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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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    Shut in with God

    And they that went in, went in male and female of all flesh, as God had commanded him: and the Lord shut him in. Genesis 7:16 In hard times like this it is hard to believe that God has a plan, but He does! (Jeremiah 29:11). When Noah was told to build the ark, He…

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    Consider the Lilies

    “Consider the lilies, how they grow: they neither toil nor spin; but I tell you, not even Solomon in all his glory clothed himself like one of these. “But if God so clothes the grass in the field, which is alive today and tomorrow is thrown into the furnace, how much more will He clothe you? You…

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    Open the eyes of my heart

    The voice of the Lord divides the flames of fire.” Psalm 29:7             Have you ever sat and listened to a thunderstorm? When a thunderstorm begins, it immediately demands the attention of all who hear it. It claps, roars, and drowns out all other things that contend for the spotlight. It is like…

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    A Call to Prayer – In God We Trust!

    Call to Me, and I will answer you, and show you great and mighty things, which you do not know.’ Jeremiah 33:3 Moses was one of the greatest intercessors of his time. In Exodus 17 we see Moses interceding for Israel in the battle of Rephidim, but even the greatest of intercessors get…

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    Be Still

    Be still and know that I am God.” Psalm 46:10             I was on my way to my last physio appointment since my car accident. I was being discharged because all my symptoms are gone, so I am now concussion free. What should have taken much longer to recover from took only a…

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    The Wilderness Way

    So, God led the people around by way of the wilderness of the Red Sea. And the children of Israel went up in orderly ranks out of the land of Egypt. Exodus 13:18 When you are in a hurry to get somewhere, the scenic route isn’t the best choice. God wasn’t concerned with time when He…

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    Labor of Love

    “Let us flee from the face of Israel, for the Lord fights for them!” Ex. 14:25             God didn’t just rescue His people, He blessed them in the presence of their enemies, and then used the enemy to bless them also! (Psa. 23:5, Ex. 12:35-36). God is jealous for us and He will…

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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…