Thanksgiving Proclamation

Happy Thanksgiving! In lieu of a normal Saturday Morning devotional, I wanted to remind us of both our nation's first Thanksgiving feast and our nation's first Thanksgiving proclamation made by President, George Washington.  The Pilgrims set ground at Plymouth Rock on...

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Remembering Thanksgiving

Scripture:  Psalms 106, 107, 118 & 136 all begin with these words, “O, give thanks to the Lord, for he is good, for his steadfast love endures forever.” 1 Thessalonians 5:18  “Give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.”...

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Space for Perspective

Scripture: The heavens declare the glory of God; the skies proclaim the work of his hands. Psalms 19:1 While we look not at the things which are seen, but at the things which are not seen; for the things which are seen are temporal, but the things which are not seen...

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God our Shield

Week #146 Scripture: For the LORD gives wisdom; from his mouth come knowledge and understanding; he stores up sound wisdom for the upright; he is a shield to those who walk in integrity, guarding the paths of justice and watching over the way of his saints. Proverbs...

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Food and Football  

  “Radically ordinary hospitality shows this skeptical, post-Christian world what authentic Christianity looks like.”   Rosaria Butterfield (The Gospel Comes with a House Key)    For most of us, the shift into the cold and rainy fall season means a shift in our...

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Scripture: Gracious words are a honeycomb, sweet to the soul and healing to the bones. Proverbs 16:24 Do not let any unwholesome talk come out of your mouths, but only what is helpful for building others up according to their needs, that it may benefit those who...

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Picking Up Where We Left Off  

Scripture:   Exodus 12:31  During the night Pharaoh summoned Moses and Aaron and said, “Up! Leave my people, you and the Israelites! Go, worship the Lord as you have requested.  Exodus 12:31    Reflection:  If you’re anything like me, you’re beyond tired of...

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Scripture: “Can all your worries add a single moment to your life?” Matthew 6:27 NLT “So then forsake your worries!” Matthew 6:31 TPT “Aren’t you much more valuable to your Father than they?” Matthew 6:26 NLT Reflection: How does your day begin? I had a friend who...

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Being an “In Christ” Christian

Scripture: “…and in Christ you have been brought to fullness.”  Colossians 2:10 Since, then, you have been raised with Christ, set your hearts on things above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God. Set your minds on things above, not on earthly things. For...

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