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Today's Articles

David, the Ch’asid
The Way' from Kevin Pauley

"Show loyalty to the sons of Barzillai the Gileadite and let them be among those who eat at your table because they supported me when I fled from your brother Absalom. "Keep an eye on Shimei son of Gera, the Benjaminite from Bahurim who is with you. He uttered malicious curses against me… [read more]

A Priest Forever (Hebrews 7:21)
Today's Little Lift' from Jim Bullington

A biblical priest, by definition, is someone who was appointed to serve in the very presence of God. Additionally, the service which the priest rendered had to do with sanctified things and activities. In the Old Testament, the priest was an intermediary, so to speak, between God and man. In the role of a priest, sacrifices… [read more]

Do you have a Lucky Star?
Inspiration For You' from Randy Mitchell

  Months ago, I was listening to an interview with then Presidential Candidate, Donald Trump who was discussing his business, lifestyle, and overall viewpoints on how he came to be who he was. His father had been a big time influence on him, and his mother, and those of past generations of his family. When asked about… [read more]

Additional Articles

Bible and quote Oct 22-26
Bible verse and quote' from Jan Couns
Originally posted Jul 25, 2014

.all Israel and Judah loved David . (when King Saul offered his older daughter to him) David said, "Who am I, . that I should be son-in-law to the king?" 1 Samuel 18:16-18   He who takes his rank (or status, or ability or appearance) lightly raises his own dignity. Hebrew proverb    (after… [read more]

The Kingdom of Heaven
Point of Reference' from Fred Price
Originally posted Jul 25, 2014

        The first public pronouncement by Jesus – as well as his forerunner John the Baptist – was fashioned as a call for repentance because the kingdom of heaven was drawing ever closer. (Mat. 3:2 & 4:17) But in discussing what – or where – the kingdom is, Jesus… [read more]

God's Words For US' from Cecelia Lester
Originally posted Jul 25, 2014

    “But if any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask of God, who gives generously and without reproach, and it will be given to him.”  James 1:5 (NASB)   “Lord, what can I do about that?” “Jesus, how did that happen?” “Lord, why would he do something like… [read more]

Careful Drivers
Chip Shots from the Ruff of Life' from Tom Kelley
Originally posted Jul 24, 2014

I spend a lot of time on the road as a preacher. It takes time to make the distance between people's homes and the occasional hospital in which they might be receiving care. As such I am often on the local interstate highway, I-75. I-75 dissects the state in its run from Detroit to the Gulf Coast of Florida. Almost… [read more]

It's That Woman You Gave Me
'Winging It' from Stan Smith
Originally posted Jul 23, 2014

When God found Adam and Eve hiding in the garden because they were naked and heard their confession of guilt, He asked, "Who told you that you were naked? Have you eaten of the tree of which I commanded you not to eat?" Adam answered "The woman whom you gave to be with me, she gave me fruit of the tree, and… [read more]

Learning to Yield
Quiet Time' from Kasia Kedzia
Originally posted Jul 22, 2014

To submit is to arrange under. It means to accept or yield to a superior force or to the authority or will of another person. Power is defined as the ability to do something or act in a particular way, especially as a faculty or quality; the capacity or ability to direct or influence the behavior of others… [read more]

A Woman On A Warm Bus With A Rising Tub Of Dough!
Word from Scotland' from Sandy Shaw
Originally posted Jul 21, 2014

 We are reading in Matthew Chapter 13 where Jesus teaches that Parable of the Mustard Seed.    Jesus Christ the king is speaking and teaching about the kingdom of God or the kingdom of heaven. We think of the word kingdom as a territory with borders, but Jesus is meaning a kingship where Jesus is King,… [read more]

Two Weeks from Today
Find the Call' from Andy Castro
Originally posted Jul 20, 2014

This article is a repeat article. This tradegy took place on December 14, 2012. Let's remember to pray for someone else today. I at times get so caught up in my own issue's and I don't think of others much. Sad but true. Lets change that today. Lets get out of ourselves and remember the victims of Sandy… [read more]

America And Repentance
'Christ in You...'' from Dale Krebbs
Originally posted Jul 20, 2014

"The Lord does not delay and is not tardy or slow about what He promises, according to some people's conception of slowness, but He is long-suffering (extraordinarily patient) toward you, not desiring that any should perish, but that all should turn to repentance" - 2 Peter 3:9 Most… [read more]

America And Repentance
'Christ in You...'' from Dale Krebbs
Originally posted Jul 20, 2014

"The Lord does not delay and is not tardy or slow about what He promises, according to some people's conception of slowness, but He is long-suffering (extraordinarily patient) toward you, not desiring that any should perish, but that all should turn to repentance" - 2 Peter 3:9 Most… [read more]

Daily Devotionals  from

Morning / Evening Devotional — July 26
Daily Light on the Daily Path

By faith Abraham, ... called to go out into a place which he should after receive for an inheritance, obeyed. He shall choose our inheritance for us. — He led him about, he instructed him, he kept him as the apple of his eye. As an eagle stirreth up her nest, fluttereth over her young, spreadeth abroad her wings, taketh them, beareth them on her… — (click here to read more)

A Change of Name
Charles Spurgeon's "Faith's Checkbook"

"And it shall be at that day, saith the LORD, that thou shalt call Me Ishi; and shalt call Me no more Baali; for I will take away the names of Baalim out of her mouth, and they shall no more be remembered by their name."   Hosea 2:16-17 That day has come. We view our God no more as Baal, our tyrant lord and mighty master, for we are not under law but… — (click here to read more)

Morning and Evening for June 7
Charles Spurgeon's "Morning & Evening"

"Ye that love the Lord hate evil." - Psalm 97:10 Thou hast good reason to "hate evil," for only consider what harm it has already wrought thee. Oh, what a world of mischief sin has brought into thy heart! Sin blinded thee so that thou couldst not see the beauty of the Saviour; it made thee deaf so that thou…… — (click here to read more)

The Account With Purity
Oswald Chambers' "My Utmost for His Highest"

We begin by trusting our ignorance and calling it innocence, by trusting our innocence and calling it purity; and when we hear these rugged statements of Our Lord's, we shrink and say - But I never felt any of those awful things in my heart. We resent what Jesus Christ reveals. Either Jesus Christ is the supreme Authority…… — (click here to read more)

Devotional for 'Tammuz 28'
Voice of the Lord

Almost two thousand years lie between us and the first Jews who confessed Yeshua as Messiah, but on God's timeline we stand at the same point as they did. The decisive acts of salvation through Yeshua belong to the past, and the return of Yeshua belongs to the future—for them as well as us. my life as if Messiah were crucified yesterday,… — (click here to read more)

Chip Shots from the Ruff of Life

The old playground. Time to choose up teams for a game of baseball. When I was very young I got used to the distinction of being rejected until the very last. Then, when I got to Johnson Bible College, near Knoxville (TN), I had to get used to it all over again. Two years later, when I had transferred to Kentucky Christian…… — (click here to read more)

Nothing too trivial
'Every Day Light' with Selwyn Hughes

We spend another day considering how Ruth finds herself gleaning a field which belonged to Boaz, not by chance but by divine guidance. Eliezer, Abraham's servant, you remember, experienced similar leading when he went to search for a bride for Isaac: "I being in the way, the Lord led me" (Gen. 24:27, KJV). The fact…… — (click here to read more)

"Today's Word" with Skip Moen

Hope - In Hebrew, the root word is qawa. It means to wait with eager expectation. It is sometimes translated into English as "wait" instead of "hope". Biblical hope is not wishful thinking. There is an unshakeable ground to our hope that guarantees its fulfillment. We can wait confidently because we trust…… — (click here to read more)

Morning / Evening Devotional — July 26
Morning and Evening with A.W. Tozer

One of the serious weaknesses of present-day evangelicalism is the mechanical quality of its thinking. A utilitarian Christ has taken the place of the radiant Savior of other and happier times. This Christ is able to save, it is true, but He is thought to do so in a practical across-the-counter manner, paying our debt and tearing off the receipt… … — (click here to read more)

"Receive not the grace of God in vain." 2 Corinthians 6:1
The Believer's Daily Remembrancer

"Receive not the grace of God in vain." 2 Corinthians 6:1

BY the "grace of God" in this passage, we are to understand the everlasting gospel; which is a glorious proclamation of favour manifested to the vile and unworthy. It proclaims that God has come down unto us in the person of Christ; that he has accepted the labours,…

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