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Weekly Devotional 080822

Our God Sees by Amy Ruiz “She gave this name to the Lord who spoke to her: ‘You are the God who sees me,’ for she said, ‘I have now seen the One who sees me.’”  –Gen.16:13 Do you recall the story of Hagar? Most of us know the story of Abraham and Sarah from […]

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Weekly Devotional 080122

Loving Each Other Means Talking to Each Other By Debbie Yamamoto “A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another. By this everyone will know that you are My disciples, if you love one another.” –John 13:34-35 This year I’ve spent quite a bit […]

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Weekly Devotional 072522

Prayer – A Conversation with our Heavenly Father By Lettie Cederquist “Again, I tell you that if two of you on earth agree about anything you ask for, it will be done for you by my Father in heaven.” –Matthew 18:19 “And pray in the Spirit on all occasions with all kinds of prayers and […]

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Weekly Devotional 071822

Do Not Be Anxious By Cindy Hoffmann “Therefore do not be anxious for tomorrow; for tomorrow will care for itself. Each day has enough trouble of its own.” –Matthew 6:34 This has been a lifelong lesson for me, and one that I have yet to master! In one breath I can say, “Isn’t that the […]

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Weekly Devotional 071122

Obediex By Jim Rower Therefore, with minds that are alert and fully sober, set your hope on the grace to be brought to you when Jesus Christ is revealed at His coming. As obedient children, do not conform to the evil desires you had when you lived in ignorance. But just as He who called […]

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Weekly Devotional 070422

At the Pool By Jane Josephs “He turned the desert into pools of water and the parched ground into flowing streams…” –Psalm 107:35 I’m not much of a swimmer, but my grandchildren can spend hours frolicking in whatever swimming pool, lake, or ocean is nearby. They toss balls, dive for coins, practice their water ballet […]

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Weekly Devotional 062722

The Challenge of the Heart By Maria Oliveira “Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God.” –Matthew 5:8 (ESV)“Create in me a clean heart, O God, and renew a right spirit within me.” –Psalm 51:10 (ESV) Raised in a Catholic church, I was not familiar with the idea of a “life verse.” […]

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Weekly Devotional 062022

Christianity is for the Weak By Mike Herrnstein Those were the words written on a homemade sign in front of a table set up under a shady tree on the UCLA campus four summers ago during a campus visit with our daughter. Saying, “I can’t pass this up,” there was a triple eyeroll from my […]

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Weekly Devotional 061322

Right in Front of You By Tracy Gordon “Each of you should use whatever gift you have received to serve others, as faithful stewards of God’s grace in its various forms. If anyone speaks, they should do so as one who speaks the very words of God. If anyone serves, they should do so with the […]

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Weekly Devotional 060622

What Should I Do? By Donna Middlestead As I sat down to write this devotion, there was a news alert about a shooting at a church in Laguna Woods in Orange County, an area close to where I lived for many years. It really magnified my concern for the world we live in today. I […]

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