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Enoch 2 – Life Impacted by the Return of Jesus (Jude 1:14-16 Devotional)

5 By faith Enoch was taken up so that he should not see death, and he was not found, because God had taken him. Now before he was taken he was commended as having pleased God. Hebrew 11:5 21 When Enoch had lived 65 years, he fathered Methuselah. 22 Enoch walked with God after he fathered Methuselah… Continue reading Enoch 2 – Life Impacted by the Return of Jesus (Jude 1:14-16 Devotional)

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Enoch 1 – Choice When the Judgement is Near (Genesis 5:21-32 Devotional)

21 When Enoch had lived 65 years, he fathered Methuselah. 22 Enoch walked with God after he fathered Methuselah 300 years and had other sons and daughters. 23 Thus all the days of Enoch were 365 years. 24 Enoch walked with God, and he was not, for God took him. 25 When Methuselah had lived… Continue reading Enoch 1 – Choice When the Judgement is Near (Genesis 5:21-32 Devotional)

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Life of Faith – Abel 2 (Genesis 4:1-8 Devotional)

1. Now Adam knew Eve his wife, and she conceived and bore Cain, saying, "I have gotten a man with the help of the Lord." 2 And again, she bore his brother Abel. Now Abel was a keeper of sheep, and Cain a worker of the ground. 3 In the course of time Cain brought… Continue reading Life of Faith – Abel 2 (Genesis 4:1-8 Devotional)

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Life of Faith – Abel 1 (Hebrews 11:1-4 Devotional)

1 Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen. 2 For by it the people of old received their commendation. 3 By faith we understand that the universe was created by the word of God, so that what is seen was not made out of things that are… Continue reading Life of Faith – Abel 1 (Hebrews 11:1-4 Devotional)

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Great Men in Christ – Paul II (1 Tim 1:12-17 Devotional)

12 I thank Christ Jesus our Lord, who has given me strength, that he considered me trustworthy, appointing me to his service. 13 Even though I was once a blasphemer and a persecutor and a violent man, I was shown mercy because I acted in ignorance and unbelief. 14 The grace of our Lord was… Continue reading Great Men in Christ – Paul II (1 Tim 1:12-17 Devotional)

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Great Men in Christ – Barnabas II (Acts 4:36-37, 11:22-27 Devotional)

36 Joseph, a Levite from Cyprus, whom the apostles called Barnabas (which means “son of encouragement”), 37 sold a field he owned and brought the money and put it at the apostles’ feet. Acts 4:36-37 22 News of this reached the church in Jerusalem, and they sent Barnabas to Antioch. 23 When he arrived and… Continue reading Great Men in Christ – Barnabas II (Acts 4:36-37, 11:22-27 Devotional)

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Great Men in Christ – Barnabas I (Acts 9:19-29 Devotional)

Saul in Damascus and JerusalemSaul spent several days with the disciples in Damascus. 20 At once he began to preach in the synagogues that Jesus is the Son of God. 21 All those who heard him were astonished and asked, “Isn’t he the man who raised havoc in Jerusalem among those who call on this… Continue reading Great Men in Christ – Barnabas I (Acts 9:19-29 Devotional)

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Great men in Christ – Ananias (Acts 9:10-19 Devotional)

10 In Damascus there was a disciple named Ananias. The Lord called to him in a vision, "Ananias!""Yes, Lord," he answered.11 The Lord told him, "Go to the house of Judas on Straight Street and ask for a man from Tarsus named Saul, for he is praying. 12 In a vision he has seen a… Continue reading Great men in Christ – Ananias (Acts 9:10-19 Devotional)

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Great Men in Christ – Paul (Acts 9:1-9 Devotional)

Saul’s ConversionMeanwhile, Saul was still breathing out murderous threats against the Lord’s disciples. He went to the high priest 2 and asked him for letters to the synagogues in Damascus, so that if he found any there who belonged to the Way, whether men or women, he might take them as prisoners to Jerusalem. 3… Continue reading Great Men in Christ – Paul (Acts 9:1-9 Devotional)

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Hannah – Part 2: Surrendering the Blessing Received (1 Samuel 1:19 – 2:2 Devotional)

19 Early the next morning they arose and worshiped before the Lord and then went back to their home at Ramah. Elkanah made love to his wife Hannah, and the Lord remembered her. 20 So in the course of time Hannah became pregnant and gave birth to a son. She named him Samuel,  saying, “Because… Continue reading Hannah – Part 2: Surrendering the Blessing Received (1 Samuel 1:19 – 2:2 Devotional)