BFLW Devotional

What’s An iPad?  When iPad & Tablets were somewhat new I saw a video where the people were speaking in German, but you could understand what was said by what was happening.  A daughter was visiting her father.  They were fixing supper.  As they spoke he was cutting up something on a cutting board while she was cooking up…

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Deuteronomy 19:10 = “That innocent blood be not shed in the land, which the Lord thy God giveth thee for an inheritance, and so blood be upon thee.” I heard the story of a man that was accused of a crime, confess to the judge that he was guilty as charged and deserved to go…

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BFLW Devotional

 The phrase “therefore choose life” is taken from Deuteronomy 30 where Moses is addressing the people of Israel one of his last times before his demise. It comes after a gauntlet of decisions is presented to them demanding for them to choose whether to serve the Lord or to follow the world. Verse 15 sets…

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Psalms 127; 3 = “Lo, children are an heritage of the Lord; and the fruit of the womb is His reward.” The word translated “heritage” is from the Hebrew word “nachalah” and is often translated “inheritance”, or even more properly “a heirloom”. In other words, God gives children to parents as His gift to carry…

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Ecclesiastes 3:1 = “To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven.” The word “time” actually refers to a period of existence. In other words, “an occasion where something might happen.” The year 2020 is a leap year so that means the year will have an extra 24…

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BFLW Devotional

As noted in the title, this is the conclusion for the December 2019 devotion for Baptists for Life of Wisconsin.  You may want to read or review part 1 before you proceed. In secularism, the moral basis for government is man’s depraved nature and distorted sense of right and wrong, apart from God’s Law.  There are obviously…

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Isaiah 9:6 = “For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given:…” Those were profound prophet- ical words passed on to us through the prophet, Isaiah revealing to us God’s plan of providing for mankind a Savior that would deliver us from the penalty of our sins and give us the assuring hope…

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BFLW Devotional

Just over two hundred and forty-three years ago, on the Fourth of July, 57 men signed the Declaration of Independence, the founding document that created the American republic. These delegates represented about 3 million people grouped in a series of 13 colonies along the eastern seaboard of the United States.  Interestingly, they were all wanted men, sought by the…

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Psalms 56:3 = “What time I am afraid, I will trust in Thee.” One thing that seems to stand out to me as I read the Psalms is that the writers are very aware of the presence of God and they are taking into account what He desires of them. As I serve as chaplain…

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I Corinthians 5:10 = “For we must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ….” When the apostle Paul penned these words under the inspiration of God, he considered this a positive thought. In verse 8 he declares “We are confident, I say, and willing rather to be absent from the body, and to be…

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