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Christian Devotionals

Can Christians Get Divorced?

“Marriage should be honored by all” See Hebrews 13:4 “Mom, last night, Dad came into my room and touched me there again. He said he wouldn’t do that to me anymore. Why won’t he stop? It hurts me. Please do something.” This isn’t the first time he’s molested his daughter, and this isn’t the first […]

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What Is Wrong with Today’s Church?

“And He has qualified us as ministers of a new covenant, not of the letter but of the Spirit; for the letter kills, but the Spirit gives life.” 2 Corinthians 3:6 To be clear, from the get-go, the church us us. It’s you and me, as believers. The church is the body of Christ, not […]

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What Should a Christian Do When We Lose Our Cool?

“In your anger do not sin” See Ephesians 4:26 My daughter Grace really wants to get better at basketball. So after her 8th grade season was over I told her, “I know a great way for you to improve your game, but it will be very difficult. You can start playing full court pick-up games […]

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Is Homosexuality Sin?

“And that is what some of you were. But you were washed, you were sanctified, you were justified in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ and by the Spirit of our God.” 1 Corinthians 6:11 Yes. The answer to the title of this devotional is yes. Based on the words in the Bible, even […]

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What I’ve Learned After Five Years of Sobriety

“Let perseverance finish its work so that you may be mature and complete, not lacking anything.” James 1:4 There are moments in our lives when we decide to stop or start a certain behavior, or willingly change an attitude we’ve held onto for a long time. For me, today marks an anniversary of such a […]

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The Cross Was the Final Altar

When he had received the drink, Jesus said, “It is finished.” With that, he bowed his head and gave up his spirit. John 19:30 Blood. God has always required blood to forgive sins. The words ask for forgiveness are not in the Bible for a reason: ask all you want, blood must be shed to […]

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Christians Don’t Have a Sinful Nature

“Through these he has given us his very great and precious promises, so that through them you may participate in the divine nature” See 2 Peter 1:4 Your body was God’s idea. It is perfect in every way. Although you might not think it’s perfect, God still does. Your flesh is His most amazing creation. […]

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Saturday Morning Hangovers, Gone

“Who has anguish? Who has sorrow? Who is always fighting? Who is always complaining? Who has unnecessary bruises? Who has bloodshot eyes?” Proverbs 23:32 There’s something about Saturday morning which is very special to me. This time of day each week makes me want to write about my past battle with the bottle. It also […]

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Does God Spit Christians out of His Mouth?

“So, because you are lukewarm–neither hot nor cold–I am about to spit you out of my mouth.” Revelation 3:16 “Man, it is hot out here. Son, would you please open up that cooler and hand me an ice-cold bottle of water?” “Sure Dad. Here you go.” It’s mid-August in Oklahoma. The sun is at its […]

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