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Daily Devotions: Spirituality and Salvation

Psalm 11:7      For the LORD is righteous, he loves justice; upright men will see his face. There’s a saying amongst evangelical Christians which goes something like this: ‘Everybody has some form of spirituality, but not everyone has salvation.’ When … Continue reading

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4 Minute Devotions: Everything We Need

This is one of those blessed verses that we all need to read and hear during uncertain times. Peter reminds us, in a cheerful way, about the grace of God and how He uses His divine power to sustain our … 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: 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: Blog Action Day

Today is Blog Action Day around the world and this year’s theme is Poverty. Bloggers from many nations are highlighting this serious issue and offering solutions.   Podcast version here   Zephaniah 3:17          The LORD your God is with … Continue reading

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4 Minute Devotions: Taking Stock

The financial markets are free falling. This reminds us of what is stated on our dollar bills: In God We Trust.   Podcast version here   Psalm 98:2 The LORD has made his salvation known and revealed his righteousness to … Continue reading

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4 Minute Devotions: Sonrise

Autumn sunrises are beautiful to behold. They remind me of the power of God and the healing that Christ brought into the world.   Podcast version here   Malachi 4:2    But for you who revere my name, the sun … Continue reading

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4 Minute Devotions: Shaky Ground

Religulous the movie paints a picture of Christians being weak minded and simple. Bible stories often excite us as children, but when we become adults we realize that there’s more to the story than meets the eye. The wise man … Continue reading

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4 Minute Devotions: Church or Kingdom?

Are denominations important for our spiritual journey? Are Christians dividing their loyalty between Christ and the Church?   Podcast version here   Acts 17: 27 God did this so that men would seek him and perhaps reach out for him … Continue reading

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4 Minute Devotions: Bible Belt Bashing

Our young people are often pressurized by their zealous evangelical peers. How would Jesus share the Gospel with our teenagers?   Podcast version here   Luke 19:10     “For the Son of Man came to seek and to save what … Continue reading

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