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Devotions for Life

Yes, Jesus Loves Me

“A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another, even as I have loved you. . . (John 13:34).
The story is told of a retired preacher in his 90’s asked to speak at his past congregation’s 60th anniversary. As he put together a sermon for one last time in their pulpit, the preacher who took his place, asked, “What was the greatest lesson you learned in your preaching days?”


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To Heal And To Care

“Look after My sheep” (Jn. 21:16).
After W.W.II, my Navy friends and known veterans who depended on the national veterans’ facilities, complained about how difficult and uncaring it was for them. There was the distance that had to be driven, the long hours waiting for service, and the abrupt attention given by those appointed to render aid.

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Healthy Heart

In memory of Gordon Herrman, we will post Gordon’s devotions each day for the rest of this week. Today’s devotional was the last one he wrote before he passed away and is a fitting conclusion to his writing ministry. rr

“Keep your heart with all diligence, for from it comes the issues of life” (Pro. 14:30).

When the physical body malfunctions, most seek a physician’s guidance and help. That raises a question as to whether or not we should do the same with our inner character. The term “character,” comes from Webster, stating, “. . . the heart is the emotional or moral status that distinguishes one’s innermost character.”


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