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September, 2019

  • 17 September

    September 17, 2019 Our Daily Bread – More than Water

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    Topic:More than Water Bible in a Year : Proverbs 27–29; 2 Corinthians 10 All of you who were baptized into Christ have clothed yourselves with Christ. Galatians 3:27 One of my earliest childhood memories of church was a pastor walking down the aisle, challenging us to “remember the waters of our baptism.” Remember the waters? I asked myself. How can …

  • 16 September

    September 16, 2019 Our Daily Bread – Don’t Feed the Trolls

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    Topic:Don’t Feed the Trolls Bible in a Year : Proverbs 25–26; 2 Corinthians 9 Make the most of every opportunity. Let your conversation be always full of grace. Colossians 4:5–6 Ever heard the expression, “Don’t feed the trolls”? “Trolls” refers to a new problem in today’s digital world—online users who repeatedly post intentionally inflammatory and hurtful comments on news or …

  • 15 September

    September 15, 2019 Our Daily Bread – Unity

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    Topic:Unity Bible in a Year : Proverbs 22–24; 2 Corinthians 8 Make every effort to keep the unity of the Spirit through the bond of peace. Ephesians 4:3 In 1722 a small group of Moravian Christians, who lived in what is now the Czech Republic, found refuge from persecution on the estate of a generous German count. Within four years, …

  • 14 September

    September 14, 2019 Our Daily Bread – Whatever the Cost

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    Topic:Whatever the Cost Bible in a Year : Proverbs 19–21; 2 Corinthians 7 They would not openly acknowledge their faith for fear. John 12:42 The film Paul, Apostle of Christ takes an unflinching look at persecution in the early days of the church. Even the movie’s minor characters reveal how dangerous it was to follow Jesus. Consider these roles listed …

  • 12 September

    September 13, 2019 Our Daily Bread – Whatever We Do

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    Topic:Whatever We Do Bible in a Year : Proverbs 16–18; 2 Corinthians 6 Commit to the Lord whatever you do, and he will establish your plans. Proverbs 16:3 In Surprised by Joy, C. S. Lewis confessed he came to Christianity at the age of thirty-three, “kicking, struggling, resentful, and darting his eyes in every direction for a chance to escape.” …

  • 12 September

    September 12, 2019 Our Daily Bread – Tongue Tamers

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    Topic:Tongue Tamers Bible in a Year : Proverbs 13–15; 2 Corinthians 5 Do not let any unwholesome talk come out of your mouths, but only what is helpful for building others up. Ephesians 4:29 In West with the Night, author Beryl Markham detailed her work with Camciscan, a feisty stallion she was tasked with taming. She’d met her match with …

  • 11 September

    September 11, 2019 Our Daily Bread – Better Than Ever

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    Topic:Better Than Ever Bible in a Year : Proverbs 10–12; 2 Corinthians 4 Therefore we do not lose heart. Though outwardly we are wasting away, yet inwardly we are being renewed day by day. 2 Corinthians 4:16 The Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris is a spectacular building. Its architecture is spellbinding, and its stained-glass windows and beautiful interior features are …

  • 10 September

    September 10, 2019 Our Daily Bread – I Will Fear No Evil

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    Topic:I Will Fear No Evil Bible in a Year : Proverbs 8–9; 2 Corinthians 3 Even though I walk through the darkest valley, I will fear no evil, for you are with me. Psalm 23:4 In 1957, Melba Pattillo Beals was selected to be one of the “Little Rock Nine,” a group of nine African American students who first integrated …

  • 9 September

    September 9, 2019 Our Daily Bread – When We Know Who Wins

    Our daily bread devotion

    Topic:When We Know Who Wins Bible in a Year : Proverbs 6–7; 2 Corinthians 2 He will wipe every tear from their eyes. Revelation 21:4 My supervisor is a huge fan of a certain college basketball team. This year, they won the national championship, so another coworker texted him congratulations. The only problem was my boss hadn’t yet had a …

  • 8 September

    Devotional by Ray Stedman for September 8 – But Now…

    Ray Stedman devotion

    Topic:But Now… READ THE SCRIPTURE: ROMANS 3:21-26 But now apart from the law the righteousness of God has been made known, to which the Law and the Prophets testify. Romans 3:21 This is what Paul elsewhere calls the glorious gospel of the blessed God (1 Timothy 1:11), the good news that God has to announce to us, which consists of …