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Devotion for June 23, 2007

June 23, 2007

Devotion for June 23, 2007 Handel’s Messiah is his best-known musical composition. Though now associated with Christmas, this masterpiece was originally intended for performance at Easter. The scriptural lyrics were selected by Charles Jennens, an Oxford-educated literary scholar and friend of Handel’s. After Handel composed the music, the...

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The Trickster Meets His Match

June 13, 2016

The Trickster Meets His Match In mythology, legend, and story, the trickster is a character who survives through lying or deceit. Tricksters often violate cultural norms and subvert those who are in power. Every culture has stories in which the trickster is a key player. Some scholars have seen elements of the trickster in Jacob. He was a...

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  • Devotions June 13, 2016

Antidote to Worry: Gratitude

November 23, 2016

Antidote to Worry: Gratitude In 2010, British artist Luke Jerram undertook a unique project. He set up 60 pianos in 50 locations around New York City. Anyone could play them. The idea was to inject music and creativity into public spaces in which strangers do not usually interact, and see what happened. It was a huge success! People played...

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Warning against Legalism

November 18, 2014

Warning against Legalism After being told multiple times not to put his fingers near the mouth of the shark, a ten-year-old boy had his finger bitten at the Australian Shark and Ray Centre. His school class was on a field trip. The Centre’s representative said, “He had at least ten warnings about not touching the front of the shark’s nose...

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Earning Righteousness

February 7, 2021

Today's daily devotional from Moody Bible Institute: A popular children’s song goes: “Father Abraham had many sons / Many sons had Father Abraham. / I am one of them...

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  • Romans February 7, 2021

Humble Yourselves and Pray

April 11, 2017

Humble Yourselves and Pray In 1742 in Cambuslang, Scotland, a pastor described the transforming work of the Holy Spirit in his community: “Vain persons, who minded no religion, but frequented taverns and frolics, passing their time in filthiness, foolish talking and jesting, or singing paltry songs, do now frequent Christian societies for...

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  • Prayer April 11, 2017

The Sheep of HIs Pasture

July 14, 2021

Daily devotional from Moody Bible Institute: One of the many things we missed during the COVID-19 outbreak was the joy of singing together.

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  • God's Faithfulness July 14, 2021

Assurance in Delay

December 31, 2016

Assurance in Delay Singer/songwriter Andrew Peterson understands the challenge of waiting for God’s victory in the face of darkness. In his song “The Dark Before the Dawn,” he sings of the frightening storms of life and then confesses the longing within his heart: “I’ve been waiting for some peace / To come raining down out of the heavens...

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  • Minor Prophets December 31, 2016

Devotion for Jun. 23, 2004

June 23, 2004

Devotion for Jun. 23, 2004 An old cliché notes that beauty is in the eye of the beholder. Although this may be true, not many people think of themselves as attractive. Such feelings are often the result of unrealistic expectations. Few of us, either men or women, compare with the air-brushed images we see on television programs and magazine...

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Devotion for Feb. 17, 2009

February 17, 2009

Devotion for Feb. 17, 2009 In 1948, De Beers Consolidated Mines Ltd., the now world-renowned diamond company, launched an advertising campaign in national magazines to promote diamond engagement rings. The slogan unveiled by their Philadelphia ad agency is still in use more than 60 years later: "A diamond is forever." The power of that phrase...

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