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Devotion – Men versus Methods

I have been reading the biography of Hudson Taylor, a missionary to China who founded the China Inland Mission. This man was a remarkable example of faithfulness to God. Commenting on his life, E. M. Bounds remarks:  “Men [and women] are God’s method. The church is looking for better methods; God is looking for better…

Devotion – Plans

God has plans. From the very beginning when He created this world, He had a plan. For day and night, heavens and earth, land and sea, sun and moon, birds and fish, animals and humans, He has always had a plan. And just four verses into His Word, we see that He likes His plan….

Devotion – Something New

1-4 But now, God’s Message, the God who made you in the first place, Jacob, the One who got you started, Israel: “Don’t be afraid, I’ve redeemed you. I’ve called your name. You’re mine. When you’re in over your head, I’ll be there with you. When you’re in rough waters, you will not go down. When you’re…

Devotion – Seeking the Lord Part 2

Yesterday we saw how God desires us to seek Him by sowing righteousness through our actions by obeying His will. There is another concept that is very closely linked to seeking God, and that is found in Matthew 11:12:  From the days of John the Baptist until now the kingdom of heaven has suffered violence,…

Devotion – Seeking the Lord Part 1

I recently came across a very interesting verse. In Hosea 10:12-14, the Lord gives us insight into what it means to seek Him:  12Sow for yourselves righteousness; reap steadfast love; break up your fallow ground, for it is the time to seek the Lord, that he may come and rain righteousness upon you. 13You have…

Devotion – Teach us to Number our Days

I am sure we have all experienced similar unsettling feelings over the past few weeks, where the world as we know it has seemed to change overnight. This change hasn’t just been on a massive world-wide scale, but it has filtered right down to our daily, everyday routine and living. In a short space of…

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