Monthly Archives: November 2011

Faded Glory: Why Christ Had to Come


Faded Glory: Why Christ Had to Come Ray Pritchard – 11/30/2003 – Psalm 8 & Hebrews 2:5-9 On Christmas Eve, 1998, George Will wrote a column called “The Happiest Holiday.” It began this way:   A sardonic British skeptic of … Continue reading

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Put Your Heart into It


Put Your Heart into It Greg Laurie Pray without ceasing. —1 Thessalonians 5:17 The prayer that prevails is the prayer that is prayed with intensity—the prayer that is offered continually and passionately. Acts 12 opens with some tragic events in … Continue reading

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The Power of Affirmation


The Power of Affirmation  This devotional was written by Jim Burns If anyone considers himself religious and yet does not keep a tight rein on his tongue, he deceives himself and his religion is worthless. —James 1:26 Back in 1980, … Continue reading

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How to Pursue Love


How to Pursue Love Brian Watson 1 Corinthians  14: 1 – 1 How to Pursue Love How to Pursue Love Brian Watson 1 Corinthians  14: 1 – 1 How to Pursue Love Brian Watson 1 Corinthians tells us that we … Continue reading

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Death and Dying


Day 27 Theme: Death and Dying BBH Thou shalt guide me with thy counsel, and afterward receive me to glory– Psalm 73:24 All of life is here summed up in one verse. While I am here on this earth, the … Continue reading

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“How To Deal With Bitterness”


“And they (Naomi and Ruth) came to Bethlehem at the beginning of barley season.”                                                                                                                      Ruth 1:22 Amplified Bible EXPLORATION: “How To Deal With Bitterness” Part IV “A Heavenly Cure — The Heart” “There are briers besetting every path, Which call … Continue reading

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Receiving is Human; Giving is Divine


Receiving is Human; Giving is Divine John Shore When I was a kid, I didn’t quite understand exactly how I was supposed to relate to Thanksgiving.

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Flying with the Flock: Why We Need a Church Community


Flying with the Flock: Why We Need a Church Community Shannon Perry “HONK! HONK!” This is a noise I hear quite often driving in downtown Houston, but it is also a familiar sound during this time of year.  Until recently, … Continue reading

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The Example of David –


The Example of David –  Senior Living   O Lord my God, I will give you thanks forever. —Psalm 30:12 There was once a talented young man who needed one more course to graduate college, so he relentlessly pursued his … Continue reading

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Watch Your Words


Watch Your Words by Charles R. Swindoll Read Esther 4:1–8 Have you noticed how suffering brings people together? Have you watched how people join forces to respond to disasters? Hardship forces us to grab hands with one another and pull … Continue reading

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