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Gospel Living Is Walking by the Spirit

February 22, 2017

Gospel Living Is Walking by the Spirit Most of us understand Venn diagrams. Where one circle overlaps another, then the overlapping area is what the two domains have in common. If one circle is entirely inside another, then one domain is entirely subsumed within the other. If two circles do not overlap at all, then the two domains share nothing...

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  • Freedom February 22, 2017

Watch What I Do

September 1, 2017

Watch What I Do When former Chicago mayor Jane Byrne was concerned about violence in the city’s housing projects, she did a surprising thing: she moved into one of them. In 1981, she lived for twenty days in an apartment in Cabrini Green. While her action sparked controversy, her decision to live among the poorest citizens of Chicago also...

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  • Jesus September 1, 2017

A Father’s Fall

June 23, 2016

A Father’s Fall Marital infidelity is often glamorized in popular culture, but in real life it devastates families. In her book, Parents Who Cheat: How Children and Adults Are Affected When Their Parents Are Unfaithful, Dr. Ana Nogales explains that children feel shame and lose trust when a parent is unfaithful. “When one parent betrays the...

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The Destructiveness of Sin

July 12, 2016

The Destructiveness of Sin The old adage says, “If you play with fire, you’re going to get burned.” The same is true with sin. Just as fire burns, so sin destroys. Those who play with sin will one day reap the consequences, as our reading for today highlights. The angels from the last chapter came to Sodom next. Pressed by Lot to stay in...

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Devotion for Sept. 12, 2011

September 12, 2011

Devotion for Sept. 12, 2011 A frequent device in movies is the montage. When a director wishes to summarize significant episodes in the storyline, the film will condense a series of scenes (often set to music) in order to give brief glimpses of significant moments strung together. Rather than utilize dialogue and gradual plot development,...

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Devotion for May 18, 2010

May 18, 2010

Devotion for May 18, 2010 At one time, William Clark was the second–richest man in the United States, his fortune rivaled only by that of John Rockefeller. The bulk of his fortune passed to his daughter Huguette. Now nearly 104 years old, Huguette has no direct heirs, and almost no one—including the staff of her various homes— even knows...

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Devotion for June 30, 2005

June 30, 2005

Devotion for June 30, 2005 Corporal Kevin Clarke wanted to do one last thing before his Marine platoon embarked on a mission while deployed in Iraq. He asked a fellow Marine to print out the testimony he had recently typed. Corporal Clarke was killed on that mission, and his personal statement of faith was his parting message to his friends,...

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God’s Heroes

July 13, 2017

God’s Heroes In his book The Hero with a Thousand Faces, Joseph Campbell contends that the form of hero stories in many cultures is the same no matter where it is told. This basic story line is found in fantasy epics and many novels. Today’s passage describes the accomplishments of “the chiefs of David’s mighty warriors” (v. 10). Jashobeam...

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Source of Temptation: Our Enemy

March 3, 2013

Source of Temptation: Our Enemy The tactics and strategies of warfare need to evolve as enemies change. In the jungles of Vietnam, the United States faced a different kind of enemy than they had fought in the previous two world wars. The current War on Terror has targeted terrorist networks rather than nations. Expert intelligence is needed,...

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The Poverty of Wealth

May 9, 2018

The Poverty of Wealth A recent study showed that people can tell whether you are rich or poor simply by looking at your face. According to psychologist Thora Bjornsdottir, a PhD candidate at the University of Toronto, even expressionless faces give off hidden signals about social class. According to today’s passage, it is also possible to...

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  • Revelation May 9, 2018


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