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Daily Devotional

Are you a free person or a slave, and do you know the difference? When God delivered the Israelites from slavery He told Moses, “I am not going to lead them along the main road that runs through Philistine territory, even though that is the shortest route to the Promised Land because these people when faced… Read more »

Daily Devotional

This morning while reading Exodus chapter 1 this verse stood out to me:  “We must make a plan to remove the threat of Israel turning against us.” So the question came to me: How to eliminate the threat of a certain people today and do it in such a way that is seems right to… Read more »

Daily Devotional

I have been thinking a lot about this great country of ours, and have come to the following conclusions. We are no longer united, and why? It appears that the older generation is more conservative than the younger generation. The older generation worked with their hands to make things and grow things, etc., while the… Read more »

Daily Devotional

Ezekiel 13:12 says, “When the wall falls the people will cry out, ‘What happened?’”   Today God’s children are discouraged over the choices for President, over our schools and what is being taught to our children, over so-called leaders in our State Capitols, over what is happening in our cities with out of control situations,… Read more »

Just a thought

There has been a lot of talk about racism, and the prejudice and bigotry of people in America. People say that if you do not feel the hurt of the people in Syria, or understand what Africa Americans are faced with, or for the illegal immigrants then you are not a loving person and do… Read more »

Daily Devotional

Do you remember what it was like the first time you did something that you knew was wrong? Your conscience convicted you that you should not be doing it. When you kept on doing it, your conscience no longer convicted you because your conscience became seared, and you became no longer sensitive to truth and… Read more »

Daily Devotional

I just finished reading the book of Nehemiah, and noted all the attacks he faced. Evil always uses the same method of attacking any work of God.   Scoffing – Nehemiah 2:19 Mocking – Nehemiah 4:1 Physical harm – Nehemiah 4:7-9 Slander – Nehemiah 5:6-7 Gain access to our leadership – Nehemiah 6:19 Infiltrate our… Read more »

Daily Devotional

One definition of insanity is doing the same things over and over but expecting a different result. For example: The people of America have a very low opinion of Congress, but we keep voting in the same people or the same types of people, and expecting a different result.   It is easy to want… Read more »

Daily Devotional

This morning I was reading 2 Chronicles 29:31-36. What stood out to me was the people consecrated themselves and then they gave to the Lord.   So what does it mean to “consecrate” ourselves?  Consecrated: pure in heart, dedicated to the Lord.    The result of their personal consecration was that they had an abundance…. Read more »

Daily Devotional

This morning in my quiet time, I read about a king of Judah. It was a time in the history of Judah when the spirit of Jezebel was in control through her daughter Athaliah. It is said in 2 Chronicles 23 that the priest Jehoiada decided to act. He had seen enough of this queen’s… Read more »