Category: Devotions

Sharing Stories with the World

child studying math book

Practical Math

Who else has held the oceans in his hand? Who has measured off the heavens with his fingers? Who else knows the weight of the earth or has weighed the mountains and hills on a scale?  Isaiah 40:12 NLT Sometimes, we need a ruler or a tape measure, but have neither at hand. My elementary math…
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Lifting All the Weights

And there are also many other things that Jesus did, which if they were written one by one, I suppose that even the world itself could not contain the books that would be written.  John 21:25 NKJV My co-worker is an avid fitness buff who likes to go to the gym after work. Her departing phrase…
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trucker and steering wheel

How’s My Driving?

For the works which the Father has given Me to finish—the very works that I do—bear witness of Me, that the Father has sent Me. John 5:36b NKJV Four lanes of highway, but that wasn’t enough. The semi-truck came alarmingly close to me as we both navigated a curve. Then, he crossed into my lane…
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Halfway There

I woke up with a song in my head this morning—Bon Jovi’s, Living on a Prayer. Not my usual genre of music, but then I remembered I had watched a video clip last night with a man  singing that song. It must have gotten stuck in my brain. As I continued getting ready for the…
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What a Drag!

Since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every weight, and the sin which so easily ensnares us, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us.  Hebrews 12:1 NKJV Swimming laps in pantyhose was a real drag. According to my swim coach that was…
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Party Mode

Martha, Martha, you are worried and troubled about many things. But one thing is needed, and Mary has chosen that good part, which will not be taken away from her.  Luke 10:41-42 NKJV The first time my husband tried hearing aids was a disaster. “I can hear people on the other side of the room, but…
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