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Lenten Devotion : Amazing Grace

Dorinda Amissah (ddamissah) offers today’s devotion.   John 13:37-38 Peter asked, “Lord, why can’t I follow you now? I will lay down my life for you.”38 Then Jesus answered, “Will you really lay down your life for me? Very truly I tell you, before the rooster crows, you will disown me three times! In his devotion to...

Lenten Devotional – FOOLISH CONTROVERSY
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Lenten Devotional – FOOLISH CONTROVERSY

Our world is filled with real problems that no one takes seriously, and silly problems that people are ready to fight over. How can we possibly live sensibly? If you ever struggle to keep your sanity or perspective, or know someone who does, then today’s devotion CANNOT solve all of your problems, but it can...

Lenten Devotional – POPULARITY
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Lenten Devotional – POPULARITY

One of the great mistakes that many Christians make today is to believe that their witness and walk is mainly about being “liked”. The reason that this is “wrong thinking” is that although there is nothing inherently evil about being likeable, following someone who was crucified is seldom, if ever, the way to win a...

Lenten Devotional – MAKING A DIFFERENCE
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Lenten Devotional – MAKING A DIFFERENCE

How are we supposed to live? What does God want us to be do and be? Do you ever ask questions like that? In today’s brief devotion, Linda Barnes reminds us of some of the most basic things that Christ calls us to do. So if you sometimes forget what matters most, this 150 second...

Lenten Devotional – ATTITUDE
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Lenten Devotional – ATTITUDE

While America has been wrestling with the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been another epidemic going on; an epidemic of anger and frustration. If you have been untouched by this, or if you always have a sunny disposition, you really do not need today’s devotion (so carry on). But if you ever struggle with GCA (grumbling,...

Lenten Devotional – THE OTHER CHEEK
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Lenten Devotional – THE OTHER CHEEK

Recently, America and the world looked on as two famous men had a very public confrontation over a what was either a joke, an insult, or both of the above. Lost in the ensuing media circus is a very relevant question for Christians: “How should we ourselves act when we have a difference with another...

Lenten Devotional – OBEDIENCE
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Lenten Devotional – OBEDIENCE

One of the weaknesses in the modern American church is that too often churches present themselves as if they were stores trying to woo customers, instead of disciples of Jesus inviting others to pick up their own crosses and follow him too. The result is that form has triumphed over substance, and the Gospel has...

Lenten Devotional – THE ALTERNATIVE TO BITTERNESS
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Lenten Devotional – THE ALTERNATIVE TO BITTERNESS

Bitterness is a poison that we give to ourselves. Resentment is a disease that eats at our hearts. Most of us know that and yet we can find ourselves harboring bitterness and resentment anyway. Is there anything we can do about that? Lent is about giving things up, and when we ponder that fact, we...

Lenten Devotional – R U GOOD ENOUGH?
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Lenten Devotional – R U GOOD ENOUGH?

If Lent is a season for examining our souls, it is also a time for remembering that God calls us to come to Him, as we are. So, if you have lingering doubts that God would ever forgive you, then why not spend four minutes of your life, remembering the lesson that Jesus taught us...

Lenten Devotional – WHO IS HE – Part II
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Lenten Devotional – WHO IS HE – Part II

More than anything else the season of Lent is a time for seeking to know and follow Jesus Christ on a deeper level. Today’s devotion is aimed at increasing your appreciation of Jesus by demonstrating a surprising truth: that the Christian obsession with theology does not have its roots in dead academics, but rather in...