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The Corinthian Creedby Shawn McEvoy

Be on your guard, stand firm in faith, be men of courage, be strong; do everything in love. -  1 Corinthians 16:13-14 ********While this devotional is geared towards men, I felt like there were a some good thoughts for everyone, not just men.*********** Today's verse hangs on a board on the wall of my son. But years… Continue reading The Corinthian Creedby Shawn McEvoy

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Happiness Isn’t Required to Rejoice

By: Meg Bucher “This is the day the LORD has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it.” - Psalm 118:24 ESV “Don’t draw from the pile when there’s a wild card in your hand.” My husband repeated the proper UNO rules to my nine-year-old, as our oldest drained all the hot water for her shower.… Continue reading Happiness Isn’t Required to Rejoice

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The Easy Way To Rest When You’re Exhausted

by: Asheritah Ciuciu Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.” Matthew 11:28 (NIV) I eyed the bright numbers on the clock telling me I’d be lucky to get four hours of sleep that night. Hitting “send” on my paper, I stumbled into bed, murmuring, “Once I graduate, then… Continue reading The Easy Way To Rest When You’re Exhausted

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Is God Your Source of Encouragement?

By Victoria Riollano Be strong and courageous. Do not fear or be in dread of them, for it is the LORD your God who goes with you. He will not leave you or forsake you.” - Deuteronomy 31:6 En·cour·age- to give support, confidence, or hope to someone. Many of us are looking to be encouraged or supported. We look… Continue reading Is God Your Source of Encouragement?

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A Prayer to Have Faith in Difficult Moments

 By Victoria Riollano By faith Abraham, when called to go to a place he would later receive as his inheritance, obeyed and went, even though he did not know where he was going - Hebrews 11:8 The lights started to flicker.  Before long, the slight flickering turned into a multi-county power outage. On a chilly day in… Continue reading A Prayer to Have Faith in Difficult Moments

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Still Lost, Despite Handheld Directions

By: Meg Bucher "The LORD appeared to us in the past, saying: ‘I have loved you with an everlasting love; I have drawn you with unfailing kindness.” - Jeremiah 31:3 NIV I blindly began to follow the directions after clicking on the linked address, but a quick glance revealed the wrong state map. Thankfully I hadn’t gotten far,… Continue reading Still Lost, Despite Handheld Directions

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Skydiving with JesusBarb Roose

Today’s Truth: But Jesus spoke to them at once. “Don’t be afraid,” he said. “Take courage. I am here” (Matthew 14:27 NLT). During a Monday morning planning meeting, I was given two choices: pet a tarantula or jump out of an airplane. I picked jumping out of an airplane because I am that afraid of… Continue reading Skydiving with JesusBarb Roose

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A Prayer to Remember Where Our Help Comes From

By: Maggie Meadows Cooper I look up to the mountains- does my help come from there? My help comes from the Lord, who made heaven and earth! - Psalm 121:1 Over the years there have been many people and places that we turn to when we need help: Facebook friends, Dear Abby, Google, our moms. But so often,… Continue reading A Prayer to Remember Where Our Help Comes From

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A Prayer for You, God’s Masterpiece

By: Alisha Headley “The Lord will work out his plans for my life --- for your faithful love, O LORD, endures forever. Do not abandon me, the works of your hands.” - Psalm 138:8 I love the idea that God, through the work of His own mighty hands, created me and only me once. Like paintings by… Continue reading A Prayer for You, God’s Masterpiece

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A Prayer to Our Longsuffering God –

A Prayer to Our Long-Suffering GodBy Meg Bucher “The Lord is not slow in keeping his promise, as some understand slowness. Instead he is patient with you, not wanting anyone to perish, but everyone to come to repentance.” - 2 Peter 3:9 NIV The love the Father has for us is displayed in His patience with us. He is a… Continue reading A Prayer to Our Longsuffering God –