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iBLAST BLAST off BLASTING off

Devotional Word for Friday, August 14, 2020 This morning we will have a somewhat strange devotional thought.  Did you know that just about the last regularly scheduled activity before covid changed all of our 2020 plans was iBLAST?  On Wednesday March 11, we had our spring iBLAST party.  It was

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Fatherly Wisdom

Devotional Word for Wednesday, August 12, 2020 When I was growing up, I was taught that children should be seen and not heard. Does that sound at all familiar? Therefore, as a child growing up, I was not to engage in “adult conversation”. My viewpoints and my feelings were not

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Are you friendly?

Devotional Word for Wednesday, August 5, 2020 Friendship is a precious value in these difficult days in which we live. In the past, when our nation was faced with common enemies, whether in times of war, as in the I & II World wars, or in times of financial crisis,

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All the Bible to all nations to find and follow Jesus

Devotional Word for Monday, August 3, 2020 As I think about both the Church and Christians individually, I am reminded of the great commission.  Remember that directly before Jesus ascended into heaven, He commissioned His followers for the task of gospel proclamation.  Listen to how Matthew records it; he writes,

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Discipline is for Our Good!

Devotional Word for Wednesday, July 29, 2020 When I say the word “discipline” what immediately comes to mind? Do your thoughts go to punishment? How about restraint?  What about order or training? The word “discipline” encompasses all these meanings.  However, when we think about punishment or restriction or order or

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Authority in the Great Commission

Devotional Word for Friday, July 24, 2020 As I think about both the Church and Christians individually, I am reminded of the great commission.  Remember that directly before Jesus ascended into heaven, He commissioned His followers for the task of gospel proclamation.  Listen to how Matthew records it; he writes,

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In God We Trust

Devotional Word for Wednesday, July 22, 2020 No matter what coin denomination of United States Currency you have in your billfold or purse, you will find two statements imprinted on your money. The first is E Pluribus Unum, a Latin phrase meaning, “Out of Many, One”. The second is “In

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To Love and Good Deeds

Devotional Word for Monday, July 20, 2020 Last week, I spoke of how individuals are joined to the Church when they are joined with Christ.  I said that we would be looking at what churches were supposed to do in subsequent devotions.  Today, I would like to begin looking at

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Full Life in Favor with God & Man

Devotional Word for Wednesday, July 15, 2020 The health/wellness business in the USA is a multi-billion-dollar industry. I am all for eating nutritious foods and getting exercise, but the claims made regarding the benefits from healthy eating and exercise are overstated to say the least. Of course, the advocates of

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The Church

Devotional Word for Tuesday, July 14, 2020 I grew up attending Bible believing Baptist church.  It was a wonderful place to grow up and learn about the Lord Jesus.  I am greatly indebted to the pastors, Sunday school teachers, and volunteers as they faithful taught the Scriptures to generations of

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