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Morning Devotion: Clear sailing

Few people like having a guilty conscience.

Yet, everybody experiences such at one time or another.

The reality is that we all sin and fall short of God’s glory. 223 more words


God’s Grace and God’s Justice

by Mike Ratliff

17 But you, beloved, ought to remember the words that were spoken beforehand by the apostles of our Lord Jesus Christ, 18 that they were saying to you, “ In the last time there will be mockers, following after their own ungodly lusts.” 19 These are the ones who cause divisions, worldly- minded, devoid of the Spirit.

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Morning Devotion: Be a hero

We’re all wired to be heroes.

Not like with the movies and the recurring rescues from beasts or thugs or natural disasters, but with real-life crisis threats. 309 more words


Morning Devotion: Do your co-workers know?

Jesus said, “By their fruit, you will recognize them.” (Matthew 7:16 NIV)

Anybody can tell the difference between an apple tree and run-of-the-mill maple shade tree. 332 more words


Morning Devotion: Dead wood

If you have a flowering bush by your front door, do you want people to see several dead branches prominently visible as they come to visit you? 258 more words


Morning Devotion: Check the herd

Ancient Israel was largely an agrarian society so it’s no surprise that King Solomon wrote often about agriculture.

A passage from today’s devotional reading was directed at managing livestock but the principle applies in all areas of our lives. 292 more words


Morning Devotion: The power of pruning

Fruit trees do better when they’re pruned.

Gardens do better when weeds are pulled.

And vehicles get better gas mileage when unneeded weight is removed. 401 more words