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Devotion for Oct. 12, 2004

October 12, 2004

Devotion for Oct. 12, 2004 Four-year-old Chris eagerly waited for his neighbor Will to come over to play. He arranged all his favorite toys in front of the door and announced to his mother that he was going to share all these toys with Will. When Will arrived and began to play with Chris’s favorite fire truck, though, Chris shouted, “No!

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Designed to be Physical and Spiritual

March 3, 2017

Designed to be Physical and Spiritual In the movie When Dreams May Come, actor Robin Williams portrays the character Chris Nielsen, a man who is tragically killed in a car accident. In the afterlife, Chris puzzles over his identity since his physical body is not the same. His angelic guide, Albert, asks, “What is ‘me’?” Chris answers, “My...

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  • Creation March 3, 2017

Do you want to get well?

April 25, 2015

Do you want to get well? Chris Greicius was an honorary office in the Arizona Department of Public Safety (DPS). He had a full uniform and badge and earned his motorcycle officer’s wings. But Chris was only 7 years old and dying of leukemia. His wish to become a law enforcement officer was granted by his family friend Tommy Austin with the...

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Devotion for Jun. 28, 2004

June 28, 2004

Devotion for Jun. 28, 2004 Devotion for Jun. 28, 2004 An anonymous humorist defined the honeymoon as “a short period of doting between dating and debting.” Honeymoons may be short, but few are as short as Carla Dunford’s. According to a British newspaper, Dunford left her husband Pete for Chris Herbert after she had been married for less...

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Devotion for Nov. 13, 2009

November 13, 2009

Devotion for Nov. 13, 2009 Last November, Joe and Chris Miller opened up the fields on their 600-acre farm in Platteville, Colorado, to "gleaners." They had expected from 5,000 to 10,000 people to come for free potatoes, carrots, and leeks. Instead, over 40,000 people showed up in an estimated 11,000 vehicles! Chris said, "Overwhelmed is...

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The Worshiping Church: An Orderly Church

November 20, 2018

What an indictment for a church to hear that their meetings were doing more harm than good (1 Cor. 11:17)! The fact that we like what is happening in the church does not always mean that God is pleased with it. Pray together with your Sunday school class or small group that your methods and motives will bring glory to God.

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God’s Faithful Providence

July 15, 2016

God’s Faithful Providence Transitions can be difficult, whether it’s a move to a new home, life after the death of a loved one, or the transfer of the family business. Today’s Scripture presents a challenging transition for Abraham and Isaac. In the previous chapter Abraham’s wife, Sarah, had died, and now the challenge was clear. Isaac needed...

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God Provides Even When We’re Overwhelmed

November 12, 2016

God Provides Even When We’re Overwhelmed God promised Israel abundant provision for the Year of Jubilee. A single harvest would suffice for three years’ worth of food—the harvest year itself, the sabbath (seventh) year following, and the Year of Jubilee (every 50 years) after that. The Lord said, “I will send you such a blessing in the sixth...

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Designed to Help One Another

March 21, 2017

Designed to Help One Another After a car crashed and rolled down an embankment in Palm Bay, Fla., people stopped to see if they could help the victim. The vehicle then caught on fire, and police were not immediately at the scene. Time was of the essence and the embankment was steep, so a dozen people grabbed hands and formed a human chain.

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A Touching Demonstration

October 21, 2017

A Touching Demonstration While we refer to human beings’ five senses, this description can be deceiving—many of our senses are not so separate as it might suggest. Special parts of our cerebral cortex known as “association areas” integrate senses like sight, hearing, and touch, creating a single perception of the world. The function of these...

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