The First Day

Read Luke 24:1-53 On the first day of the week, very early in the morning, the women took the spices they had prepared and went to the tomb. (Luke 24:1) the first day: walking with heavy loads and burdened hearts to the place His breathless body lay. every hour seemed so still since that dark […]


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From Generation to Generation

Read Psalm 78:1-7 My husband has always jokingly defined old age as “ten years from now.” We don’t call it “old age” anymore we call it our “senior years.” After turning 75 last year, the realization that I have more years behind me than I have ahead of me has set in as a reality. […]

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The Legacy of Praying for World Missions

Read 3 John 1-8 In 1903, British missionary Amy Carmichael wrote the book Things as They Are about what she encountered daily in southern India: “the Principalities, Powers, Rulers of the Darkness, Potentialities unknown and unimagined, gathered up into one stupendous Force.” She conceived of it as “a battle-book, written from a battlefield where the […]

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Better to Give Than to Receive

Read Acts 20:18-35 Years ago when I was a younger man and raising children, every night I would give my girls a blessing before going to bed. I would pray God’s goodness over them and bless them with the joy of Jesus. I wanted my children to know God and the great love He has […]

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What Motivates You to Love God?

Read Deuteronomy 6:1-9 If the people were to “love God with all their heart, soul, mind and strength” then they would have been able to follow His commands (v. 5). But how could God get them to Love Him? He did so many things for them over the years and they still didn’t always believe […]

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Living Before the Face of God

Read 1 Corinthians 3:5-9; 10:31-11:1 When we are young we think of our lives in terms of years, but as we age we often start thinking in terms of days; even thinking in terms of months seems too extravagant. Other things change as well as we go through the stages of life. God calls us […]

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Help, I am Losing My Mind!

Read Colossians 3:12-17 Have you ever found yourself at life’s crossroad? An unexpected event happens, and you are suddenly faced with competing choices. At its peak, it feels like you are about to lose your mind. Worry and fear are natural responses to situations beyond our control. I have found myself in this state many […]

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Ultimate Satisfaction

Read John 6:25-35 From the time we are young, weʼre asked the question, “What do you want to be when you grow up?” We think and dream about what career we want to have, who we want to marry, how many kids we want to have, and where we want to live. In our minds, […]

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