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Devotion for December 09, 2005

December 9, 2005

Devotion for December 09, 2005 In Celebrate the Feasts, Martha Zimmerman writes: “Psychologists tell us that traditions build feelings of security into the child.” A child who participates in special events “senses that he belongs to an ongoing tradition that has deep significance.” For many, celebrations of Thanksgiving and Christmas provide...

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Devotion for Nov. 5, 2009

November 5, 2009

Devotion for Nov. 5, 2009 On March 30, 1863, President Abraham Lincoln wrote the following words: "We have been the recipients of the choicest bounties of Heaven. We have been preserved, these many years, in peace and prosperity. We have grown in numbers, wealth and power, as no other nation has ever grown. But we have forgotten God. We have...

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Devotion for Nov. 14, 2009

November 14, 2009

Devotion for Nov. 14, 2009 Moody Bible Institute alumni Tim and Jerenne Block had an unusual start to their marriage. Their original wedding date had to be moved up so that Jerenne could provide live-in care to Tim as he recovered from a near-fatal car accident. After further education, Tim became the junior-high pastor at Grace Church in...

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Devotion for Nov. 20, 2009

November 20, 2009

Devotion for Nov. 20, 2009 The murderous Russian dictator, Josef Stalin, reportedly once said, "Gratitude is a sickness suffered by dogs." A different man, also named Josef, would strongly disagree. Josef Gabor grew up in communist Czechoslovakia, under the dark shadow of Stalin's Soviet Union. Gabor was told that religion was weakness and...

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todayintheword.org November 20, 2009

Devotion for Nov. 24, 2011

November 24, 2011

Devotion for Nov. 24, 2011 William James Sidis was born in 1898 with an IQ of 250. He could read by the age of 2 and was composing original works in French by age 4. At age 12, he entered Harvard University in a program for gifted students. However, Sidis lived the remainder of his life quietly in a series of obscure mechanical jobs. Newspapers...

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Devotion for November 27, 2008

November 27, 2008

Devotion for November 27, 2008 When we recall that Peter was a fisherman without an advanced theological degree, it’s amazing to see the depth of insight into God’s Word that the Spirit gave to him. Consider, for example, his understanding of Jesus’ death and resurrection in light of the Old Testament. Standing in Jerusalem on Pentecost,...

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Devotion for February 15, 2007

February 15, 2007

Devotion for February 15, 2007 How much money, approval, status, success, or power would it take to satisfy us? For most of us, the answer is, “Just a little bit more!” No matter what we’re pursuing, we find that we cannot have our appetite sated. Desire becomes craving, and by it we are consumed. Psalm 78 follows this sad spiritual trajectory.

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Devotion for Nov. 8, 2009

November 8, 2009

Devotion for Nov. 8, 2009 Yesterday we noted that gratitude is a characteristic of those who love God. We find a wonderful example of this in the life of a German pastor named Martin Rinckart, who was born in 1586. For three decades, he faithfully ministered to his own congregation as well as the entire town of Eilenburg, in Saxony, during...

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todayintheword.org November 8, 2009

Devotion for Nov. 10, 2009

November 10, 2009

Devotion for Nov. 10, 2009 Psychologists Nancy McWilliams and Stanley Lependorf note that ingratitude is often linked with narcissism, an extreme form of self-centeredness. They write, "Gratitude seems to us to be an integral expression of our dependency on one another. To thank someone acknowledges our need to have been helped or enriched...

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Devotion for Nov. 16, 2009

November 16, 2009

Devotion for Nov. 16, 2009 On June 6, 2009, in the town of Sainte-Mere-Eglise, French President Nicolas Sarkozy expressed France's deep appreciation to 38 Americans by awarding them France's highest honor, the French Legion of Honor Medal. Sixty-five years ago, during the 1944 Normandy invasion, these American soldiers helped liberate France...

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todayintheword.org November 16, 2009

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