Monday Devotional: January 23, 2023

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Bible Reading: 1 Corinthians 1:26-31 (CEB) 26 Consider your own call, brothers and sisters: not many of you were wise by human standards, not many were powerful, not many were of noble birth. 27 But God chose what is foolish in the world to shame the wise; God chose what is weak in the world to shame the strong; 28 … Read More

Monday Devotional: January 16, 2023

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Bible Reading: 1 Corinthians 1:10-16 (CEB) 10 Now I encourage you, brothers and sisters, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ: Agree with each other and don’t be divided into rival groups. Instead, be restored with the same mind and the same purpose. 11 My brothers and sisters, Chloe’s people gave me some information about you, that you’re fighting … Read More

Monday Devotional: January 9, 2023

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Bible Reading: 1 Corinthians 1:1-9 (CEB) 1 From Paul, called by God’s will to be an apostle of Jesus Christ, and from Sosthenes our brother. 2 To God’s church that is in Corinth: To those who have been made holy to God in Christ Jesus, who are called to be God’s people. Together with all those who call upon the … Read More

Monday Devotional: January 2, 2023

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Bible Reading: Matthew 3:13-17 (CEB) 13 At that time Jesus came from Galilee to the Jordan River so that John would baptize him. 14 John tried to stop him and said, “I need to be baptized by you, yet you come to me?” 15 Jesus answered, “Allow me to be baptized now. This is necessary to fulfill all righteousness.” So … Read More

Monday Devotional: December 26, 2022

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Bible Reading: Matthew 2:13-18 (CEB) 13 When the magi had departed, an angel from the Lord appeared to Joseph in a dream and said, “Get up. Take the child and his mother and escape to Egypt. Stay there until I tell you, for Herod will soon search for the child in order to kill him.” 14 Joseph got up and, … Read More

Monday Devotional: December 19, 2022

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Lord God of heavenly forces, how long will you fume against your people’s prayer? You’ve fed them bread made of tears; you’ve given them tears to drink three times over! You’ve put us at odds with our neighbors; our enemies make fun of us. Restore us, God of heavenly forces! Make your face shine so that we can be saved! … Read More

Monday Devotional: December 12, 2022

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A highway will be there. It will be called The Holy Way. The unclean won’t travel on it, but it will be for those walking on that way. Even fools won’t get lost on it; no lion will be there, and no predator will go up on it. None of these will be there; only the redeemed will walk on … Read More

Monday Devotional: December 5, 2022

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The wolf will live with the lamb, and the leopard will lie down with the young goat; the calf and the young lion will feed together, and a little child will lead them. The cow and the bear will graze. Their young will lie down together, and a lion will eat straw like an ox. A nursing child will play … Read More

Monday Devotional: November 28, 2022

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This is what Isaiah, Amoz’s son, saw concerning Judah and Jerusalem. In the days to come the mountain of the Lord’s house will be the highest of the mountains. It will be lifted above the hills; peoples will stream to it. (Isaiah 2:1-2) When we turn to Isaiah, we are in the genre of prophecy, not uncommon within the first … Read More

Monday Devotional: November 21, 2022

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Scripture: Romans 13:11-14 Instead, put on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make no provision for the flesh, to gratify its desires. Romans 13:14 (NRSVUE) Consider how clothing serves many functions in more affluent cultures. What we wear enhances our looks, helps us to fit in, and makes us more comfortable within our skin and with others. Clothing can give us … Read More