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Fixed for Lifea free back-to-school devotion

Life is as uncertain as a grapefruit’s squirt. That being said, some genetic engineer may be laboring late into the night tonight, pursuing a predictable grapefruit. That’s what life in America is all about, isn’t it? Predictability, efficiency, certainty. The elusive dream of something that will make life more controllable, something that will leave us…

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Reaching by Teachinga free back-to-school devotion

Editor’s note: This devotion is part of CTA’s customer-favorite theme celebrating Christian teachers and educators—Reaching by Teaching. As the new school year begins, we encourage you to use this devotion and the value-priced gifts from Reaching by Teaching to uplift teachers as they prepare to guide students at every stage of life and Christian growth….

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The Lamb of Goda free devotion for this week’s meetings

Editor’s note: We serve because Christ modeled service for us throughout his ministry on earth. Today’s devotion, taken from Christ-Centered Service, highlights the strength and gentleness of Jesus—both qualities that we seek to model in our service to God’s people today. After you read, be sure to visit the CTA website to see the Christ-Centered Service prayer…

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No Condemnationa free devotion for this week’s meetings

Editor’s note: Grace! It lies at the very heart of the Christian faith, bringing pardon to the guilty, peace to the anxious, relief to the burdened, and joy for living day by day. Today’s devotion comes from Amazing Grace for a Woman’s Heart—a book with 25 readings that each focus on a different facet of…

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Rebuilding a Broken Worlda free devotion for this week’s meetings

Editor’s note: Today’s devotion appears in the CTA devotion book: Justice, Kindness, Humility . . . It’s a Guy Thing! The pocket-sized book includes 17 quick, 5-minute devotions based on Micah 6:8. It would make a great addition to your men’s retreat this summer or fall! What she wanted was an island for the kitchen….

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You Make an Eternal Differencea free devotion for this week’s meetings

Editor’s note: Today’s devotion focuses on the people who freely give their time and talents in service to your ministry. As you prepare for a new year of Sunday school and church activities, use these words to encourage those on your team. You can find this Ministry Message and several brand-new volunteer appreciation gifts in…

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Fireworks of Faitha free devotion for this week’s meetings

Fireworks are ubiquitous on the Fourth of July—we just can’t celebrate our nation’s independence without them! We impatiently wait for darkness to settle in, as we join the crowds at the city park or the riverfront. Soon, all of our waiting pays off. A small streak of light hisses upwards and the sky is filled…

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Encourage and Build Upa free devotion for kids

Editor’s note: These days, kids’ sports can be competitive, to say the least. As you make your way through summer games or sports camps, we invite you to use this five-minute devotion to teach children how to be gracious losers and encourage their teammates in Jesus’ name. If you’re looking for additional resources to use…

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Parents Pray with Hopea free devotion for this week’s meetings

Editor’s note: Working with children is a calling from our heavenly Father. Whether you’re a children’s minister, a nanny, or a stay-at-home-parent, you know the patience and persistence it takes to care for children. But there is one more P—prayer! God calls us to pray for children and to seek refuge in him when our…

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Seeing Christ’s Obedience More Clearlya free devotion for this week’s meetings

Editor’s note: This week’s free devotion comes from one of CTA’s devotion books for Christian workers and volunteers, Reflecting Christ. It features 25 quick-read devotions that emphasize the theme verse, Ephesians 5:1: Be imitators of God, as beloved children. CTA also offers a FREE retreat outline and other value-priced Christian gifts in the same theme. It takes…

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