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Devotional of the Week

Devotional of the Week: Never Changing

"Jesus Christ is the same yesterday, today, and forever.” Hebrews 13:8 My wife and I recently completed a three-week trip to Europe where we visited my daughter (she and her...

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Devotional of the Week: Powerful Display

“...and what is the exceeding greatness of His power toward us who believe...” Ephesians 1:19 On Oct. 12, 2015, the Chicago Cubs beat the St. Louis Cardinals at Wrigley Field...

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Devotional of the Week: Eternal Plan

"For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, says the LORD, thoughts of peace and not of evil, to give you a future and a hope.” Jeremiah 29:11...

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Devotional of the Week: Firmly Planted

“Those who are planted in the house of the LORD shall flourish in the courts of our God. They shall still bear fruit in old age; they shall be fresh...

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Devotional of the Week: Weighty Matters

"For He looks to the ends of the earth, and sees under the whole heavens, to establish a weight for the wind and apportion the waters by measure.” Job 28:24-25...

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Devotional of the Week: Unbelievable Underdogs

“Praise Him for His mighty acts; praise Him according to His excellent greatness.” Psalm 150:2 The ending of the NFC Championship on Jan. 18, 2015, between the Green Bay Packers...

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Devotional of the Week: Constant Encouragement

"Now we exhort you, brethren, warn those who are unruly, encourage the faint hearted, uphold the weak, be patient with all." 1 Thessalonians 5:14 In 1989 as the NCAA men's...

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Devotional of the Week: Selfish or Selfless

"...in honor giving preference to others..." Romans12:10b After losing to the New Orleans Saints on Oct. 26, Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy decided to make a defensive change....

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Devotional of the Week: Directionally Challenged

“O wretched man that I am! Who will deliver me from this body of death?” Romans 7:24 Moe Drabowsky was born in Poland in 1935. In 1956, he broke into...

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Devotional of the Week: A Reason to Worship

“O wretched man that I am! Who will deliver me from this body of death?” Romans 7:24 In Game 7 of the 2001 World Series, Yankees closer Mariano Rivera was...

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Devotional of the Week: Looking for Opportunities

“Let each of us please his neighbor for his good, leading to edification.” Romans 15:2 Late in one game during a June 2014 home series with the New York Mets,...

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Devotional of the Week: Undying Love

“For as often as you eat this bread and drink this cup, you proclaim the Lord’s death till He comes.” 1 Corinthians 11:26 On September 28, 1966, Larry Jaster, lefty...

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Looking For Opportunities

[quote_center]“Let each of us please his neighbor for his good, leading to edification.” Romans 15:2[/quote_center] Late in one game during a June 2014 home series with the New York Mets,...

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Riches That Last

“For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that though He was rich, yet for your sakes He became poor, that you through His poverty might become rich.”...

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Assured of Ultimate Victory

“But whoever listens to me will dwell safely and will be secure, without fear of evil.” Proverbs 1:33   Game 2 of the 2013 National League Championship Series was a...

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Devotional of the Week -- The Fourth Soil

  “But other seed fell on good ground and yielded a crop that sprang up, increased and produced: some thirty fold, some sixty and some a hundred.” Mark 4:8 In...

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Devotional of the Week -- Union in the Dugout

“I do not pray for those alone, but also for those who will believe in Me...that they all may be one...that they also may be one in us...” John 17:20-21...

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Devotional of the Week -- Power Outage

"...power belongs to God..." Psalm 62:11 The 2012 St. Louis Cardinals baseball team exhibited unusual power. Five players: Carlos Beltran, Matt Holliday, Allen Craig, Yadier Molina and David Freese each hit 20 or more home...

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Devotional of the Week -- Plenty More of That

                    “These are the mere edges of His ways...” Job 14:26  On January 9, 1977, Super Bowl XI was played between...

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Devotional of the Week -- Strong In The Lord

“For bodily exercise profits a little but godliness is profitable for all things, having promise of the life that now is and of that which is to come.” I Timothy...

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Devotional of the Week -- Give Yourself a Break

“Take my yoke upon you and learn from Me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls.” Matthew 11:29  In the 1934...

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Devotional of the Week -- Ask for directions

”...in God I trust and am not afraid. What can man do to me?” Psalm 56:11 Yadier Molina is perhaps the best defensive catcher in baseball. His prowess at throwing...

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The Game Plan

“But none of these things move me; nor do I count my life dear to myself, so that I may finish my race with joy, and the ministry which I...

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Promise Keeper

“He did not waver at the promise of God through unbelief, but was strengthened in faith, giving glory to God, and being fully convinced that what He had promised He...

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Diligence - 2 Peter 3:14

“Therefore, beloved, looking forward to these things, be diligent to be found by Him in peace, without spot and blameless...” 2 Peter 3:14 On September 19, 1985, the Chicago Bears...

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