Tag Archives: Scottish devotions

4 Minute Devotions: Bride of Christ

Ephesians 5:32 This is a profound mystery-but I am talking about Christ and the church. It seems so old fashioned now, but I can remember a time when the title “Mother Church” was constantly used. It referred to the place … Continue reading

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4 Minute Daily Devotions: The Lost Ring

Psalm 36: 7     How priceless is your unfailing love! Both high and low among men find refuge in the shadow of your wings. My wife Evelyn lost her engagement ring the other day. She had put some hand cream … Continue reading

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4 Minute Daily Devotions: An Inconvenient Gospel

John 16:31 “You believe at last!” Jesus answered. Years ago, when I ministered to the Scottish fishing village of Dunure, some people stopped coming to church. Eventually, they were asked by a couple of elders of why they had become … Continue reading

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Daily Devotions: A New Love

Is love at first sight predestined by God? A story from Scotland. Genesis 1:1 In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. Podcast version click here: On top of my church computer, I keep my old KJV Red … Continue reading

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Daily Devotions: The Lost Summer

2 Corinthians 8:14 At the present time your plenty will supply what they need, so that in turn their plenty will supply what you need. There was a time in my childhood when my siblings and I were all fostered … Continue reading

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My Last Five Podcasts

If you enjoy hearing a Scottish accent, you might enjoy listening to my last five podcasts. Power_of_Prayer.mp3 Prayer allows us to step back from our problems and let God step in to help us. Faith_for_Hard_Times.mp3 In these uncertain economic times, … Continue reading

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4 Minute Daily Devotions: Sacred Memory

Psalm 44: 1 We have heard with our ears, O God; our fathers have told us what you did in their days, in days long ago. Podcast version here Modern technology is absolutely amazing. For the last fifteen minutes, I’ve … Continue reading

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4 Minute Daily Devotions: Caledonia

2 Timothy 2:16 Avoid godless chatter, because those who indulge in it will become more and more ungodly. Yesterday, Evelyn and I received a letter from a long-standing friend in Scotland. The writer was informing us of what was happening … 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: Skint Knees and Soccer Fields

As a boy, I used to play soccer on a red gravel football field. They still exist and you can see them all over Scotland wherever local schools have soccer fields. The gravel was the color of Tennessee red clay … Continue reading

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