Category Archives: Devotion

They Have Obeyed

Failure is a difficult thing to live with. For most of my Christian life, which encompasses all of my life except the first fifteen years, I have obsessed over the things I failed to do. There were times my standards … Continue reading

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A Matter of Dignity

I suppose it was inevitable. Sooner or later someone was bound to ask, “Why haven’t you become members of the church?” My husband would not have a problem satisfying the requirements to become members. I do. Therefore, when the inquirer … Continue reading

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Green Tea and an Open Bible

My day starts with a cup of Green Tea and an open Bible. I love searching for God’s presence in its pages. Now that my children are grown, this time is rarely interrupted, and I seldom miss my morning devotion. … Continue reading

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A Three Way Debate

Christianity is a religion that teaches its adherents to love one another. Within the church, I’ve found a roller coaster of love and quarreling, but so did Jesus. I continue to persevere, and sometimes wonder if Jesus’ “love one another” … Continue reading

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Now That’s Great Faith

Faith is the essence of the Christian experience. Unfortunately,  There is so much misinformation about faith one can easily get lost in a maze of misinformation. I know. I’ve been there. I found my way out of the maze when … Continue reading

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Questioning God’s Love

This week I questioned God’s love. Let me be a little more specific. I questioned God’s love for me. Believing God loves others is easy. Believing God loves me is a bridge that I thought I’d crossed in a previous … Continue reading

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Doing Good Works

The phrase “good works” arrested my attention while reading Titus in the New King James Version of the Bible. Paul left Titus in Crete to appoint elders and expected him to be a model of good works the elders could … Continue reading

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