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How to Live: Clothed with true spiritual virtue

February 20, 2012

How to Live: Clothed with true spiritual virtue Do you ever wish you had more self-control? Well, there’s an app for that! SelfControl, an open-source program for Macintosh, runs a blacklist to which you can add websites, including email servers, that are distracting you from work or causing you to procrastinate. You tell the program not...

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Devotion for Feb. 5, 2010

February 5, 2010

Devotion for Feb. 5, 2010 Horatio Spafford was a wealthy Chicago lawyer. A family man with a wife and children, he was also a strong supporter of D. L. Moody’s evangelistic campaigns. In 1870, his only son died of scarlet fever at age four. Then in the Great Chicago Fire of 1871, he was financially devastated. Did he lose faith? No. Instead,...

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The Mystery of God

May 10, 2019

The Mystery of God On June 25, 1967, the European Broadcasting Union produced the first television program to be broadcast globally live via satellite. Some 400–700 million people viewed the historic program titled Our World, with the Beatles performing their song “All You Need is Love.” The title of the song repeated in the chorus, “All...

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Our Advocate

December 19, 2019

Our Advocate Perry Mason was the title character in a popular series of novels, radio programs, and finally a television series set in Los Angeles starring Raymond Burr. The fictional lawyer specialized in advocating for the innocent, mostly people who had been wrongly accused of murder. Perry Mason epitomized a good lawyer, striving to help...

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The Other Law

February 13, 2021

Today's daily devotional from Moody Bible Institute: Many who struggle with addictions have found help by joining a twelve-step program.

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The Old Order Collapses

April 6, 2012

The Old Order Collapses After 9/11, the State Department began a program for students from Afghanistan to spend a year in the United States. The planners hoped to give them positive associations to take home, and it succeeded—until problems arose. Taliban clerics intimidated participants. Women could be "tainted" merely by coming to America.

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The Body of Christ at Work

July 12, 2014

The Body of Christ at Work We are studying what the Bible has to say about work this month, and for the next few days we’ll examine different kinds of work that are pleasing to God. Like yesterday’s reading in Romans 12, in our passage today Paul employs the physical body as a metaphor for the way the spiritual gifts of individuals support...

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Redemption: Languages, Pentecost, and God’s Plan

October 28, 2012

Redemption: Languages, Pentecost, and God’s Plan Microsoft is currently developing software that can translate to and from 26 different languages. You work with the device for about an hour so that it “learns” how to sound like you, and then it can translate anything you say into other languages, while still sounding like you. Many are eagerly...

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Lamenting the Loss of Treasure

June 11, 2019

Lamenting the Loss of Treasure A lament is a structured poetic expression of deep personal or communal grief, such as an elegy or funeral oration. By writing a lament, the poet intends, according to the Literary Study Bible, "to give full expression to the suffering of his people and the sorrows of his own soul." The lament shares memories...

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Elizabeth: Naming Her Son

December 5, 2012

Elizabeth: Naming Her Son One couple from Illinois, unable to decide on a name for their baby, set up a Facebook poll. People from as far away as New Zealand and Iceland voted on the names Madelyn, McKenna, Emily, and Addilyne. On January 3, the couple named their baby girl Madelyn, which had won with more than 1,300 votes. Today’s passage...

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