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What do I have to do again?

Devotional Word for Friday, September 11, 2020 Earlier in the week I suggested that many folks think of the Law of God as a series of do’s and don’ts.  That is not without reason.  Within the Law of God there are many commands for God’s people.  As we seek to

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You’re worse off than you figure!

Devotional Word for Tuesday, September 8, 2020 Several years ago, there was a Ten Shekel Shirt song that began, “Cheer up, you are worse off than you figure.”  You might want to say in response, “And a good morning to you too.”  This morning, we are going to look at

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Heidelberg Catechism Question 2

Devotional Word for Friday, September 4, 2020 On Monday we spent some time looking at comfort both in life and in death.  As we looked at the Heidelberg Catechism, we saw that our only comfort is that we belong to the Lord Jesus.  Truly it is a comfort to know

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Debt, Laziness, and Cruelty

Devotional Word for Wednesday, September 2, 2020 We all hope we learn from our mistakes and gain wisdom through the process, so that we do not make the same mistake twice. Likewise, as parents or grandparents, we want to offer sound advice to our children and grandchildren, so they do

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Anyone in Need of Comfort?

Devotional Word for Monday, August 31, 2020 For the next several devotional thoughts, I thought it would be good to take a look at the Heidelberg Catechism.  For those who do not know, the Heidelberg Catechism was written during the Reformation as a way to summarize the Scriptures.  We are

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Parting is such sweet sorrow

Devotional Word for Wednesday, August 26, 2020 The title of this devotion comes from a famous quote of William Shakespeare ‘s Romeo and Juliet, which begins and ends by saying “Good night, good night! Parting is such sweet sorrow, that I shall say good night till it be morrow.” The

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Watching over our hearts and common sense

Devotional Word for Wednesday, August 19, 2020 When viewing the current news and events in our country, we can see that common sense is in short supply. Just think about the division that exists over how we are asked to combat a virus. We are guided by government and medical

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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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