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Lenten Devotionals: Understanding

"And they went to a place called Gethsemane. And He said to His disciples, 'Sit here while I pray.' And He took with Him Peter and James and John, and began to be greatly distressed and troubled. And He said to them, 'My soul is very sorrowful, even to death. Remain...

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Faithful

"Now when the LORD was about to take Elijah up to heaven by a whirlwind ... Elijah said to Elisha, 'Please stay here, for the LORD has sent me as far as Bethel.' But Elisha said, 'As the LORD lives, and as you yourself live, I will not leave you.' So they went down to...

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It’s Not Fair…

"If I could speak all the languages of earth and of angels, but didn’t love others, I would only be a noisy gong or a clanging cymbal. 2 If I had the gift of prophecy, and if I understood all of God’s secret plans and possessed all knowledge, and if I had such faith...

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 Is Death the End?

"I think I'm about to lose my job," a friend told me, "The writing is on the wall." "Goodness, I'm so sorry," I said. "If that happens, just remember that God has a plan for your life." After a long pause he said, "I don't believe in God. I think man invented a god to...

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 Grief Skills

"We who are strong ought to put up with the failings of the weak, and not to please ourselves. Each of us must please our neighbor for the good purpose of building up the neighbor." (Romans 15:1-2 NRSV) Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901) buried his wife and two children in...

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