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Devotions: Bible Reading

Bible reading

The Importance of Devotions: Bible Reading This part 2 of a series. You can read part 1 here. The most important part of my daily devotions is reading the Bible. The Bible is the Word of God, “inspired by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, for training in righteousness” (2 Tim 3:16; NASB) and “is living […]

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Devotions: Or Quiet Time?

Quiet time

The Importance of  Having Daily Devotions or a Quiet Time (Four part talk given at New Life Church, Ukiah, CA; June 18, 2016) The measure of the worth of our public activity for God is the private profound communion we have with Him.… We have to pitch our tents where we shall always have quiet […]

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An Angel and the Apostle Paul


Did you know the apostle Paul met an angel? Everyone knows angels filled the sky when Jesus was born, and they turned up from time to time in the Bible to encourage believers in the one true God. But Paul? He met Jesus on the road to Damascus. He was given visions and breathless escapes. Why […]

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How to be Blessed? Hear and Obey.


I spoke on May 21, 2016 on how to be blessed at a local luncheon of the Lutheran Women in Missions League (LWML). Here are my remarks based on Luke 11:27-28: “Blessed is the mother who gave you birth and nursed you. He [Jesus] replied,’blessed rather are those who hear the word of God and obey it.’” […]

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Barnabas the Encourager


Do you, like the Apostle Paul, have an encourager in your life? Someone who can lift you up when the chips are down and help you start all over again? Who whispers in your ear: “You can do it, you can do it, I know you can!” In this post, I provided a biography of Paul’s companion Barnabas, but the […]

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