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4 Minute Devotions: Indiscriminately Kind

Why is God kind to the ungrateful and wicked? What is it about grace that is so amazing?   Podcast version here   Luke 6:35       But love your enemies, do good to them, and lend to them without expecting to … Continue reading

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4 Minute Devotions: An Old Lie

We all tell lies and have to deal with the consequences. I am still bothered about a lie I told my High School sports coach 35 years ago in Scotland.   Podcast version here   When I was in High … Continue reading

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4 Minute Devotions: More than We Deserve

God’s grace is astonishing. Even although we do not deserve it, He makes us co-heirs with Christ. A short reflection on Romans 8 v 17.   Podcast version here   Evelyn and I had to sign a couple of financial … Continue reading

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Daily Devotions: Seasoned with Salt

I gave up salting my food years ago. I felt like all I tasted was salt and no matter what type of food I ate, it was too heavily layered in salt for me to get to the heart of … Continue reading

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Daily Devotions: Troubling Ourselves

I’m going to an African-American church this Sunday afternoon to preach at a special service. Black prayer week begins on Sunday and this year the African American community is focusing on AIDS and its impact on their people. I’ve been … Continue reading

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The Biggest Snitch in the Universe

It looks like the devil is the biggest snitch in the universe. According to a verse from Revelation, he accuses us before God and probably takes great delight in doing so. He knows every temptation that we have surrendered to, … Continue reading

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When In Rome: A Calvinist Experiences Ash Wednesday

Today is Ash Wednesday. Being a Scottish Calvinistic Presbyterian, I don’t have a lot of knowledge or experience of this Roman Catholic Ritual. However, today I’ve been doing some research on the subject for two Bible Studies that I will … Continue reading

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