Category Archives: Devotions & Meditations

Funerals simplify things

The wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord. ~ Romans 6:23 I always appreciate funerals. I have been at the funerals of poor people and well-to-do people, of old … Continue reading

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Peace and Hope through our Triune God

He was delivered over to death for our sins and was raised to life for our justification. Therefore, since we have been justified through faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ, through whom we have gained … Continue reading

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Father’s Day ~ June 16

Heavenly Father, you made us and have loved us and protected us each day of our lives. You are truly our loving Father. Thank you for our earthly fathers. Lead us to respect and honor them, even when it is … Continue reading

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You are a Child of God, right now!

How great is the love the Father has lavished on us, that we should be called children of God! And that is what we are! The reason the world does not know us is that it did not know him. … Continue reading

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Pentecost ~ the promised Holy Spirit

The night Jesus was betrayed, he told his apostles: “But I tell you the truth: It is for your good that I am going away. Unless I go away, the Counselor will not come to you; but if I go, … Continue reading

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Where did Jesus go? Where is he now?

Acts 1:7-11 He (Jesus) said to them: “It is not for you to know the times or dates the Father has set by his own authority. But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you; and you will … Continue reading

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Obedient

[Christ Jesus] humbled himself and became obedient to death—even death on a cross.  ~  Philippians 2:8 If you have a few moments, go to YouTube and pull up the opening scene from the movie Gladiator, starring Russell Crowe. The movie … Continue reading

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