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God’s Image in the World

December 2, 2017

God’s Image in the World Icons are images or symbols that represent something larger than themselves. We see icons every day on computers and phones; when we open them, the program they represent becomes present. In the same way, today’s Scripture tells us that humans are made as “images” (a word that could also be translated “icons”) of...

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  • Jesus December 2, 2017

Holy Worship

June 25, 2021

Daily devotional from Moody Bible Institute: “Power corrupts,” as the saying goes, “and absolute power corrupts absolutely.”

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  • Justice June 25, 2021

Weight of Words

September 9, 2013

Weight of Words As children, many of us probably uttered the pledge, “Cross my heart and hope to die.” It was meant as a solemn assurance that we were telling the truth, often accompanied by the motion of crossing our heart with one hand. Some adults remember extending the phrase: “Cross your heart and hope to die, hope the cat will spit...

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Patience: A Key Command

February 25, 2019

Patience: A Key Command As many scholars have noticed, the epistle of James is deeply influenced by the teachings of Jesus during His earthly ministry, often alluding to His words and addressing similar issues. The Moody Bible Commentary points out 24 parallels between James and the Sermon on the Mount. Today’s verse brings to mind Jesus’...

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Freedom and Salvation for the World

December 22, 2016

Freedom and Salvation for the World Many students of history know the famous cry of Patrick Henry, “Give me liberty, or give me death!” The notion of freedom is a bedrock of many nations, including the United States. According to commentator James Montgomery Boice, today’s reading from Micah also includes a “list of freedoms” that only God...

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  • Minor Prophets December 22, 2016

God’s Redemptive Work in the World

July 9, 2014

God’s Redemptive Work in the World Debt is a burdensome feature of life for many people. Even those who are careful to not spend more than they earn find it nearly impossible to avoid ever borrowing money—student loans, a mortgage, a car loan—and those ensuing payments are often a source of ongoing worry. The specter of debt is conjured in...

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Mature Faith Obeys God’s Word

February 7, 2019

Mature Faith Obeys God’s Word A 2014 survey of “The Bible in American Life” found that only 48 percent of Americans reported reading any Scripture at any time during the previous year. Among those who did, the percentages were significantly higher for women, older people, Southerners, and African Americans. Just 9 percent of Americans, however,...

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A Driving Rain That Leaves No Crops

April 27, 2013

A Driving Rain That Leaves No Crops Arloa Sutter understood the biblical mandate of the gospel to address spiritual and physical needs. She founded Breakthrough Urban Ministries in 1992 by opening up a room in a church to offer hot coffee and a meal to homeless people in the area. Today, Breakthrough operates two homeless shelters, a youth...

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A Discerning Person Keeps Wisdom in View

April 17, 2013

A Discerning Person Keeps Wisdom in View For thousands of years, gold and silver have been refined through a process called cupellation. Metal ore is placed in specially-designed dishes called cupels and heated in a furnace to temperatures exceeding 1,760 degrees Fahrenheit. Base metals and impurities are oxidized, while the pure gold and...

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Devotion for March 7, 2010

March 7, 2010

Devotion for March 7, 2010 Essayists James and Kate Williams reflected on humor and Christians: “The best humor, seen among both believers and unbelievers, is redemptive in orientation. . . . In an argument, humor can gently or uproariously sweep away the sinful battlements built by pride, which desires always to be taken seriously.” In our...

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