Posts By Barry J. Keurulainen

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Humble Majestya free devotion for this week’s meetings

Editor’s note: The beginning of the Easter season, Ash Wednesday, is only one month away. Use this devotion to remind the volunteers, teachers, and church staff in your ministry of Jesus’ amazing humility and his awe-inspiring majesty. God’s blessings as you begin your journey to the cross and empty tomb!    When Queen Elizabeth II…

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A Promise Is a Promisea free devotion for this week’s meetings

Editor’s note: This week’s free devotion is taken from an Easter devotional book that CTA developed a few years ago titled, The Power of the Cross. While that book is no longer in print, you may find our new prayer journal, This Love Changes Everything, helpful as you prepare to celebrate the Easter season and…

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Falling a Little Shorta free devotion for this week’s meetings

Editor’s note: This week’s free devotion is taken from an Easter devotional book that CTA developed a few years ago titled, The Power of the Cross. While that book is no longer in print, you may find our new prayer journal, This Love Changes Everything, helpful as you prepare to celebrate the Easter season and…

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Mission Accomplisheda free devotion for this week’s meetings

Editor’s note: This week’s free devotion is taken from an Easter devotional book that CTA developed a few years ago titled, The Power of the Cross. While that book is no longer in print, you may find our new prayer journal, This Love Changes Everything, helpful as you prepare to celebrate the Easter season and…

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Let’s Make a Name for Ourselvesa free devotion for this week’s meetings

Editor’s note: This week’s free devotion is taken from an Easter devotional book that CTA developed a few years ago titled, The Power of the Cross. While that book is no longer in print, you may find our new prayer journal, This Love Changes Everything, helpful as you prepare to celebrate the Easter season and…

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Defeated — a free devotion for Holy Week

Read Colossians 2:15. As enemy forces advanced, Baker Company was cut off from the rest of the regiment. For several hours, headquarters tried again and again to contact the missing unit. Finally, a faint signal crackled on the radio. Straining to hear each word, a corpsman asked, “Baker Company, do you read me?” “This is…

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Christ Was Guilty, We Are Blamelessa free devotion for this week’s meetings

Editor’s note: Easter will be here sooner than you think! Ash Wednesday falls on March 5 this year, and Easter comes six short weeks later, on April 20. How will you help everyone in your church prepare their hearts to celebrate Jesus’ resurrection victory? This year, CTA’s theme for Easter preparation is The Shepherd, the…

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Humble Majesty

And being found in human form, [Jesus] humbled himself by becoming obedient to the point of death, even death on a cross. Philippians 2:8 When Queen Elizabeth II visited the United States, she came in majestic fashion. She brought 4000 pounds of luggage, including two outfits for every occasion, a mourning outfit in case someone…

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Jesus’ Love for “Whoever” — a free devotion for this week’s meetings

For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life. John 3:16 What is your favorite Bible verse? Whenever they hear that question, many people answer, John 3:16. This matches the evidence gathered at www.topverses.com. That website names John 3:16 as…

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Jesus’ Love for His Father — a free devotion for this week’s meetings

Then Jesus, calling out with a loud voice, said, “Father, into your hands I commit my spirit!” And having said this he breathed his last. Luke 23:46 The day was nearing an end. As the darkness deepened, a young mother tucked her toddler son into bed. Together, they prayed. They ended as they always did…

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