Tag Archives: Religion

4 Minute Devotions: Faithful Love

Is God a Great Santa in the sky who laughs and lovingly indulges everything that we do? Or is there more to faith, love, and life?   Psalm 89:14    Righteousness and justice are the foundation of your throne; love … Continue reading

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4 Minute Devotions: Sovereign Lord

What does it mean for God to be our Sovereign Lord?   Ezekiel 17:22 “‘This is what the Sovereign LORD says: I myself will take a shoot from the very top of a cedar and plant it; I will break … 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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Tales of Terror…from the Bible

DES MOINES (AP) — Don’t expect to hear these Bible stories at church.   Cannibalism, rape, a bear that mauls children — this is the Bible?   They’re among six stories from the Old Testament acted out in “Terror Texts,” … Continue reading

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4 Minute Devotions: Handling the Word

Correctly handling the word of truth is something that all preachers should remember. Omitting what we don’t like from scripture only causes us to rewrite the Gospel and reject God’s Word. Podcast version here 2 Timothy 2:15 Do your best … Continue reading

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4 Minute Devotions: Obama’s Election

The election of Barack Obama has brought about a new wave of hope across the world; but are we in danger of idolizing him and replacing God?   Podcast version here   Isaiah 49:8     This is what the LORD … Continue reading

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4 Minute Devotions: Church in a State

I am very disappointed and greatly concerned over some Christians who are letting their fears and anxieties about next week’s election extinguish their rationality and diminish their faith. The demonizing of the candidates on both sides has revealed the ugliness … Continue reading

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