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  • On the Verge of Collapse

  • On the Verge of Collapse -   

    This devotional was written by Jim Liebelt

     

    Carry each other’s burdens, and in this way you fulfill the law of Christ. —Galatians 6:2

    On August 1, 2007, a typical afternoon commute across the I-35W bridge in Minneapolis, turned tragic when suddenly and without warning, the bridge collapsed into the Mississippi River below. 13 people died and 145 were injured...

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  • Nothing to Lose and Everything to Gain

  • Nothing to Lose and Everything to Gain -  

    This devotional was written by Dan Johnson

     

    Why, you do not even know what will happen tomorrow. What is your life? You are a mist that appears for a little while and then vanishes. —James 4:14

     

    The recent massive 9.0 earthquake and subsequent tsunami in Japan have reminded us once again of the awesome and tragically destructive power of nature. Ou...

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  • NEAR TO CHRIST

  • NEAR TO CHRIST - 

    BY CHARLES HADDON SPURGEON

    In Morning and Evening

    "And round about the throne were four and twenty seats: and upon the seats I saw four and twenty elders sitting, clothed in white raiment." --Revelation 4:4

    These representatives of the saints in heaven are said to be around the throne. In the passage in Canticles, where Solomon sings of the King sitting at his table, some render it "a ...

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  • No Matter What We Feel

  • No Matter What We Feel -  

    This devotional was written by Robin Dugall

     

    I'm the man who has seen trouble, trouble coming from the lash of God's anger. He took me by the hand and walked me into pitch-black darkness. Yes, he's given me the back of his hand over and over and over again. He turned me into a scarecrow of skin and bones then broke the bones. He hemmed me in, ganged up on me, poured o...

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  • New

  • New -  

    This devotional was written by Mike DeVries

    But Jesus called the children to him and said, “Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of God belongs to such as these. Truly I tell you, anyone who will not receive the kingdom of God like a child will never enter it.” —Luke 18:16-17

    I was doing my usual weekday morning routine, fixing four school l...

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  • PRAISING GOD

  • PRAISING GOD -  

    In Early in the Morning   

    And to stand every morning to thank and praise the LORD, and likewise at even.

    King David, who himself had been a fugitive and a wanderer for many years of his life, would have liked nothing better than to build a permanent dwelling place for the ark of the covenant. But because he was a man of war, Jehovah would not permit David to realize this privileg...

    Dr. Woodrow Kroll served as President and Senior Bible Teacher at Back to the Bible from 1990-2013. Author of more than 50 books, Dr. Kroll's passion is to increase Bible literacy in America by engaging people in the Bible and connecting them with the Author. His clear, incisive teaching of the Word keeps him in demand as a speaker all over the world. - See more at: http://www.backtothebible.org/authors/woodrow-kroll#sthash.7Yrcap6W.dpuf

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  • Moving from Willpower to Real Power

  • Moving from Willpower to Real Power -  

     

    I pray that you will begin to understand the incredible greatness of his power for us who believe in him. This is the same mighty power that raised Christ from the dead and seated him in the place of honor at God’s right hand in the heavenly realms. —Ephesians 1:19-20 (NLT)

     

    If you’ve ever been to a funeral, I’m pretty sure you’ve informally ...

    DOUG FIELDS is the senior director of the HomeWord Center for Youth and Family at Azusa Pacific University and the co-founder of Downloadyouthministry.com. Doug has been a youth and teaching pastor at Mariners Church and Saddleback Church for 30 years and has authored more than fifty books. He is a passionate speaker reaching thousands of leaders, teenagers, and parents every year. Doug resides with his wife and three children in Southern California. 

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  • Making Everything New

  • Making Everything New -   

    This devotional was written by Mike DeVries

     

    He who was seated on the throne said, “I am making everything new!” —Revelation 21:5a

     

    What if?

     

    Those two words are perhaps the most powerful in the English language. They speak of a profound hope that is at the heart of what we as Christians believe and embrace; namely, that what we see and experience right now in...

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  • Missing the Moment

  • Missing the Moment -  

    This devotional was written by Robin Dugall

     

    Show me the path where I should walk, O Lord; point out the right road for me to follow. Lead me by your truth and teach me, for you are the God who saves me. All day long I put my hope in you. —Psalm 25:4-5 (NLT)

     

    One morning, I thought about all the stuff that I had to do: the classes to prepare; the talks for the upcom...

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  • Make Your Move

  • Make Your Move -   

    This devotional was written by Dan Johnson

     

    I tell you, now is the time of God's favor, now is the day of salvation. —2 Corinthians 6:2

     

    The Bible tells us there is a time for everything and that includes change. Imagine a woman in her 10th month of pregnancy. At nine months, the baby is coming, ready or not. There comes a time when we outgrow the womb and staying longer...

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