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Wishing For Living Idols

First of all, the seed of an idea that the Lord planted in my mind for this post came from hearing a short portion of a Sunday sermon from last week by Pastor Scott Hagan from Real Life Church in Sacramento. 864 more words


The Most Overlooked Commandment

I recently read the book “Strange Gods” by Elizabeth Scalia and, if I’m honest, it was one of the best things I have ever read. 804 more words


Devotion for Wednesday After Proper 22, Year B (ELCA Daily Lectionary)

Above:  Trees (1872), by C. D. Gedney

Image Source = Library of Congress

Reproduction Number = LC-DIG-ppmsca-22358

Under Every Leafy Tree

OCTOBER 6, 2015

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Deuteronomy 9: The Promise of God and the Stubborn People

Deuteronomy 9: 1-5 The Promise of God


1 Hear, O Israel! You are about to cross the Jordan today, to go in and dispossess nations larger and mightier than you, great cities, fortified to the heavens, 2 a strong and tall people, the offspring of the Anakim, whom you know. 2,309 more words

Biblical Reflections

The Problem of Pleasure - Mark 10:17-27

What make you feel comfortable? What brings you pleasure?

A long drive along a coastline? A walk on the beach? A good book in front of the fire? 1,820 more words

Barriers To Belief

Judgment Poured out

• Podcast Number: 118
• Series: Our God Was Still there (A Study of Hosea), Pt. 7
• Date Presented: Sunday, March 10, 2013 – PM… 40 more words


June 30 @ Ezekiel 13-18

Ezekiel 13-18 (NLT link) 

Discover His heart: He is faithful to His everlasting covenant with us

Ohhh…some rough reading today. The Northern Kingdom had already fallen to Babylon and now judgment was about to fall on Judah, the Southern Kingdom.  669 more words

Daily Devotions