Daily Devotional 9-27-16

Posted by on Sep 27, 2016 in Daily Devotional, General

SEPTEMBER 28, 2016 Labor, Delivery, and New Birth Article by Marshall Segal Staff writer, desiringGod.org Twenty-nine years as a bachelor did very little to prepare me for the delivery room. My wife and I welcomed our firstborn into the world in the last month. While he put on his six pounds and eight ounces during pregnancy, we went to our appointments, prepared our small home for a new tenant, and prayed continually for God’s help. Nine months of waiting, a dozen or...

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Daily Devotional 9-8-16

Posted by on Sep 8, 2016 in Daily Devotional, General

SEPTEMBER 8, 2016 The Haunted Hayride of Human Approval Article by Marshall Segal Staff writer, desiringGod.org If we are always concerned with what people think about us, we will always be reluctant to tell them about Jesus. Perhaps the single most significant hindrance to Christian witness in the world today is our hunger for human approval. By nature, we think more about what people think of us than about what they think of Jesus. We crave acceptance and dread rejection...

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Daily Devotional 8-23-16

Posted by on Aug 23, 2016 in Daily Devotional, General

Wait to Date Until You Can Marry Article by Marshall Segal Staff writer, desiringGod.org When should young people begin to date? Your answer probably hangs on why you think you (or anyone else) should date in the first place. Anyone can see that the costs are often high — crushing breakups, sexual sin, shocking betrayal, sudden rejection, devastating heartbreak — the pain of love that never walked the aisle. So why do so many of us still dive so quickly into dating?...

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Daily Devotional 8-16-16

Posted by on Aug 16, 2016 in Daily Devotional, General

Your First Breath After Death Article by Marshall Segal Staff writer, desiringGod.org Think about your first breath after death. That moment has everything to do with this one (and every moment between now and then) — that first newborn inhale in heaven. Why will that gasp of air be any better than your last breath before death? Will it be eternity’s freedom from everything you have to get done today? Will it be leaving behind besetting sin and guilt after decades of...

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