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II Timothy 2:19 = “Nevertheless the foundation of God standeth sure, having this seal, THE LORD KNOWETH THEM THAT ARE HIS”……. What a comforting thought that God knows which ones of us belong to Him. It seems today that everyone has their own opinion as to what a Christian is supposed to be like and…

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Mark 16:15 = “And He said unto them, Go ye into all the world, and preach the gospel to every creature.” There is a serious concern in our world today about the spread of a virus that might kill you. People are challenged to take precautions to avoid passing on this virus to others. It…

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Psalms 1:1&2 = “ Blessed is the man that walketh not in the counsel of the ungodly, nor standeth in the way of sinners, nor sitteth in the seat of the scornful. But his delight is in the law of the Lord; and in His law doth he meditate day and night.” The phrase “Blessed…

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Genesis 50:20 = “But as for you, ye thought evil against me; but God meant it for good, to bring to pass, as it is this day, to save much people alive.” We are familiar that this verse was dealing with the situation that the Israelites found themselves in while living in Egypt. Joseph had…

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III John, verse 4 says “I have no greater joy than to hear that my children walk in truth.” As Nancy and I were having devotions the other day we were reading III John. As we read that book our minds and hearts were drawn to that particular verse and the blessing and joy our…

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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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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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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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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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