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My Name Is: Week 1 - Saturday

The Lord Himself will fight for you. Just stay calm." Exodus 14:14 Last summer, I went on a trip of a lifetime to Israel. Before I left for the trip, one of my very best friends, Missy, told our friends who were also going on the trip to make sure that I did not get hurt or lost while I was...

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My Name Is: Week 1 - Friday

And God said to Moses, "I am Yahweh—'the Lord.' I appeared to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob as El-Shaddai—'God Almighty'—but I did not reveal my name, Yahweh, to them. Exodus 6:2-3 My favorite seminary professor said every week in class: "What God has done in the past is a...

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My Name Is: Week 1 - Thursday

Then Abraham looked up and saw a ram caught by its horns in a thicket. So he took the ram and sacrificed it as a burnt offering in place of his son. Abraham named the place Yahweh-Yireh (which means "the Lord will provide"). To this day, people still use that name as a proverb: "On the mountain...

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My Name Is: Week 1 - Wednesday

Then the Lord God formed the man from the dust of the ground. He breathed the breath of life into the man's nostrils, and the man became a living person. Genesis 2:7 Several years ago, I decided to take up knitting. My mom can knit very well, so she graciously taught me the skill. My knitting...

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My Name Is: Week 1 - Tuesday

He has paid a full ransom for His people. He has guaranteed His covenant with them forever. What a holy, awe-inspiring name He has! Fear of the Lord is the foundation of true wisdom. All who obey His commandments will grow in wisdom. Praise him forever! Psalm 111:9-10 The holidays are quickly...

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My Name Is: Week 1 - Monday

God replied to Moses, "I Am Who I Am. Say this to the people of Israel: I Am has sent me to you." Exodus 3:14 What is your favorite name to be called? If you are an aunt or uncle, do your nieces and nephews have a particular name that they call you? Maybe your friends call you by an abbreviated...

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The Gap: Week 3 - Saturday

"Yes, a person is a fool to store up earthly wealth but not have a rich relationship with God." Luke 12:21 The well-known slogan for the Nike brand, "just do it," is a good reminder for believers to live intentionally for Christ. If you have been following along in these devotions this week, we...

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The Gap: Week 3 - Friday

Therefore, go and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit. Teach these new disciples to obey all the commands I have given you. And be sure of this: I am with you always, even to the end of the age." Matthew 28:19-20 "I'll be...

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The Gap: Week 3 - Thursday

To those who use well what they are given, even more will be given, and they will have an abundance. But from those who do nothing, even what little they have will be taken away. Matthew 25:29 When considering the lives God is calling His people to live, one important question we must ask...

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The Gap: Week 3 - Wednesday

God knew His people in advance, and He chose them to become like His Son, so that His Son would be the firstborn among many brothers and sisters. Romans 8:29 Not long ago, I was having dinner with my friends and their two sons. As we were eating a dinner of spaghetti and salad, their youngest...

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