Tag Archives: Kingdom of God

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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4 Minute Devotions: Checking Out the Kingdom

Our modern obsession with diets and dieting, never seem to produce results. Are we in danger of doing the same with our faith?   Podcast version here   Romans 14:17            For the kingdom of God is not a matter … 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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Daily Devotions: Grace Gifts

At our monthly Session meeting last night, one of our elders gave the devotional. She read from a similar passage of Paul’s on this subject of gifts, using the new Message version of the Bible. The elder reminded us that … Continue reading

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Finding God in Disasters

Sometimes the Old Testament gives us the impression that we worship a churlish, vindictive God who seeks to smite and destroy His people at the first sign of rebellion. It’s hard for us to comprehend living under such a divine … Continue reading

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