God has blessed us in so many ways. He has given us the free gift of salvation. We cannot earn it, nor do we deserve it. It flows from the heart of God. He gives a marvelous gift to those who have accepted Him as Lord and Savior. We receive gifts that we view as…

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As believers, we need always to be wise in every decision we make and every endeavor of our lives. We cannot afford to be foolish, for there is a penalty when we act in foolish ways. God has granted wisdom to us and we need to use that wisdom every day. The scripture reference in…

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Today’s devotion requires us to take an inventory of ourselves. We all have old stuff that we need to get rid of. Prayerfully, we have all grown in the Lord. If we are honest, however, old stuff will rise up in us again. Oh, I know we say we are saved and sanctified of the…

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I have said before that it is good that we can memorize and quote scripture. Nevertheless, it is entirely different to “live” scripture. I would argue that the more we know the more of it we should live. There are those who may not be able to memorize or quote verses, but they have a…

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Today’s devotion speaks of complete trust in the Lord. Underline this word complete. That simply means put your entire trust in the Lord, and rely on Him with your whole heart and mind. It means do not waiver when trouble comes, but call and depend upon Him. Today, I pose this question to all readers…

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As I was preparing this devotion, I started to sing, “Wait on the Lord and be of good courage. He shall strengthen thy heart.” My soul got happy as I was singing, for here we are, Thursday, August 6th as I write this. We are still in the throes of the Coronavirus, yet, I believe…

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If you have been reading the last few devotions, you can see that I have been dealing with words. I am always sensitive to using words wisely. I do not always use wise words and at times speak out of turn. However, I am working on how to speak uplifting words.  I remember recently seeing…

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Today’s devotion relates to yesterday’s devotion about not using reckless words. Today we are focusing on being slow to speak. Be deliberate before we utter a word. Learn to listen, more than we speak. Listening is an art, taking great patience and wisdom. We are so eager to speak that we fail to listen to…

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Whenever God blesses us, we need to thank Him! He has a way of blessing our lives in so many wonderful ways. When we look back over our lives and see what He has done, we are astonished and amazed at how He has granted to us our hearts’ desire. Take a moment to reflect…

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It is important that our words glorify and honor God. They are not reckless and say things that offend God and others. We are careful how we use our words and cautious that our words do not damage others. Let me be transparent as I pray that none of us is caught using profanity. Surely,…

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