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  • Devotionals

    The Road To Damascus

    Two roads diverged in a wood and I – I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference. Robert Frost A well-known poem by Robert Frost called, “The Road Not Taken,” represents two roads, a choice, and the consequence of that choice. It is one of the most misunderstood poems. Some interpret…

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    Put Me in Coach!

    But many who are first will be last, and the last first. Matthew 19:30 The song goes: Put me in coach, I’m ready to play today! Look at me, I can be center field! During gym class, I remember the gruesome process of standing in a group while two team captains chose their teammates. Some kids bragged as they knew they would be…

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    Carried to the Table

    So, Mephibosheth dwelt in Jerusalem, for he ate continually at the king’s table. And he was lame in both his feet. 2 Samuel 9:13 One day at a Catholic elementary school a group of children lined up in the cafeteria for lunch. At one end of the table was a large tray of…

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    All is Fair in Love and War

    Greater love has no one than this, than to lay down one’s life for his friends. John 15:13 The saying ‘all is fair in love and war’ paints for us a soldier standing on a battlefield, fighting for the things he loves most. Love can be like a battlefield. It is the one…

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    In My Father’s House

    In my Father’s house are many mansions: if it were not so, I would have told you. I go to prepare a place for you. John 14:2 Jesus is saying, “there is more than enough room for you!” A professor stood in front of his class with a large jar, rocks, pebbles, and…

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    The Silver Lining

      My brethren, count it all joy when you fall into various trials, knowing that the testing of your faith produces patience. James 1:2-3 The proverbial saying ‘every cloud has a silver lining’ means that no matter how ugly or difficult a situation looks, you can always find something beautiful or positive in it (Isaiah 61:3). You…

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    Pass the salt please!

    Ye are the salt of the earth: but if the salt have lost his savour, wherewith shall it be salted? It is thenceforth good for nothing, but to be cast out, and to be trodden under foot of men. Matthew 5:13 Have you ever watched someone toss salt over their left shoulder? Superstition…

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    SOS!

    Do not be afraid. Stand still, and see the salvation of the Lord, which He will accomplish for you today. (Exodus 14:13-14) Israel was crying out to God for rescue. There was no way forward and no way back. God heard their cry and He answered. Moses heard, and then acted upon the word of the…

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    Do you take this man?

    And the Lord thy God will circumcise thine heart, and the heart of thy seed, to love the Lord thy God with all thine heart, and with all thy soul, that thou mayest live. Deuteronomy 30:6 Circumcision is a covenant. It is a sacrifice of flesh; putting away the old man. It involves the shedding of blood…

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    Shout it Out!

    To present her to himself as a radiant church, without stain or wrinkle or any other blemish, but holy and blameless. Ephesians 5:27 The commercial from 1975 asked, “what would you do for a really tough stain?” A woman replied, “I would Shout it Out!” Shout it out is a heavy-duty stain remover.…