Daily Devotional 3-16-18

Posted by on Mar 16, 2018 in Daily Devotional, General

FORGET NONE OF HIS BENEFITS volume 17, number 10, March 15, 2018 “Do nothing from selfishness or empty deceit, but with humility of mind, let each of you consider one another as more important than yourselves.” -Philippians 2:3,4 Psychotherapy and the Lack of Repentance Karl Menninger, the famed psychologist, in response to the folly of so many psychotherapists in his day, wrote a book in 1973 entitled Whatever Became of Sin? He opens the book with the humorous...

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Daily Devotional 3-15-18

Posted by on Mar 15, 2018 in Daily Devotional, General

OT Encounters: Jeremiah 31:31-34 – New Covenant By Jeff Pulse – The Old Testament text for the fifth Sunday of Lent, March 18, 2018, is written in the Book of the prophet Jeremiah. The text is Jeremiah 31:31-34 and is a very familiar pericope that finds its way into the lectionary frequently. Of strong interest is the language of “New Covenant” verse the Old Covenant that made its way down Mt. Sinai in the wilderness. This is the only place in the Old Testament...

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Daily Devotional 3-14-18

Posted by on Mar 14, 2018 in Daily Devotional, General

Word on Wednesday – by John Mason ‘Glory…’ – March 14, 2018 There are times in life when we can feel cut off from God, sometimes because of feelings of failure or unworthiness, sometimes because of feelings of ignorance or unbelief. How important it is for us to continue to read and reflect on God’s written self-revelation – for that is what the Bible is. In Colossians 1:25-27 we read Paul’s testimony: I became a minister according to the divine office which...

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Daily Devotional 3-13-18

Posted by on Mar 13, 2018 in Daily Devotional, General

Look and Live (Numbers 21:4-9; Ephesians 2:1-10)  Anthony Van Dyck (Flemish, 1599-1641) The Brass Serpents (c. 1618-120) Oil on canvas. 205 cm x 235 cm . Prado Museum, Madrid. Many Christians throughout the world observe a season called Lent, or the lengthening of the days, spring-forward time.[1] Some do not. Some recall the abuses of the pre-Reformation days. Others find that in following a yearly cycle from the birth of Christ all the way to His Second Coming the...

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Daily Devotional 3-12-18

Posted by on Mar 12, 2018 in Daily Devotional, General

FORGET NONE OF HIS BENEFITS volume 17, number 9, March 1, 2018 “But we have the mind of Christ.” – 1 Corinthians 2:16 Why? A Pew Research poll[1], released on December 16, 2015, asked the question, “Should homosexuality be accepted by society?” The percentage who are “okay with that”, in all denominations, not just historically liberal ones, but also conservative ones, is very large, and the trend continues to grow in all of them....

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