God’s Timing

BIBLE VERSE FOR TODAY…. “But when the right time came, God sent his Son, born of a woman, subject to the law.  God sent him to buy freedom for us who were slaves to the law, so that he could adopt us as his very own children.” Galatians 4:4,5 NLT The arrival of the “Christ” – The(…)

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All People

BIBLE VERSE FOR TODAY….. “…the angel reassured them. “Don’t be afraid!” he said. “I bring you good news that will bring great joy to all people.” Luke 2:10 NLT The unmistakable theme of Jesus’ birth, life and ministry was that He was the Savior of the “world.” Almost sixty years after the birth of Christ, John(…)

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Speaking Truth, Pleasing God

BIBLE VERSE FOR TODAY…. “For we speak as messengers approved by God to be entrusted with the Good News. Our purpose is to please God, not people…” 1 Thessalonians 2:4 NLT This week at my Tuesday devotional and prayer meeting with pastors and other elected leaders, it was shared by one pastor about not just having(…)

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Cake and the Constitution

Here are some reflections on the case currently before the Supreme Court involving Jack Philips and his Masterpiece Cake Shop in Lakewood. I know the case has brought to the forefront all kinds of issues involving religious freedom and public accommodation for a business. It is unfortunate that a literal “federal case” can be made(…)

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Chosen But Accountable

BIBLE VERSE FOR TODAY….. “…I was not appointed by any group of people or any human authority, but by Jesus Christ himself and by God the Father, who raised Jesus from the dead.” Galatians 1:1 NLT As I was reading Paul’s letter to the Galatians I noticed the affirmation of his calling that is unique to(…)

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More Than, “Just Say No”

BIBLE VERSE FOR TODAY… “These rules may seem wise because they require strong devotion, pious self-denial, and severe bodily discipline. But they provide no help in conquering a person’s evil desires.” Colossians 2:23 NLT Conquering evil and the snares of our sinful nature is something that has been a challenge since creation. Someone once observed, “we(…)

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