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  • Let us walk with decency, as in the daylight: not in carousing and drunkenness; not in sexual impurity and promiscuity; not in quarreling and jealousy. But put on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make no plans to satisfy the fleshly desires. - Romans 13:13-14 HCSB  It seems that almost every commercial out…
    June 23, 2018
  • A man who finds a wife finds a good thing and obtains favor from the LORD. - Proverbs 18:22 HCSB  So generally, what specific characteristics should you be looking for? A good mate should already be demonstrating the character and loyalty that is so vital to a successful marriage. If they have a roving…
    June 22, 2018
  • A man who finds a wife finds a good thing and obtains favor from the LORD. - Proverbs 18:22 HCSB  Finding a good spouse is truly a gift from the Lord.[1]ut God's desires first, He will make sure you get a great marriage partner. By wisely choosing to fear the Lord, and showing Him the reverence and honor…
    June 21, 2018
  • A man who finds a wife finds a good thing and obtains favor from the LORD. - Proverbs 18:22 HCSB  We’ve probably all seen the sweet diamond commercial where the young couple walking through the park sees the elderly couple still holding hands after years of marriage. How do we find that special person…
    June 20, 2018
  • They pleaded with Samuel, "Pray to the LORD your God for your servants, so we won't die! For we have added to all our sins the evil of requesting a king for ourselves." Samuel replied, "Don't be afraid. Even though you have committed all this evil, don't turn away from following the LORD.…
    June 19, 2018
  • Do not hide Your face from me; do not turn Your servant away in anger. You have been my help; do not leave me or abandon me, God of my salvation. Even if my father and mother abandon me, the LORD cares for me. - Psalms 27:9-10 HCSB  It would have been easy for David to feel abandoned. He had done nothing…
    June 18, 2018
  • Man born of woman is short of days and full of trouble. He blossoms like a flower, then withers; he flees like a shadow and does not last. - Job 14:1-2 HCSB I recently went through two years of agonizing pain and confinement to a wheelchair. I also permanently lost a lot of my hearing. Though I did not enjoy the…
    June 17, 2018
  • He Himself bore our sins in His body on the tree, so that, having died to sins, we might live for righteousness; by His wounding you have been healed. For you were like sheep going astray, but you have now returned to the shepherd and guardian of your souls. – 1 Peter 2:24-25 HCSB God has always guided His…
    June 16, 2018
  • Should I give my firstborn for my transgression, the child of my body for my own sin? He has told you men what is good and what it is the LORD requires of you: Only to act justly, to love faithfulness, and to walk humbly with your God. – Micah 6:7b-8 HCSB A young man knelt sobbing in front of the altar.…
    June 15, 2018
  • For this reason also, since the day we heard this, we haven't stopped praying for you. We are asking that you may be filled with the knowledge of His will in all wisdom and spiritual understanding, so that you may walk worthy of the Lord, fully pleasing to Him, bearing fruit in every good work and growing in the…
    June 14, 2018
  • For this reason also, since the day we heard this, we haven't stopped praying for you. We are asking that you may be filled with the knowledge of His will in all wisdom and spiritual understanding, so that you may walk worthy of the Lord, fully pleasing to Him, bearing fruit in every good work and growing in the…
    June 13, 2018
  • The beast I saw was like a leopard, his feet were like a bear's, and his mouth was like a lion's mouth. The dragon gave him his power, his throne, and great authority. One of his heads appeared to be fatally wounded, but his fatal wound was healed. The whole earth was amazed and followed the beast. They worshiped…
    June 12, 2018
  • Asserting in pride and in arrogance of heart: “The bricks have fallen down, but we will rebuild with smooth stones; the sycamores have been cut down, but we will replace them with cedars."  Therefore the LORD raises against them adversaries – Isaiah 9:9b-11a Ugly often works better. Though…
    June 11, 2018
  • But realize this, that in the last days difficult times will come. For men will be lovers of self, lovers of money, boastful, arrogant, revilers, disobedient to parents, ungrateful, unholy, unloving, irreconcilable, malicious gossips, without self-control, brutal, haters of good, treacherous, reckless, conceited, lovers…
    June 10, 2018
  • So do not worry about tomorrow; for tomorrow will care for itself. Each day has enough trouble of its own. – Matthew 6:34 I once counseled a person who was completely disabled by worry. He was so concerned about germs, nuclear war, global warming, terrorists and earthquakes that he could no longer leave…
    June 9, 2018

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I make no claim of superior wisdom or originality. I am a student, just like everyone else. My goal in writing is to simply share whatever God chooses to teach me (many times by my children or parishioners) on any given day. I hope the devotionals are a blessing to you.

Kevin Pauley is a pastor and writer. He lives in Illinois with his wife, Lynn, their five children and two dogs. His internet address is Berea.

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