Category Archives: Faith

Let your light shine

Matthew 5:13-16 Jesus said to his disciples, “A city set on a hill cannot be hidden. Nor do people light a lamp and put it under a basket.” God blesses the Church with the most precious treasure there is, the … Continue reading

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Teaching the faith

James 3:1-13 From the earliest of ages, even the most prolific pastors, theologians and Christian authors were first taught the faith by others. Parents, grandparents taught the faith in their homes. In churches, it is volunteer Sunday school teachers who … Continue reading

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Believe

Luke 8:40-56 Jairus is a man with authority, yet he recognizes his limitations. For the sake of his daughter, Jairus yields to the authority of Christ and begs him to come, but there is an interruption. Another person in need … Continue reading

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What is fear?

Psalm 46:1-11 What is fear? That is perhaps a question that most of us have not pondered. Certainly, we have asked ourselves why are we afraid and what is it that we fear? But when is the last time you … Continue reading

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God will help

Luke 16:19-31 He is dirty, has a long scraggly beard and holds a sign in his hands that simply said “Hungry. Anything will help.” His name is Lazarus. Does this sound familiar? Likely you have driven past him as you … Continue reading

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Life assurance

John 6:35-51, Hebrews 11:1-12, Genesis 12:1-7 Certainly, a large percentage of people reading this devotion have life insurance. The same goes for those who own houses or automobiles. Insurance provides an element of hope in times of adversity. We pay … Continue reading

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Walk by faith

Exodus 13:17-14:4, 2 Corinthians 4:16-5:10, Mark 12:18-27 From a human standpoint, trusting the promises of God is difficult; people live in the present moment surrounded by fear, doubt and worry. It is difficult to trust things we cannot see, especially … Continue reading

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Normal

2 Corinthians 4:1-18 Normal. Now there is a word we all have used plenty of times recently. We all want things to get back to normal. Schools are closed. Restaurants are take out only. Grocery stores are sold out of … Continue reading

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Everlasting joy

John 11: 17-44 The room is dimly lit and the atmosphere is one of quiet anticipation. The emotional toll is paid at first with tears. In time, smiles may come to the faces of loved ones who share stories while … Continue reading

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Do not be anxious

Matthew 6:25-34 Some mornings it just doesn’t pay to read the papers or watch the news on television. One click of the remote and a restful sleep gives way to the harsh reality of our broken world. Military conflicts, economic … Continue reading

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