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Posts by Lent Devotions

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Feb. 23rd – Charles Barkley & Tim McGraw

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Blessed are the meek, for they shall inherit the earth. Matthew 5:5 By Alan Gibson Most basketball fans probably remember Charles Barkley for his intense, aggressive style of play as an undersized forward in the NBA. His ability, tenacity and competitive nature led to numerous accolades and culminated in being selected to the NBA Hall […]

Feb. 22nd – Comfort from Example

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‘Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted. Matthew 5:4 By Candi Winckel The year 2020 was a year of loss and mourning for me and for many others in our nation and in our church family.  So many tears were shed.  As I reflect on that period of time, I am comforted […]

Feb 19th – Immediately

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As he walked by the Sea of Galilee, he saw two brothers, Simon, who is called Peter, and Andrew his brother, casting a net into the lake—for they were fishermen. And he said to them, ‘Follow me, and I will make you fish for people.’ Immediately they left their nets and followed him. Matthew 4:18-20 By Janet […]

Feb. 18th – Facing a Test

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The tempter came and said to him, ‘If you are the Son of God, command these stones to become loaves of bread.’ But he answered, ‘It is written,“One does not live by bread alone,   but by every word that comes from the mouth of God.” ’ Matthew 4:3-4 By Charla Riggs During my sophomore year of college, I […]

Feb. 17th – Suddenly!

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By Lorrie Toni And when Jesus had been baptized, just as he came up from the water, suddenly the heavens were opened to him and he saw the Spirit of God descending like a dove and alighting on him. And a voice from heaven said, ‘This is my Son, the Beloved, with whom I am well pleased.’ […]