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The Greatest Offering of All

“So being affectionately desirous of you, we were willing to have imparted unto you, not the gospel of God only, but also our own souls, because ye were dear unto us.”—1 Thess. 2:8Today I read an update from a missions team that is currently in the Ukraine. Their luggage is lost somewhere on the planet, along …

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God, Fair and Balanced

The world around us does not always value equality. I’m writing this devotional from the sixth floor of a downtown Atlanta Hotel. Here I can order room service and pay an exorbitant fee, have the USA Today at my door each morning, and sleep in a king-size bed. Within a block are people sleeping under cardboard. …

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He Must Be Everything

“For to me to live is Christ…”—Philippians 1:21a What defines your life? What holds the primary interest and attention of your heart? What is it that receives your greatest devotion and determines the direction of your future? Is it Christ? Paul essentially proclaimed, “For my entire life is defined by my …

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Get Some Help

“Two are better than one… For if they fall, the one will lift up his fellow: but woe to him that is alone when he falleth… a threefold cord is not quickly broken.”—Ecclesiastes 4:9-12I will always remember Donny Parrish reading this passage and saying, “A threefold cord: that’s you, a friend, and God.” Because …

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