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  •   And there was a prophetess, Anna the daughter of Phanuel, of the tribe of Asher She was advanced in years and had lived with her husband seven years after her marriage, and then as a widow to the age of eighty-four. She never left the temple, serving night and day with fastings and prayers. At that very moment…
    June 4, 2019
  •   “…Go, sell your possessions and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven. Then come, follow me.” - Matthew 19:21 Awiya was renowned as a great hunter. People far and wide talked of his exploits and craftiness. Being part pygmy, he stood barely five feet tall, but he did…
    June 3, 2019
  • Abraham named the place “The Lord Will Provide.” This name has now become a proverb: “On the mountain of the Lord it will be provided.” Genesis 22:14 Abraham was at home one day when the Lord spoke to him. By now, he recognized the Voice because he had spent so much time listening to…
    June 2, 2019
  • Keep all my laws and obey them, for I am the Lord, who makes you holy. - Leviticus 20:8 At the village church in Kalonovka, Russia, attendance at Sunday school picked up after the priest started handing out candy. One of the most faithful attendees was a pug-nosed, pugnacious lad who recited his Scriptures…
    June 1, 2019
  •   With unfailing love you will lead this people whom you have ransomed. You will guide them in your strength to the place where your holiness dwells. - Exodus 15:13 A woman’s husband returned home from the war with post-traumatic stress syndrome. She was unable to deal with him or get him to care…
    May 31, 2019
  • “Were you not afraid to kill the Lord’s anointed one?” David asked. Then David said to one of his men, “Kill him!” So the man thrust his sword into the Amalekite and killed him. “You die self-condemned,” David said, “for you yourself confessed that you killed the Lord’s…
    May 30, 2019
  •   The angel answered and said to her, "The Holy Spirit will come upon you, and the power of the Most High will overshadow you; and for that reason the holy Child shall be called the Son of God. And behold, even your relative Elizabeth has also conceived a son in her old age; and she who was called barren…
    May 29, 2019
  •   And no one puts new wine into old wineskins. For the new wine would burst the wineskins, spilling the wine and ruining the skins. New wine must be stored in new wineskins.But no one who drinks the old wine seems to want the new wine. ‘The old is just fine,’ they say. –…
    May 28, 2019
  • The truth is, anyone who believes in me will do the same works I have done, and even greater works, because I am going to be with the Father. You can ask for anything in my name, and I will do it, because the work of the Son brings glory to the Father. Yes, ask anything in my name, and I will do it. - John 14:12-14 Even…
    May 27, 2019
  •   Listen to me! You can pray for anything, and if you believe, you will have it. - Mark 11:24 There are two types of martial artists: those who are into the forms and breaking boards, and those who fight. Very few people do both. These different styles are for different purposes, requiring completely different training…
    May 26, 2019
  • As He passed by, He saw a man blind from birth. And His disciples asked Him, "Rabbi, who sinned, this man or his parents, that he would be born blind?” Jesus answered, "It was neither that this man sinned, nor his parents; but it was so that the works of God might be displayed in him." – John…
    May 25, 2019
  •   "To the angel of the church in Philadelphia write: "The Holy One, the True One, the One who has the key of David, who opens and no one will close, and closes and no one opens says:" - Revelation 3:7 HCSB The phrase “Key of David” is only found twice in the Bible. It is found…
    May 24, 2019
  •   Zacharias said to the angel, "How will I know this for certain? For I am an old man and my wife is advanced in years.” The angel answered and said to him, "I am Gabriel, who stands in the presence of God, and I have been sent to speak to you and to bring you this good news. And behold, you shall…
    May 23, 2019
  •   This is the confidence which we have before Him, that, if we ask anything according to His will, He hears us. And if we know that He hears us in whatever we ask, we know that we have the requests which we have asked from Him. - 1 John 5:14-15 I am not a great prayer warrior. I often lack faith. Worse…
    May 22, 2019
  • But then God our Savior showed us his kindness and love. He saved us, not because of the good things we did, but because of his mercy. He washed away our sins and gave us a new life through the Holy Spirit. He generously poured out the Spirit upon us because of what Jesus Christ our Savior did. He declared us not guilty…
    May 21, 2019

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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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