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Devotion for February 04, 2006

February 4, 2006

Devotion for February 04, 2006 A businessman who was well-known for his unscrupulous business practices boasted to Mark Twain, “Before I die I mean to make a pilgrimage to the Holy Land. I will climb Mount Sinai and read the Ten Commandments aloud at the top.” Unimpressed, Twain offered a suggestion. “I have a better idea,” Twain said. “You...

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Devotion for February 05, 2006

February 5, 2006

Devotion for February 05, 2006 The phrase “bait and switch” refers to the unscrupulous practice of advertising one item and selling an inferior product in its place. Paul’s Jewish readers may have felt that they had been victims of a kind of spiritual bait and switch when they read that the circumcision practiced under the Law of Moses was...

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Devotion for February 10, 2006

February 10, 2006

Devotion for February 10, 2006 On January 1, 1863, the Emancipation Proclamation freed the slaves in the United States. If only that had been the end of the existence of slavery, but sadly, slavery continues to be a scourge in the present day. BBC News World Service recently reported on the dramatic increase in slavery in western Europe,...

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todayintheword.org February 10, 2006

Devotion for February 11, 2006

February 11, 2006

Devotion for February 11, 2006 Romper Room was a popular syndicated children’s television show from the mid 1950s to the 1980s. One of the show’s features was the “Do Bee Song,” a bouncy little ditty with the chorus: “I always do everything right. I never do anything wrong. I’m a Romper Room Do Bee—A Do Bee all day long!” In reality, our...

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todayintheword.org February 11, 2006

Devotion for February 15, 2006

February 15, 2006

Devotion for February 15, 2006 Jean-Baptiste-Marie Vianney, also known as the curate of Ars, was born in France just prior to the French Revolution. He was appointed curate of Ars-en-Dombes, an obscure village near Lyons. Overwhelmed by the task of shepherding his parish, he tried to resign three times, but continued to serve until his death...

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todayintheword.org February 15, 2006

Devotion for February 16, 2006

February 16, 2006

Devotion for February 16, 2006 “No one who wishes to be thought religious dares simply deny predestination, by which God adopts some to hope of life, and sentences others to eternal death,” John Calvin wrote. While few believers deny that the Bible teaches a doctrine of divine election, Christians are divided about what this means. The Bible...

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todayintheword.org February 16, 2006

Devotion for February 17, 2006

February 17, 2006

Devotion for February 17, 2006 According to tradition, when William Carey first proposed the idea of taking the gospel to those who had not yet heard it, a pastor rebuked him. “Young man, sit down,” the pastor is said to have declared. “When God pleases to convert the heathen, He will do it without your aid or mine.” Such a sentiment may...

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todayintheword.org February 17, 2006

Devotion for February 01, 2007

February 1, 2007

Devotion for February 01, 2007 Avery Johnson, the National Basketball Association Coach of the Year in 2006, played for several NBA teams before his role as coach of the Dallas Mavericks. Lovie Smith, coach of the Chicago Bears and National Football League Coach of the Year in 2006, was a star safety at the University of Tulsa during his...

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todayintheword.org February 1, 2007

Devotion for February 02, 2007

February 2, 2007

Devotion for February 02, 2007 Barry Bonds, outfielder for the San Francisco Giants, passed Babe Ruth in 2006 for his record of career home runs. Because of his alleged steroid use, however, Bonds is heckled and booed by angry fans whenever he’s on the road. It’s only in his home stadium in San Francisco that Bonds is warmly received. Like...

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todayintheword.org February 2, 2007

Devotion for February 13, 2007

February 13, 2007

Devotion for February 13, 2007 A 2004 study of fertility patients revealed some interesting results. When women receiving fertility treatments worried about the outcome, they were less likely to conceive than those who didn’t. Long before any scientific studies were undertaken, Jesus taught that worry has no place in the perspective of His...

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todayintheword.org February 13, 2007

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