Daily Devotional 3-25-20

Posted by on Mar 25, 2020 in Daily Devotional, General

Word on Wednesday – by John Mason‘The Unexpected…’ – March 25, 2020 ‘Expect the unexpected, for it (truth) is hard to discover and hard to attain’, is a good translation of Heraclitus’ (the Greek philosopher) enigmatic words.Over the centuries so many scientific and other areas have advanced through unexpected discoveries – moving unexpectedly from the known to a new realm of knowledge. Isn’t the world today awaiting the unexpected discovery of a...

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Daily Devotional 3-24-20

Posted by on Mar 24, 2020 in Daily Devotional, General

Mark 12:1-12 – Trees of Righteousness, Trees of Life Today, Jesus continues His teaching on trees and fruitfulness, only this time He’s talking not so much about the trees but those who tend them. In the beginning, God placed man in a paradisaical garden for Him to tend. He created a good and beautiful place for man to live and work with the understanding that man was but a steward of all that God had given Him. All that man had, God had given him, and He had given him...

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Daily Devotional 3-23-20

Posted by on Mar 23, 2020 in Daily Devotional, General

Then Job arose, tore his robe, and shaved his head; and he fell to the ground, and worshiped. And he said: “Naked I came from my mother’s womb, and naked shall I return there. The Lord gave, and the Lord has taken away; blessed be the name of the Lord.” In all this Job did not sin nor charge God with wrong. Job 1:20–22 Suddenly bereft of nearly all that his heart held dearest, Job’s confidence in God shines out most brilliantly. He made no foolish charge against...

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Daily Devotional 3-22-20

Posted by on Mar 23, 2020 in Daily Devotional, General

“And he went a little farther, and fell on his face, and prayed.” —Matthew 26:39 There are several instructive features in our Saviour’s prayer in his hour of trial. It was lonely prayer. He withdrew even from his three favoured disciples. Believer, be much in solitary prayer, especially in times of trial. Family prayer, social prayer, prayer in the Church, will not suffice, these are very precious, but the best beaten spice will smoke in your censer in your private...

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Daily Devotional 3-20-20

Posted by on Mar 20, 2020 in Daily Devotional, General

Those who built on the wall, and those who carried burdens, loaded themselves so that with one hand they worked at construction, and with the other held a weapon. Every one of the builders had his sword girded at his side as he built. And the one who sounded the trumpet was beside me. Nehemiah 4:17–18 The story of the building up again of Jerusalem’s ruined wall, as told in the book of Nehemiah, is most interesting and suggestive. A wall speaks of separation and also of...

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Daily Devotional 3-19-20

Posted by on Mar 19, 2020 in Daily Devotional, General

ON THIS DAY in MISSIONARY HISTORY 11 March 1888 – Samuel Zwemer, who would become “the apostle to Islam”, preached his first public sermon, to an African-American congregation in Michigan.The full Day by Day Calendar of Missionary History is taken from The Greatest Century of Missions and Victorious Christians Who Changed the World, by Dr. Peter Hammond. These books are available from Christian Liberty Books, PO Box 358, Howard Place 7450, Cape Town, South...

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