Listen to Our Children

“Kids Say the Darndest Things” was a weekly radio and television staple beloved by me and many people like me around the world. Whether in his radio or televised shows, Art Linkletter proved to be the master of entering into the mind of children, seeing the world through their eyes, and releasing their insightful opinions and comments to amused adult audiences who it would appear could never get too much…

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Windfall

Devotional Reading  Proverbs 30:1-9       ODB – 11.15.14      – In today’s devotion, Agur shares one perspective, and clearly, the predominant perspective. Too little is a problem, and for many, too much seems to be an even greater problem. To support Agur in Proverbs, 30:8-9, Paul reiterates and supports that perspective in 1 Timothy 6:6-10. “Now godliness with contentment is great gain. 7 For we brought nothing…

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I Am Not Forgotten

Devotional Reading  Psalm 13 –  ODB    09.01.14   – Had David known then, what we know now, he may not have lamented thus in Psalm 13:1-2. Had he been able to read Isaiah 49:15, he may not have suggested that it was even possible for God to have forgotten him. Had he been able to read Ezekiel 39:23-24, and Isaiah 59:2, he would have known that it is only…

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Struggling With Addiction

Devotional Reading  Hebrews 4:14-16    –  ODB 12.01.14      – Because sin is entrenched in our spiritual DNA, we ought not to be unnecessarily surprised when we find ourselves wanting to sin, or actually sinning in thought, in word and in actions. We are all off to a bad start. “Behold, I was brought forth in iniquity, And in sin my mother conceived me.(Psalm 51:5). “…for all have sinned…

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Cities of Refuge –

Devotional Reading Psalm 59:10-17   –    ODB 08.01.14    – In Joshua 20 and other places we learn much about the Cities of Refuge. Today’s Devotional reminds us that refuge can be found in Jesus, the Rock of Ages. Let us draw some parallels between the Old Testament Cities of Refuge and Jesus, our Refuge in the New Testament. First, there were six Cities of Refuge. These were Kedesh,…

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