we become adults we realize that there’s more to the story than meets the eye. The wise man … Continue reading

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4 Minute Devotions: King Egbert

Passing faith onto our children is a special privilege. Kids’ sermons on Sunday morning’s are the perfect vehicles for enriching their spiritual lives.   Podcast version here   Proverbs 8:15             By me kings reign and rulers make laws that … Continue reading

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4 Minute Devotions: Church or Kingdom?

Are denominations important for our spiritual journey? Are Christians dividing their loyalty between Christ and the Church?   Podcast version here   Acts 17: 27 God did this so that men would seek him and perhaps reach out for him … Continue reading

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