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St. Patrick–Slave, Christian, Missionary

Legends of leprechauns. Shamrocks on newspaper ads. Corned beef with cabbage. “Kiss me, I’m Irish” buttons. These trivialities more or less define St. Patrick’s Day in the United States today. But what do we really know about St. Patrick? The answer may amaze and inspire you! Born in 387, Patrick was raised in Romanized Great…

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No Half-Measures–A free devotion for women’s ministry

My God will meet all your needs according to his glorious riches in Christ Jesus. Philippians 4:19 You know what half-measures are. You come home from work hungry and tired. You rummage around in the refrigerator but find only the light bulb. Sighing, you stir up a bowl of oatmeal. If you’re tired enough and…

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Fountains of Mercy–a free devotion for Lent

Have mercy on me, O God,             according to your unfailing love;             according to your great compassion             blot out my transgressions.             Wash away all my iniquity             and cleanse me from my sin. Psalm 51:1–2 Lord, have mercy. Christ, have mercy. Lord, have mercy. Liturgical churches have repeated this refrain for centuries….

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A Brief Devotion for Tonight’s Church Meeting

Editor’s note: This week’s free devotion was written many decades ago by a faithful pastor, Walter E. Schuette, who has since gone to be with the Lord. As he basks in the Savior’s presence, Pastor Schuette realizes more fully the truth of the words he wrote while he lived here on earth. His witness speaks…

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Scripture’s Spring Training–a free, light-hearted devotion for adults

Editor’s note: Many Major League baseball teams are pouring into training camp right now. We thought you’d enjoy this reprise of Tim Wisemann’s popular baseball devotion! I’m a big fan of baseball (especially the world champion St. Louis Cardinals)! Spring Training is underway and a new season will soon be upon us. Using baseball terms,…

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The Jelly Bean Prayer–a free devotion for children’s ministry

Introduction Jesus died on the cross on the day Christians call “Good Friday.” Then, on Resurrection Sunday, Jesus rose from the dead. He will never die again! That’s why, for Christians, Resurrection Day is one of the happiest days of the year. Getting to the Heart First, let’s talk about why we need the gift…

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Free Devotion for Pentecost

Editor’s note: Again this week, our devotion includes a prayer/meditation written by faithful pastor Walter E. Schuette who has since gone to be with the Lord. Since the Church will celebrate the Feast of Pentecost this coming Sunday, the prayer seemed particularly appropriate.  Read Acts 2:1–13.  All of them were filled with the Holy Spirit…

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Defeated!–A Devotion for the Weeks after Easter

Editor’s note: For the past several Monday’s, our blog has included devotions appropriate for the Easter season. In liturgical churches, the season of Easter continues for 50 days–in honor of  our Lord’s 40 days of post-Easter appearances and the 10 days after his ascension which culminated with the coming of the Holy Spirit on Pentecost…

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Disgraced!–A Devotion for the Weeks after Easter

Editor’s note: For the next several Monday’s, our blog will include devotions appropriate for the Easter season. In liturgical churches, the season of Easter continues for 50 days–in honor of  our Lord’s 40 days of post-Easter appearances and the 10 days after his ascension which culminated with the coming of the Holy Spirit on Pentecost Sunday….

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Disarmed!–A Devotion for the Days after Easter

Editor’s note: For the next several Monday’s, our blog will include devotions appropriate for the Easter season. In liturgical churches, the season of Easter continues for 50 days–in honor of  our Lord’s 40 days of post-Easter appearances and the 10 days after his ascension which culminated with the coming of the Holy Spirit on Pentecost Sunday….

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