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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: A Great Granda

My grandfather was a fireman in World War 2 in Britain. After working in a bombed out area, and seeing all of the devastation, he realized that his family meant everything to him. A short reflection based upon 1 Thessalonians … Continue reading

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4 Minute Devotions: Gospel Musketeers

Alexandre Dumas’ famous Musketeers have been a favorite of mine since I was a boy. Their motto “All for One, and One for All” is a great message for our churches today. Christ died for all, so therefore all should … 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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Daily Devotions: Sleeping in Church

I love the story of Eutychus because he reminds me of myself. When I first became a Christian, I was a ‘twicer,’ which meant that I used to go to church services twice each Sunday. I went to my Presbyterian … Continue reading

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Saudis Nix Valentines Picks

Valentine’s gifts, cards, and red roses were banned today by religious police in Saudi Arabia. Store owners and workers were ordered to remove all red items and wrapping paper from their shelves.   Valentine’s Day is considered as being un-Islamic, … Continue reading

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Daily Devotions: Children of Light

Podcast version here  Christ’s message brings a light of hope to our dark world. As Christians, we are called to be the children of His light in our communities. Ephesians 5:8             For you were once darkness, but now you are … Continue reading

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