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Christian Devotionals

Gentleness and Respect

“Always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have. But do this with gentleness and respect” See 1 Peter 3:15 We live in a world of social media. It’s very sad, but some people, even Christians, are looking for an opportunity to […]

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He Must Increase, I Must Decrease?

“But now He has reconciled you by Christ’s physical body through death to present you holy, unblemished, and blameless in His presence” Colossians 1:22 I normally will build up to my point in each devotional, but let’s just get right to it: GOD DOES NOT EXPECT CHRISTIANS TO DECREASE SO CHRIST CAN INCREASE. I’d love […]

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When Kobe Died

“You do not even know what will happen tomorrow. What is your life? You are a mist that appears for a little while and then vanishes.” James 4:14 “Dad! It’s Mom!” Grace yells with eyes wide open, stretching out her clutched phone while sitting on the bleachers. “What.” I reply, not asking a question, but […]

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Making an Idol of Making Idols

“Every good and perfect gift is from above” See James 1:17 “Dad, you’re crazy! Why are you like this?!” my daughter blurts out. “I don’t know, Grace, you tell me. You’re just like me!” “No, I’m like Mom.” “Nope! You’re more of me than you are of your mom. The dad is 51% responsible for […]

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Is Christian Universalism True?

“Today if you hear His voice, do not harden your hearts” See Hebrews 3:15 The answer to the title of this devotional is, “No, Christian Universalism is not true.” If it were, we would have to ignore quite a bit of Scripture about three things: Choosing to believe Evangelism Warnings about hell What is Christian […]

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The Truth About Hebrews 10:26

“If we deliberately keep on sinning after we have received the knowledge of the truth, no sacrifice for sins is left”  Hebrews 10:26 Hebrews 10:26 is a scary passage if we don’t understand who it is written to and why. What makes this section of Scripture even more terrifying is when we read the next […]

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Christmas: The Beginning of a Great Union

“For to us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on his shoulders. And he will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.” Isaiah 9:6, penned 700+ years before Jesus was born *Written Christmas morning, 2019 Merry Christmas everyone! Although Jesus wasn’t literally […]

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Christians Should Always Be Themselves

“Therefore if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation. The old has passed away. Behold, the new has come!” 2 Corinthians 5:17 “Don’t be yourself! Be like Christ! There’s many reasons why you shouldn’t want to be yourself!” This person yelling at me is extremely serious. Frustrated, it seems, but very stern. They […]

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How Tithing Has Been Incorrectly Taught

“For God so loved the world, that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him shall not perish, but have eternal life.” John 3:16 “You can’t afford not to tithe!” This is a lie from someone who sees God as a graceless, merciless, two-faced, give-to-get deity. Even if they don’t see it […]

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