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The Christian is placed in many different circumstances while on this earth. Some are characterized by hardships and trials, and others are full of joy and peace. How should the Christian respond? Throughout the Bible there are numerous times where God’s people sang in response to their various circumstances. Singing in response to God’s ordering […]

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The book of Proverbs was written by King Solomon to his young adult son. Solomon’s purpose in writing Proverbs was “that the generation to come might know them [God’s wonderful works]…that they might set their hope in God, and not forget the works of God, but keep his commandments” (Ps. 78:6–7). Throughout the book, Solomon […]

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Every believer is fighting a battle—a battle within themselves. God has created a new, holy nature in each of his children. But even though elect believers are regenerated and sanctified, their old, totally depraved nature remains in them while they are still on this earth. Their old nature and new nature are constantly in conflict […]

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Devotionals April 8 – May 7, 2020

Devotionals April 8 – May 7, 2020 Abby VanSolkema   April 8             Read Titus 1:1 Paul likely wrote his epistle to Titus around AD 62–64, during the time between his first imprisonment in Rome and his second imprisonment (ultimately resulting in his execution). Paul had been forced to leave the church at Crete sooner than […]

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Devotionals March 8 – April 7, 2020

Devotionals March 8 – April 7, 2020 Ben Laning   March 8—Read 1 John 4 We’re going through a novel in school called …And Now Miguel. It’s about a boy who wants to prove to his shepherding family that he’s man enough to go with the men into the Sangre de Cristo Mountains to care […]

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Devotionals February 8 – March 7, 2020

Devotionals February 8 – March 7, 2020 Abby Van Solkema   February 8       Read 1 Peter 1 As you read through the book of 1 Peter over the next five days, you will discover the answer to the question, “What does it mean to live as a pilgrim on this earth?” First, to live as […]

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October 8 Read John 18  In verse 4 of this chapter we read that Jesus, despite knowing what the future would hold for him, “went forth” when the band of soldiers sought him. Jesus went forth willingly. He was well aware of the depth of suffering that awaited him, and still he readily submitted to […]

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  September 8—Read Luke 16  In this chapter, we have the parable of the wicked servant who shrewdly uses his master’s money to make others indebted to him, so that they will help him after the master throws him out. Two of the main questions that come to mind after reading this parable are why […]

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August 8 Read Luke 7  Jesus shows miraculous grace to several different people in this chapter, including a centurion’s servant, a widow’s only son, and an immoral woman. Notice especially the contrast between the sinful woman, whom the Pharisee did not think was even worthy to touch Jesus’ feet, and the centurion, whom the elders […]

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