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Faith in Jesus Christ

April 2, 2016

Faith in Jesus Christ Like many people in the 1990s, Chris Robinson loved Beanie Babies. He thought the small plush toys would increase in value, and he began devoting all his spare time—and money—to amassing a collection. He figured eventually he could sell them to pay college tuition. But after spending over $100,000 on some 15,000 Beanie...

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Jesus Baptized as a Sign of His Vocation

July 5, 2014

Jesus Baptized as a Sign of His Vocation Many people graduate from school—elementary, high school, college, technical training—at some point in their life. And when they do, there’s often a ceremony of some kind to confer the degree, an official gesture that communicates that this person is ready to do what they’ve been trained to do. Degrees...

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Mutual Hope

July 21, 2015

Mutual Hope Many churches post greeters at the door to welcome visitors. This ministry usually involves a smile, a handshake, and some expression of appreciation for attending. How would you feel if next Sunday the greeter welcomed you with a kiss instead of a handshake? Paul describes kissing as an appropriate form of Christian greeting...

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Devotion for Jan. 29, 2004

January 29, 2004

Devotion for Jan. 29, 2004 Devotion for Jan. 29, 2004 Mitsuo Fuchida commanded the Japanese surprise attack on Pearl Harbor that plunged the United States into World War II. Following the war, disillusioned and drifting, he read a tract by an American soldier who had been a Japanese prisoner-of-war. His hatred for his captors had turned...

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Devotion for Aug. 31, 2009

August 31, 2009

Devotion for Aug. 31, 2009 A beautiful old hymn declared, "When He cometh, when He cometh to gather His jewels / all His jewels, precious jewels, His loved and His own. / Like the stars of the morning, His bright crown adorning / they shall shine in their beauty, bright gems for His crown. Little children, little children, who love their...

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Do Not Give Up

April 18, 2017

Do Not Give Up The assertion “It takes 21 days to form a new habit” is often accepted as scientific fact, but a 2009 study in the European Journal of Social Psychology found it usually takes much longer. In the study, participants tried building a new habit such as regular exercise or increased water consumption. The researchers discovered...

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  • Creation April 18, 2017

Dear Thessalonians

May 1, 2021

Daily devotional from Moody Bible Institute: A hub of political and economic power. People known for idol worship. Welcome to Thessalonica,...

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Productive Faith in God

October 22, 2016

Productive Faith in God A man in China was delighted to get two puppies from a local farmer. Several months later, however, the puppies were exhibiting unusual behavior. They killed and ate his pet chickens. They had an insatiable appetite. And they were huge—each weighed over 100 pounds. But not until the man saw a pamphlet on endangered...

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Devotion for October 23, 2008

October 23, 2008

Devotion for October 23, 2008 Christian denominations in America can all trace their involvement in international missions back to a most unlikely place: a haystack in western Massachusetts. In 1806, five students at Williams College gathered there to pray and became burdened about the spiritual needs in Asia. By 1812, they had organized...

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Dead to Sin, Alive to Christ

April 8, 2016

Dead to Sin, Alive to Christ If you want to stop a bad habit, experts agree that you should replace it with a good one. Simply deciding to stop eating unhealthy foods or to stop procrastinating online is rarely enough; you need a plan to start eating healthier food or a process to motivate you to be more productive at work. A similar spiritual...

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