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Monthly Archives: July 2020

Today's Verse – 1 Corinthians 7:31

For this world in its present form is passing away. —1 Corinthians 7:31 Thoughts on Today’s Verse… This often repeated theme in the New Testament and from the lips of Jesus should be the great reminder that we shouldn’t spend our lives working for what is temporary. My Prayer… Lord […]

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Isaiah 30:18 – Verse for Jul. 31st

Yet the LORD longs to be gracious to you; he rises to show you compassion. For the LORD is a God of justice. Blessed are all who wait for him! —Isaiah 30:18 Ⓒ 1996-2020 Heartlight, Inc. This material may not be reproduced in part or whole for commercial use without […]

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You Have All You Need

Listen to Today’s Devotion You have a Bible?  Read it!  When anxiety termites away at your peace, read Philippians 4:6: “Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God.”  Or perhaps laziness is knocking on your door.  Read Colossians […]

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Shining Light

I felt nervous about a five-week prayer class I agreed to teach at a local church. Would the students like it? Would they like me? My anxiety was ill-focused, leading me to over-prepare lesson plans, video slides, and class handouts. Yet with a week to go, I still hadn’t encouraged […]

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Today's Verse – John 7:30-31

At this they tried to seize him, but no one laid a hand on him, because his time had not yet come. Still, many in the crowd put their faith in him. They said, “When the Christ comes, will he do more miraculous signs than this man?” —John 7:30-31 Thoughts […]

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Proverbs 12:11 – Verse for Jul. 30th

He who works his land will have abundant food, but he who chases fantasies lacks judgment. —Proverbs 12:11 Ⓒ 1996-2020 Heartlight, Inc. This material may not be reproduced in part or whole for commercial use without written consent. Proverbs 12:11 – Verse for Jul. 30th Source: Daily Wisdom

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Take Good Counsel

Listen to Today’s Devotion Hurting people hang with hurting people.  We love those who commiserate and avoid those who correct us.  Yet correction and direction are what we need. I discovered the importance of healthy counsel in a half-Ironman triathlon.  After the 1.2–mile swim and the 56–mile bike ride, I […]

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30 Jul 2020

With the understanding that we can be justified as a result of our faith in God, we should therefore know that that can lead to peace and joy no matter what we may be going through. We may be mere mortals, but faith in God and in His sacrifice for […]

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Touch the Needy

It wasn’t surprising when Mother Teresa received the Nobel Peace Prize. True to form, she received the award “in the name of the hungry, of the naked, of the homeless, of the blind, of the lepers, of all those who feel unwanted, unloved, uncared for throughout society.” Those were the […]

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2 Corinthians 5:17 – Verse for Jul. 29th

Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; the old has gone, the new has come! —2 Corinthians 5:17 Ⓒ 1996-2020 Heartlight, Inc. This material may not be reproduced in part or whole for commercial use without written consent. 2 Corinthians 5:17 – Verse for Jul. 29th […]

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