Tag Archives: Kingdom of God

Gathered at the table

Matthew 26:17-30 Gathered around the Passover table, Jesus reclined with his disciples for one final meal, one last teaching moment, one last time to show them the depths to which God was willing to go in order to save his … Continue reading

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Cleansed

Matthew 21:1-17 Not long after Jesus entered Jerusalem he entered the temple. Out in the streets of the city he was showered with shouts of “Hosanna!” as people celebrated his coming. Inside the temple much the same took place that … Continue reading

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Save us

Matthew 21:1-11 As Jesus entered the city of Jerusalem, crowds of people greeted him as they would greet their king. They waved palm branches in the air, threw down their cloaks to cover his path, all the while shouting “Hosanna” … 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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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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