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4 Minute Devotions: The Biggest Sinner in the World

Who is the biggest sinner in the world? The honest answer may shock us.   Podcast version here   1 Timothy 1:15           Here is a trustworthy saying that deserves full acceptance: Christ Jesus came into the world to save … Continue reading

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4 Minute Devotions: Honor Killings

We’re hearing more about “honor” killings these days, even in our own nation. Sadly, it’s an act of fanaticism that has its roots in the Bible.   Podcast version here   Deuteronomy 13:9     You must certainly put him to … Continue reading

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4 Minute Devotions: Real Success

I discovered real success today at the funeral of a lady who overcame hardship, and transformed her children’s lives into something positive.   Podcast version here   Psalm 71:20    Though you have made me see troubles, many and bitter, … Continue reading

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4 Minute Devotions: Clearing the Way

God helps us to overcome obstacles and can clear the way ahead in our lives, so that we may serve Him fully and faithfully. A short reflection on Isaiah 57 v 14.   Podcast version here   They’ve been working … Continue reading

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4 Minute Devotions: Holding on to Hope

My daughter Lauren flies out to Africa this weekend on a three month mission to help orphaned children in Tabora, Tanzania. It will be a time for all of my family to keep our hope in the Lord.   Podcast … Continue reading

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4 Minute Devotions: No Hesitation

Of all the kings in the Bible, I love Hezekiah the best. He’s under-rated when it comes to biblical kings, but he’s one of the most faithful characters that you’ll find in the good book. In a time when Israel … Continue reading

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4 Minute Devotions: Starting Over

I love being a Christian. I love the experience of being a sinner saved by Christ. Without Christ’s grace and mercy, I don’t know where I would be right now. Without God’s compassion, I don’t know where I would end … Continue reading

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The True Cost of Freedom

As I drove home late last night, I listened to a news report on the car radio. It was all about some legal aliens in California who were complaining that the process to become naturalized citizens was too slow. About … 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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Daily Devotions: The Dream

I had a beautiful dream last night which I have kept in my heart all day. I was standing on top of a high hill when suddenly the ground beneath me gave way. For some reason I was sliding down … Continue reading

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