Devotionals

What It Means To Be Pro-Life

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January was the month in which pro-life Americans recognize in a special way the sanctity of human life. Several times last month, I found myself considering what it means for Christians to be pro-life. What follows are my thoughts, certainly not exhaustive on the issue but I trust they remind us that being pro-life is…

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Pro-choice = Pro-sin

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Romans 1:21-23 Because that, when they knew God, they glorified him not as God, neither were thankful; but became vain in their imaginations, and their foolish heart was darkened. Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools, And changed the glory of the uncorruptible God into an image made like to corruptible man, and to…

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And on earth peace…

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As you read this devotional, likely November is behind us, and the annual celebration of the Savior’s birth is a few weeks before us. As I was reflecting on a theme for this article, I thought it would be interesting to consider a theme that is not typically addressed as a “pro-life” doctrine, and perhaps…

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All Are Precious in His Sight

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Although our world seems to be advancing in technology and science, mankind as a whole is trapped in a tragic state where they think that some lives do not matter as much as other lives do. This is not a new idea, but has become a recurring theme throughout the world’s history. Slavery, for example,…

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All Lives Matter

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August 28, 1963. 250,000 people march to the Lincoln Memorial in Washington D.C., eager to hear Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. deliver a speech. One phrase in his speech became the rallying cry of the civil rights movement: “I have a dream.” These words have echoed across America millions of times since their origin, but…

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Life Is Precious

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Amara, Sophie, and Celia lay dead on the floor, blood pooling about their lifeless bodies. Aaron Schaflhausen had brutally murdered his three young daughters. The police found the bodies after a frantic call from the girls’ mother, and Aaron turned himself in soon afterward, pleading guilty to the crime. The people in my little town…

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A Solemn Warning from a Prophet of Old

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Woe unto them who call evil, good, and good, evil; who put darkness for light, and light for darkness; who put bitter for sweet, and sweet for bitter. Isa. 5:20. King Solomon wrote these words in Ecclesiastes 1:9b…there is no new thing under the sun. And so it has been down through the ages, that…

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Choose Life

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Deuteronomy 30:19, “,,,I have set before you life and death, blessing and cursing: therefore choose life, that both thou and thy seed (descendants) shall live. That thou mayest love the Lord thy God…obey his voice…cleave unto him…” In Wisconsin, many pro-life citizens rejoiced when the legal steps had all been accomplished so we could purchase…

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Come Now, and Let Us Reason Together

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On February 14, 2018, Americans were sickened and saddened again to learn of another school shooting at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.  There was another senseless act of violence leading to the deaths of seventeen people and at least fourteen more wounded.  Our hearts are heavy with grief for the families impacted by…

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God’s Greatest Attribute

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As we look forward to Valentine’s Day, we are reminded of God’s love to us. Of course, the greatest verse on love is John 3:16, “For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son; that whosoever believeth in Him should not perish; but have everlasting life.” Someone broke down this verse…

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