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What does the LORD require of you but to do justice, and to love kindness, and to walk humbly with your God? - Micah 6:8 (NRSV) My grandfather led a simple life; he was always content with whatever … more
The King will reply [to those at his right hand], “Truly I tell you, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me.” - Matthew 25:40 (NIV) … more
God did not give us a spirit of cowardice, but rather a spirit of power and of love and of self-discipline. - 2 Timothy 1:7 (NRSV) I was offered a new job with more responsibility and a substantial … more
As God’s chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience. - Colossians 3:12 (NIV) I was scared when we walked into the … more
Joseph replied to his brothers, “You intended to harm me, but God intended it for good to accomplish what is now being done, the saving of many lives.” - Genesis 50:20 (NIV) A number of … more
How good and pleasant it is when God’s people live together in unity! - Psalm 133:1 (NIV) I recently read a newspaper article about sociable weaver birds that live in the Kalahari Desert in … more
Come near to God, and he will come near to you. - James 4:8 (CEB) Reading The Upper Room has become one of my early-morning rituals. Before I do anything else, I read a daily devotional from the … more
Which one of you, having a hundred sheep and losing one of them, does not leave the ninety-nine in the wilderness and go after the one that is lost until he finds it? When he has found it, he lays … more
Jesus did many other things as well. If every one of them were written down, I suppose that even the whole world would not have room for the books that would be written. - John 21:25 (NIV) You would … more
Teach us to count our days that we may gain a wise heart. - Psalm 90:12 (NRSV) A hymn titled “The Old Rugged Cross” has this line in its chorus: “I’ll cherish the old rugged … more
During those days [Jesus] went out to the mountain to pray; and he spent the night in prayer to God. - Luke 6:12 (NRSV) The red light at the intersection seemed to take forever. I sat in my car, … more
This is the day that the LORD has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it. - Psalm 118:24 (NRSV) Life can be busy, with endless responsibilities. I get caught up in the chaos and stress of … more
Make up your mind not to worry beforehand how you will defend yourselves. For I will give you words and wisdom that none of your adversaries will be able to resist or contradict. - Luke 21:14-15 … more
Continue to live your lives in [Christ Jesus], rooted and built up in him and established in the faith, just as you were taught, abounding in thanksgiving. - Colossians 2:6-7 (NRSV) My daily walk … more
Keep watch, because you do not know the day or the hour. - Matthew 25:13 (NIV) As kitchen staff, we have a responsibility to keep our workplace clean. Every day before we leave for home, my … more
An angel of the Lord said to Philip, “Go south to the road — the desert road — that goes down from Jerusalem to Gaza.” So he started out, and on his way he met an Ethiopian … more
Whatever you ask for in prayer with faith, you will receive. - Matthew 21:22 (NRSV) I let a friend of mine borrow my horse, Norman. He stayed with her for almost a year. When it was summer again I … more
Though we stumble, we shall not fall headlong, for the LORD holds us by the hand. - Psalm 37:24 (NRSV) My recovery from hip surgery includes intensive daily physical therapy to retrain the muscles … more
Thus says the Lord GOD, See, I am laying in Zion a foundation stone, a tested stone, a precious cornerstone, a sure foundation: “One who trusts will not panic.” - Isaiah 28:16 (NRSV) … more
There are many parts, but one body. The eye cannot say to the hand, “I don’t need you!” And the head cannot say to the feet, “I don’t need you!” On the contrary, … more
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