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Devotion for June 13, 2007

June 13, 2007

Devotion for June 13, 2007 Economist Richard Layard believes that although people are getting wealthier and living more comfortably, they’re not getting happier. He argues in Happiness: Lessons From a New Science that a “zero-sum game of competition for money and status has gripped rich societies, and that this rat race is a big source of...

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Devotion for May 10, 2011

May 10, 2011

Devotion for May 10, 2011 The advent of the nuclear arms race introduced problems for the powers involved—the United States and the Soviet Union—as well as all the citizens of the world. In addition to pollution resulting from nuclear production, the threat of devastating damage from purposeful or accidental detonation looms even after the...

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Wise People Keep Themselves Under Control

April 28, 2013

Wise People Keep Themselves Under Control In the 1960s, a Stanford University psychology professor conducted a famous experiment known as the “marshmallow test” with a group of four-year-old children. Each child was given a marshmallow and told he could either eat the one marshmallow immediately or wait several minutes and be given a second...

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  • Devotions April 28, 2013

A Dependable Love: His Love Is Forgiving

September 17, 2015

A Dependable Love: His Love Is Forgiving Evangelist and beloved preacher Billy Graham has said his favorite Bible story is story of the prodigal son in Luke 15. As Graham said, this story reveals “how God loves us no matter what we do, where we go, how we live. He loves us. And I can’t get over the love and mercy and grace of God. Every day...

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  • Devotions September 17, 2015

Work and the Ten Commandments

July 28, 2014

Work and the Ten Commandments The Ten Commandments is not simply a list of the “top ten” of God’s many directives. It’s a distillation of the entirety of God’s law. And of all the rules that set Israel apart from its neighbors, none was more radical than the fourth commandment: “Remember the Sabbath day by keeping it holy” (v. 8). No other...

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Habakkuk's Prayer

April 20, 2021

Daily devotional Bible Study from Moody Bible Institute: Habakkuk’s prayer came shortly before the Babylonian invasion of Judah (605 BC).

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Hope in God’s Sovereignty and Love

January 6, 2015

Hope in God’s Sovereignty and Love Throughout the history of Israel, God provided them with examples to remind them not to put their trust in military power. When they left Egypt during the Exodus, pursued by the Egyptian forces, God parted the Red Sea to save them (see Exodus 14). When Gideon attacked the Midianite troops, he succeeded with...

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Actions of Hope

September 18, 2012

Actions of Hope It is one thing for a child to say she trusts her father, but another to jump into his arms from the side of the pool! Likewise, Jeremiah previously had been declaring a message of hope, but now he was told to perform an action illustrating trust in God’s word. The chapter begins on the brink of Jerusalem’s fall. The Babylonian...

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  • Devotions September 18, 2012

Finding Significance

September 28, 2019

Finding Significance After experiencing a crushing political defeat and breaking off an engagement to be married in 1841, Abraham Lincoln was in a dark place. He later talked about how he had contemplated suicide, but refrained because he “had done nothing to make any human being remember that he had lived.” His desire to do something of...

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  • Devotions September 28, 2019

The Wild World of God

October 5, 2017

The Wild World of God When something terrible occurs—a terrorist attack, a horrific accident, a grave diagnosis—our first instinct is often to ask, “Why?” Our response is natural. God has given human beings the gift of reason, and we are eager to use that gift to make sense of the world around us. But it is a mistake to presume that human...

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