I want to begin this devotion by posing a question: do you really believe? This is not my question, but one posed by Jesus. It is one we must all answer. It cannot be answered with ‘I think so” or “I guess so”. It is essential to our Christian faith, for our belief assures us…

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On several occasions, I have shared in these devotions about being partakers of His sufferings. I know that is something we don’t always talk about, but it is central to our relationship with God. We sing the song “Jesus paid it all, all to Him we owe.” That alone should cause us to recognize not…

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Several years ago, I preached a series of sermons from a book I read by Joyce Myers. The series of sermons was entitled “Break Free from the Bondage of the Past.” in those sermons, I talked about how our past sometimes enslaves us. However, the good news is that Christ has set us free. There…

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I remember growing up in Sunday School where we would sing a song with the lyrics: “I serve a Risen Savior. He is in the world today. He walks with me and He talks with me along life’s narrow way. He Lives, He Lives, Christ Jesus lives today.” As I’ve grown, I recognize that Christ…

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When we say we love the Lord, it is much more than a saying. Loving Him requires serving Him and keeping His commandments. Love is an action word and expressed by the actions that spring forth from our lives. We know this truth; we cannot love God who we have not seen and not love…

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We are not our own! We have been bought with a price. Jesus Christ paid the price of our redemption in full. Christ Himself has redeemed us from the hands of sin.  He paid the ransom for our salvation; consequently, our entire being ought to give God glory.  Sin no longer reigns and rules over…

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There are times when we talk to God and need to hear Him answer us.  Therefore, it is important that we listen for Him so that we can recognize His voice. It is not enough, at times, simply to talk to Him, but it is more important to hear His voice reassuring us that He…

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On the first Sunday of this year, I preached from the subject “A People of Faith”. I argued then as I argue now the need for faith in our lives, because we walk by faith and not by sight. Without faith, it is impossible to please God. In that sermon I also talked about how…

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It is hard for us to comprehend how a Holy God could love us so much that He sent His only Son to die on a cross as a substitution for our sins. We cannot put into words the magnitude of God’s love for us. He who knew no sin bore our sins. This gives…

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I have written so many times regarding our early Morning Prayer line. It has constantly reminded me of my relationship with God. To begin each day in communion, dialogue, and with conversation with Him sets my heart aglow. When we begin the prayer line, it is with a prayer of adoration to thank God for…

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