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4 Minute Devotions: Blind Faith

In these harsh economic times, how can we maintain our faith and excel in giving to the church? A story from 19th century France shows us the way. A reflection on 2 Corinthians 8 v7.   Podcast version here   … Continue reading

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Memorial Day Sonnet

Memorial Day Sonnet If Liberty means anything to me, I will remember what my freedom cost, By those who gave their all to keep me free, Whose lives were sacrificed, but never lost. I will remind myself of what they … Continue reading

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How a Teenager Changed Scotland

How a Scottish teenager touched the hearts of her people with her resolute faith, and enabled them to overcome their persecutors during the Killing Times of the 17th century.   1 Corinthians 1:27     But God chose the foolish things … Continue reading

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Sunday Sermon: What Must I Believe? John 3:16-18

I cannot imagine Evelyn and I ever giving up our children for anything in the whole world. At the moment, both our daughters are in New York City for the weekend and will be returning home later today. They’ve both … Continue reading

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Atonement: What is it?

Last night at the British Academy of Film Awards, the movie “Atonement” won most of the categories. I haven’t seen it yet, but it looks like an epic, similar to the masterpieces that David Lean used to direct decades ago. … Continue reading

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Feb 03: Four Chaplains Day by Act of Congress

Today, February 3rd, is known as “Four Chaplains Day.” It was designated this title by Congress after a heroic act by four military chaplains who were serving on the S.S Dorchester during World War 2. Rev. Clark Poling (Dutch Reformed), … Continue reading

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Daily Devotions: Veterans Day

Romans 8:36 – As it is written, For thy sake we are killed all the day long; we are accounted as sheep for the slaughter. (KJV) Many years ago, a paramedic showed me a soldier’s knapsack Bible. It belonged to … Continue reading

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