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Listen (Apr 28)

April 28
Listen

Today’s Scripture Readings: Psalm 61:1-4| Judges 8:18- 9:21| Luke 23:44-24:12| Proverbs 14:9-10

Today’s Scripture Focus: Psalm 61:1-4

“Hear my cry, O God; listen to my prayer.” (Psalm 61:1, NIV) 171 more words

Too Big an Army (Apr 27)

April 27
Too Big an Army

Today’s Scripture Readings: Psalm 60:5-12 | Judges 7:1 – 8:17 | Luke 23:13-43 | Proverbs 14:7-8

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April 27 - What's In a Name?

Acts 11:19-30; Joshua 13-14; Job 27

You know how nicknames start. Ours was probably meant as an insult at first. We were originally known as “Followers of the Way,” or “Followers of Christ.” As the gospel spread in Antioch, though, the Church leaders sent Barnabas to check them out. 253 more words

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The Ministry of the Aged

I had the privilege of attending our denomination’s District Council this past week. One of the things that stood out to me was the apparent lack of ministry opportunities for older believers. 267 more words

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Draw from Him

“God, even our own God.” {Psalm 67:6}

It is strange how little use we make of the spiritual blessings which God gives us, but it is stranger still how little use we make of God Himself. 380 more words

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Lullaby

Music soothes the savage beast.

~ Popular misquote of a line from William Congreve’s play The Mourning Bride*

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 But the Spirit of the LORD departed from Saul, and an evil spirit from the LORD troubled him…. 719 more words

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April 26 - The Vastness of God

(Note: I delayed writing this yesterday until after church – then never wrote it. That’s why the date seems wrong. I will write today’s thoughts later today.) 464 more words

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