Category Archives: Devotionals

One Way or Another

When I was growing up in the 50s and 60s, my mom would instill fear in us by forecasting the lessons we’d learn once she or my dad got “through with us.” Here Ezekiel relays pretty much the same kind … Continue reading

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Heavy Hors-D’oeuvres

When I was growing up, the primary source of daily biblical wisdom in our house came from a small paperback devotional called The Daily Bread. This was my dad’s main biblical input, other than a weekly sermon, until later in … Continue reading

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Get Up and Go

20 Wherever the spirit was about to go, they would go in that direction. And the wheels rose close beside them; for the spirit of the living beings was in the wheels. 21 Whenever those went, these went; and whenever … Continue reading

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Life’s Too Short

10 So, remove grief and anger from your heart and put away pain from your body, because childhood and the prime of life are fleeting. Ecclesiastes 10:11 We’ve heard the saying, “life’s too short,” for this or that. Any saying … Continue reading

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Who’s the Greatest?

1 At that time the disciples came to Jesus and said, “Who then is greatest in the kingdom of heaven?” 2 And He called a child to Himself and set him before them, 3 and said, “Truly I say to … Continue reading

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A Bridge Too Far

13 Now when Jesus came into the district of Caesarea Philippi, He was asking His disciples, “Who do people say that the Son of Man is?” 14 And they said, “Some say John the Baptist; and others, Elijah; but still … Continue reading

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Ode to the Hand Wringers

12 For who knows what is good for a man during his lifetime, during the few years of his futile life? He will spend them like a shadow. For who can tell a man what will be after him under … Continue reading

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