Category Archives: Devotions

Wasted time on regrets and fears

We must not allow an idolatrous attachment to past regrets and future fears in a way that discounts or diminishes God’s grace and promises. Continue reading

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Two 90 second audio devotionals

“‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.’  Continue reading

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We must never forget this truth about God

“God opposes the proud but shows favor to the humble” (I Peter 5:5). “The sacrifice you desire is a broken spirit. You will not reject a broken and repentant heart, O God” (Psalm 53:16-17). “I will bless those who have … Continue reading

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Morning prayer

Take a few moments and thoughtfully offer this prayer to God: “O God, the author of all good, I come to You for the grace another day will require for its duties and events. As I step out into a wicked world, … Continue reading

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Worship in song and prayer

____________________________________________ Evening Renewal “My Father, if Your mercy had boundaries, where would be my refuge from just wrath? But Your love for me in Christ is without measure. Thus, I present myself to You with sins of comission and omission, against You, my … Continue reading

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Two Great Songs for Worship and a Prayer

I love songs with real messages centered in truth with deep gospel clarity!  “Lord Jesus, give me a deeper repentance, a horror of sin, a dread of its approach. Help me purely to flee it and jealously to resolve that … Continue reading

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When life becomes a shattered dream

I heard a great song while driving today. It made me think of many people I’ve ministered to over the years and some of my own experiences. It reinforces a truth basic to the gospel itself.  “We now have this … Continue reading

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