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Proverbs 27:17

Proverbs 27:17

Saturday, October 21, 2017

What About Life-After-Death and Near-Death Experiences?

What About Life-After-Death and Near-Death Experiences?: Life-after-death and near-death experiences fascinate me. Shucks, they fascinate millions of people, if anything can be gleaned from the sales of books and movies on the topic. We so want them to be true. Maybe they are; maybe they aren’t. On one end of the spectrum, people cling to these stories to give them thea href='' title='Read more' .../a

The Believer’s Code: He Is with Us Through Grief

The Believer’s Code: He Is with Us Through Grief: He will swallow up death forever, and the Lord God will wipe away tears from all faces. — Isaiah 25:8 In Psalm 23, David spoke of walking through the valley of the shadow of death. That valley was not his final destination. David knew that we enter this valley from time to time as wea href='' title='Read more' .../a

Our God is Compassionate and Gracious

Our God is Compassionate and Gracious: Welcome to Sit & Listen Saturday from Devotionals Daily. Enjoy reading as well as listening to Today’s devotional from God Has a Name by John Mark Comer. Listen on the blog or on your Alexa device by asking Alexa to read today’s devotional. Imagine living in the ancient Near East in 1500 BC. You’re a Hebrew,a href='' title='Read more' .../a
as it is written in Isaiah the prophet: “I will send my messenger ahead of you, who will prepare your way”— “a voice of one calling in the wilderness, ‘Prepare the way for the Lord, make straight paths for him.'”
– Mark 1:2-3 (NIV)
Today’s commentary
by Dave Whitehead, Senior Pastor,
We see this pattern throughout the Bible: God lets us know what He is going to do before He does it. He tells Abraham of the Egyptian enslavement of the Jews, He tells Daniel of a kingdom that will never pass away, and He tells the Jews under Roman occupation of the moment that the Lord came into their midst. If this pattern is correct then the great question that we face is, “What is God doing in our generation?” The Lord is not silent; it is our responsibility to listen.
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Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Jesus Is the Manna

Jesus Is the Manna: I am the bread of life; he who comes to Me will not hunger, and he who believes in Me will never thirst. — John 6:35 I have an old beat-up and marked-up copy of Thomas Watson’s All Things for Good, which I read often. Somehow I misplaced it weeks ago and had been hopinga href='' title='Read more' .../a

Monday, October 16, 2017

Capital Gaines: Never Quit Your Day Dream

Capital Gaines: Never Quit Your Day Dream: See, I am doing a new thing! Now it springs up; do you not perceive it? I am making a way in the wilderness and streams in the wasteland. — Isaiah 43:19 You need to persevere so that when you have done the will of God, you will receive what he has promised. — Hebrews 10:36a href='' title='Read more' .../a

Sunday, October 15, 2017

Pride: Evaluating Your Focus

Pride: Evaluating Your Focus: Editor’s Note: Today’s devotional is excerpted from A Jane Austen Devotional, beginning with this selection from Pride and Prejudice. * “Pride,’’ observed Mary, who piqued herself upon the solidity of her reflections, “is a very common failing I believe. By all that I have ever read, I am convinced that it is very common indeed, that human naturea href='' title='Read more' .../a