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True or False

As a writer, I would never want to lead someone down a wrong path and away from their faith in Jesus Christ. In order to make sure that what I write here in this devotional is Biblically accurate, I’ve enlisted the help of a well-reputed professor who teaches Biblical truth. But aside from these writings, […]

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Narrow and Wide Gates

I was recently interviewed on an internet radio program from Los Angeles. The host made a comment about some friends who were not ‘religious’ but who were very good people. She also talked about her own faith in a higher power. Now whether she was just being judicious about using the word Jesus or God, […]

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Not a Fan

What comes to mind when you hear a person say, “I am not a fan of Jesus Christ.” In a recent book, written by Pastor Kyle Idleman, the author asks the question, “Are you a fan or a follower?” A fan, according to my favorite online dictionary, is a person with a liking and enthusiasm […]

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Ask, Seek, and Knock

Some of the first words out of a young child’s mouth are “Why, What’s at, or How come.” Questions abound. They want to know everything about their world in one day. Sometimes it drives a parent nuts. You want to shut the door on any and all questions forever. Jesus was not so inclined. In […]

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Judging Others

Jesus Teaches Warnings and Admonitions Have you ever walked through a crowd and formed an opinion about someone based on their activity, their appearance, or their language? Maybe you’ve heard something about someone and formed an opinion based on second hand information. Maybe you’ve watched two men friends walking down the street side by side, […]

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Worry Gains Nothing

The free online dictionary defines worry in this way: to feel uneasy or concerned about something; be troubled; to pull or tear at something with or as if with the teeth; to proceed doggedly in the face of difficulty or hardship; struggle: worried along at the problem; persistent mental uneasiness;  or a source of nagging […]

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Treasures in Heaven

Jesus Teaches about Practical Spiritual Practices What do you consider a treasure? I have a photo album of pictures that my mother collected when my siblings and I were very small children. I regard that a treasure. When we go on a trip, I bring back mementos to remind me of the great vacation we had. […]

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Fasting

Fasting has become a popular attempt to cleanse the body, a ritual performed by many health food gurus. The Free Online Dictionary describes it as voluntarily not eating food for varying lengths of time. Fasting is used as a medical therapy for many conditions. It is also a spiritual practice in many religions. It goes […]

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Prayer

Building a relationship with anyone takes two-way conversation. Most of us meet a friend face to face, although a lot of friendship interaction these days is done texting, at a distance. But it’s still a back and forth exchange of ideas. When Jesus walked the earth, He had this kind of relationship with His disciples. […]

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Does Social Justice Love Your Neighbor?

I looked up the word social justice on the internet and found some interesting information. According to business directory.com, social justice is defined as the fair and proper administration of laws conforming to the natural law that all persons, irrespective of ethnic origin, gender, possessions, race, religion, etc., are to be treated equally and without […]

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