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Pastoral devotions to feed the flock.


Remember to Be Thankful and Give Thanks

November 1, 2020

For Lord’s Day, November 1, 2020 Beloved, remember last week when we studied that God is love and we should thus be like Him and love Him back. We saw in Luke 7:47 that this love for God is seen in thankfulness for His forgiveness and shown in how we return to Jesus and express […]

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Fear is Futile

October 11, 2020

For the Lord’s Day, October 11, 2020 Dear Saints, Today we will be studying fear again and learn it is bondage and to be cast off in the spirit of God’s loving adoption. Romans 8:15: For ye have not received the spirit of bondage again to fear; but ye have received the Spirit of adoption, […]

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A Resurrection Reflection

September 27, 2020

For Lord’s Day, September 27, 2020 Dear Saints, As we close our sermon series through Matthew with the Great Commission today, I’d like to share this acronym from William Hendriksen at the end of His mammoth commentary on Matthew’s Gospel: R: ight to heaven has been secured (Rom. 8:1). E: arthly house is to be […]

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Every Lord’s Day is Easter Sunday!

September 20, 2020

For Lord’s Day, September 20, 2020. Dear Saints, As we return to the Gospel of Matthew we take it up at the grave of Jesus. And we find He is risen from the dead as the firstfruits of our resurrection. Thus we celebrate today, as every Lord’s Day, the resurrection of Christ. Each Lord’s day […]

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Be Still Knowing God (By “Cutting Slack”)

August 22, 2020

For Lord’s Day, August 23, 2010 Dear Saints, Recently we took comfort together in a sermon on Psalm 46:10: Be still, and know that I am God: I will be exalted among the heathen, I will be exalted in the earth.  We learned here that the way to have peace of heart and mind in […]

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Heaven Will Have No Disappointments

June 19, 2020

For the Lord’s Day, June 21, 2020 Dear Saints, Do you often struggle with being down in the mouth over disappointments (our unmet expectations and surprises)?   Me too.  Here’s something to encourage us.  In his commentary on the Olivet Discourse in Matthew 24, William Hendriksen writes: “The future life will not mean the absence of […]

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Control Your Circumstances to Maintain Self-Control

June 13, 2020

For the Lord’s Day, June 14, 2020 Dear Saints, I see an interesting connection of wisdom with something I read in Malcolm Gladwell’s book, The Tipping Point, along with a small section of the Westminster Larger Catechism’s (WLC) teaching on duties required in the Sixth Commandment, “Thou Shalt Not Kill” (Exodus 20:13).  Here’s what the […]

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