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Everyone Has a Story

But we had hoped that he was the one… Luke 24:21 Once upon a time, two men had placed all their hopes in a young leader. They just knew he was going to be the answer to all the questions … Continue reading

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Beautiful Scars

Jesus showed them His hands and His side…[and] said to them again, “Peace to you! John 20:20 This story in the life of the first disciples of Jesus is both haunting and hopeful. I know that sentence sounds strange, but … Continue reading

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This is Your Moment

“There is a tide in the affairs of man which must be taken at the crest.” – Shakespeare What does soul-intimacy with Jesus look like to you? Have you ever imagined what that kind of relationship with Jesus might feel … Continue reading

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Causes Me To Tremble (Good Friday Meditation)

The soldiers stretch His arms across the coarse-grained wood. A soldier straddles His chest. Two others straddle His arms. Two others, His legs. They expect a struggle. No struggle comes. The spiker bends on one knee, the pockets of his … Continue reading

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Palm Monday

So they took branches of palm trees and went out to meet him, shouting, “Hosanna! Blessed is the one who comes in the name of the Lord— the King of Israel!” Jesus found a young donkey and sat on it; … Continue reading

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The Beautiful Book

I saw the dead, great and small, standing before the throne, and books were opened. Also another book was opened, the book of life. And the dead were judged according to their works, as recorded in the books. Revelation 20:12 … Continue reading

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No Tender Voice Like Thine

I am the good shepherd. I know my own and my own know me. – Jesus If he’s the Good Shepherd, he knows us completely. I can do nothing to surprise him. When I cry out to my Good Shepherd, … Continue reading

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Spiritual Blindness

“Surely we are not blind, are we?” John 9:40 Blindness can take many forms. For instance, I don’t obey the rules very well. That is especially true about wearing seatbelts. There were only two circumstances in which I would actually … Continue reading

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I Will Change Your Name

I will give a white stone, and on the white stone is written a new name that no one knows except the one who receives it. Revelation 2:17 Nearly thirty years ago I was asked to give a devotional to … Continue reading

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The Sacred Journey and Soul Care

For what profit is it to a man if he gains the whole world, and loses (misplaces) his own soul? – Jesus Christian leaders are in trouble. And when the leaders are in trouble the church is in trouble. Our culture, … Continue reading

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