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Saturday, May 2

Daily Devotions are published Tuesday-Saturday during the Covid-19 Pandemic. 1 Corinthians 12:12-26For just as the body is one and has many members, and all the members of the body, though many, are one body, so it is with Christ. For in the one Spirit we were all baptized into one body—Jews or Greeks, slaves or…

Friday, May 1

Daily Devotions are published Tuesday-Saturday during the Covid-19 Pandemic. Philippians 4:13 (NIV) I can do everything through him who gives me strength. Devotion I have taken this verse out of context because it gives me the courage to face life’s daily problems and challenges. In Philippians 4:10-14, Paul is writing from prison and thanking the…

Thursday, April 30

Daily Devotions are published Tuesday-Saturday during the Covid-19 Pandemic. Jeremiah 29:10-14 (NRSV)For thus says the Lord: Only when Babylon’s seventy years are completed will I visit you, and I will fulfill to you my promise and bring you back to this place. For surely I know the plans I have for you, says the Lord,…

Wednesday, April 29

Daily Devotions are published Tuesday-Saturday during the Covid-19 Pandemic. Psalm 147 (ESV)Praise the Lord!For it is good to sing praises to our God;    for it is pleasant, and a song of praise is fitting.The Lord builds up Jerusalem;    he gathers the outcasts of Israel.He heals the brokenhearted    and binds up their wounds.He determines the number of the stars;    he…

Tuesday, April 28

Daily Devotions are published Tuesday-Saturday during the Covid-19 Pandemic. Matthew 25:35–36… for I was hungry and you gave me food, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you welcomed me, I was naked and you gave me clothing, I was sick and you took care of me,…

Saturday, April 25

Daily Devotions are published Tuesday-Saturday during the Covid-19 Pandemic. Morning Psalm 23 (NRSV)The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not want.He makes me lie down in green pastures;He leads me beside still waters;He restores my soul.He leads me in right paths for his name’s sake. DevotionIt is a delight to have a chance to write…

Friday, April 24

Daily Devotions are published Tuesday-Saturday during the Covid-19 Pandemic. Exodus 4:9-10 (RSV)“If they will not believe you even these two signs of heed your voice, you shall take some water from the Nile and pour it upon the dry ground; and the water which you shall take from the Nile will become blood upon the…

Thursday, April 23

Daily Devotions are published Tuesday-Saturday during the Covid-19 Pandemic. John 19:25 (NRSV) Meanwhile, standing near the cross of Jesus were his mother, and his mother’s sister, Mary the wife of Clopas, and Mary Magdalene. When Jesus saw his mother and the disciple whom he loved standing beside her, he said to his mother, “Woman, here…

Wednesday, April 22

Daily Devotions are published Tuesday-Saturday during the Covid-19 Pandemic. 2 Corinthians 5:7 (NRSV)For we walk by faith, not by sight. 1 John 1:7 (NRSV)But if we walk in the light, as He is in the light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of Jesus His Son cleanses us from all sin. Leviticus…

Tuesday, April 21

Daily Devotions are published Tuesday-Saturday during the Covid-19 Pandemic. Philippians 4:4-9  (NIV) Rejoice in the Lord always.  I will say it again, Rejoice!  Let your gentleness be evident to all.  The Lord is near.  Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God.  And…