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“Fat Tuesday”! A Free Devotion for Mardi Gras

C. S. Lewis may have been the first to tell about the little boy who was asked what God is like. The boy responds in words like these: “God’s the sort of fellow who goes around looking for someone who’s having fun—and tries to stop ’em.” This picture of God, mistaken though it is, nonetheless…

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Steady Steps–a free devotion for this week’s meetings

Editor’s note: In honor of Pastor Appreciation Month, all the free devotions in October will focus on those who serve Jesus’ people in his church. They are slightly adapted from CTA’s devotion book, Serving in His Steps. As you use them, thank God for those who shepherd you in our Lord’s name! Read Psalm 119:129-136….

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Breathless–a free devotion for this week’s meetings

Editor’s note: In honor of Pastor Appreciation Month, all the free devotions in October will focus on those who serve Jesus’ people in his church. They are slightly adapted from CTA’s devotion book, Serving in His Steps. As you use them, thank God for those who shepherd you in our Lord’s name! Read Psalm 119:129-136….

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Walking in the Light–a free devotion for this week’s meetings

Editor’s note: In honor of Pastor Appreciation Month, all the free devotions in October will focus on those who serve Jesus’ people in his church. They are adapted slightly from CTA’s devotion book, Serving in His Steps. As you use them, thank God for those who shepherd you in our Lord’s name! Read Psalm 119:129-136….

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The Path of Wisdom–a free devotion for this week’s meetings

Editor’s note: In honor of Pastor Appreciation Month, all the free devotions in October will focus on those who serve Jesus’ people in his church. They are adapted slightly from CTA’s devotion book, Serving in His Steps. As you use them, thank God for those who shepherd you in our Lord’s name! Read Ephesians 5:1-21….

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Maps R Us–a free devotion for this week’s meetings

Editor’s note: In honor of Pastor Appreciation Month, all the free devotions in October will focus on those who serve Jesus’ people in his church. They are adapted slightly from CTA’s devotion book, Serving in His Steps. As you use them, thank God for those who shepherd you in our Lord’s name! Read Ephesians 5:1-21….

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True Joy–A free prayer/devotion for this week’s meetings

Editor’s note: This week’s free devotion includes a prayer/meditation written by faithful pastor Walter E. Schuette who has since gone to be with the Lord. We pray that his witness will encourage you for your own life of witness!  Read Luke 15:11–24.  Heavenly Father, you have invited us to call you our Father, and that…

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Forgiven, Forgive–A free devotion for this week’s meetings

Forgive as the Lord forgave you. Colossians 3:13 In the last three minutes, I’ve blinked, sneezed, walked, typed, swallowed, and breathed without telling my eyes, legs, fingers, lungs, throat, or nose to do any of those things. They are all part of my body’s reflexes, mostly involuntary reflexes. At the same time all our involuntary…

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Blunders & Blessings–A free devotion for this week’s meetings

The wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord. Romans 6:23 Wikipedia defines a blunder as a “spectacularly bad or embarrassing mistake—a bad decision with a disastrous result.” It goes on to list some of the greatest blunders in history: The Edsel The Battle of…

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The Battle Is the Lord’s–A free devotion for this week’s meetings

The battle is the Lord’s. 1 Samuel 17:47 The story of David and Goliath is well known. What an account of courage, of hope, of victory! But sometimes we forget the details leading up to the point where David rocked (literally) Goliath’s world. Today’s Scripture reading tells us that David worked two jobs—one as a…

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