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Monsoon: Week 2 - Monday

Yet what we suffer now is nothing compared to the glory He will reveal to us later. For all creation is waiting eagerly for that future day when God will reveal who His children really are. Romans 8:18-19 Not long ago, my three-year-old nephew, Owen, was playing with a toy. He was very upset...

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Monsoon: Week 1 - Saturday

"Now, as you can see, the Lord has kept me alive and well as He promised for all these forty-five years since Moses made this promise—even while Israel wandered in the wilderness. Today I am eighty-five years old. I am as strong now as I was when Moses sent me on that journey, and I can...

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Monsoon: Week 1 - Friday

Now tell them this: 'As surely as I live, declares the Lord, I will do to you the very things I heard you say. You will all drop dead in this wilderness! Because you complained against Me, every one of you who is twenty years old or older and was included in the registration will die." Numbers...

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Monsoon: Week 1 - Thursday

And the Lord said to Moses, "How long will these people treat Me with contempt? Will they never believe me, even after all the miraculous signs I have done among them?" Numbers 14:11 The late children's television host Fred Rogers is one of my heroes. I admire the way that he loved people...

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Monsoon: Week 1 - Wednesday

But Caleb tried to quiet the people as they stood before Moses. "Let's go at once to take the land," he said. "We can certainly conquer it!" Numbers 13:30 Whenever my three-year-old nephew, Owen, is at my parents' home in South Georgia, he always wants to go to a little pond in their...

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Monsoon: Week 1 - Tuesday

"This was their report to Moses: "We entered the land you sent us to explore, and it is indeed a bountiful country—a land flowing with milk and honey. Here is the kind of fruit it produces. But the people living there are powerful, and their towns are large and fortified. We even saw...

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Monsoon: Week 1 - Monday

The Lord now said to Moses, "Send out men to explore the land of Canaan, the land I am giving to the Israelites. Send one leader from each of the twelve ancestral tribes." Numbers 13:1-2 "I think you can," my college pastor told me years ago. With red cheeks and a furrowed brow, I thought...

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Stages of the Cross: Easter - Saturday

But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes upon you. And you will be My witnesses, telling people about Me everywhere—in Jerusalem, throughout Judea, in Samaria, and to the ends of the earth." Acts 1:8 What is the best gift you have ever received? Do you remember the joy and...

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Stages of the Cross: Easter - Friday

And He said, "Yes, it was written long ago that the Messiah would suffer and die and rise from the dead on the third day. It was also written that this message would be proclaimed in the authority of His name to all the nations, beginning in Jerusalem: 'There is forgiveness of sins for all who...

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Stages of the Cross: Easter - Thursday

He was seen by Peter and then by the Twelve. After that, He was seen by more than 500 of His followers at one time, most of whom are still alive, though some have died. 1 Corinthians 15:5-6 My three-year-old nephew, Owen, loves finding the moon during the late afternoon and evening. He can spot...

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