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4 Minute Devotions: Beginnings

In the beginning, this New Year was made by God. His will sustained the Earth as it revolved on its axis and continued to orbit the Sun. As midnight struck across our planet in the different time zones, God’s Word … Continue reading

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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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4 Minute Devotions: Baker’s Van

Sometimes, when I pray “Give us our daily bread,” it reminds me of a Scottish baker I once knew.   Podcast version here   Matthew 6:11 Give us today our daily bread.   Every day, around 10.30AM, the bread man … Continue reading

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4 Minute Devotions: 9-11 Reflections

Seven years later, 9-11 still haunts me.   Podcast version here   I always find this day difficult. The horrors of seven years ago never seem to go away. It was an uncanny moment and it still seems surrealistic to … Continue reading

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4 Minute Devotions: One Church

I have ministered to churches in Scotland and the United States. What would happen if they all became one congregation?   2 Corinthians 7:4       I have great confidence in you; I take great pride in you. I am greatly … Continue reading

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4 Minute Devotions: Dogmatic Dinosaur

If we accept Christ and His teaching, can we adopt a world view that all religions are equal and bring us to God?   Podcast version here   Titus 1:9         He must hold firmly to the trustworthy message as … Continue reading

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