My weekly e-newsletter

My weekly e-newsletter

My e-newsletter is a weekly devotion which I email on Wednesday mornings. They are approximately 300 words long (not including the prayer). I’ve found this to be about the length churches require if they are using them for their newsletter. Please feel free to forward these devotions to friends or churches.

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Short Devotion : Proverbs 5:3

Short Devotion : Proverbs 5:3

In Proverbs, God’s wisdom is personified as a woman to be pursued (2:4, 3:18; 4:5). Evil is personified as an adulterous woman to be avoided. Spiritually the difference is profound. Yet evil can appear attractive, seductive and harmless. While obtaining wisdom can seem arduous, costly, and inconvenient.

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Book Review : The Case for Hope

Book Review : The Case for Hope

Through the following chapters, Strobel looks at the following issues: Jesus as the source of our hope, how God’s ability to transform lives gives us hope, how we can have hope for the future, how to handle our doubts and how no one is a hopeless cause.

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Short Devotion : Proverbs 4:23

Short Devotion : Proverbs 4:23

Our heart is used symbolically for our affections, ambitions and motivations – those things which provide the stimulus for us to act. We guard our hearts by being careful about what we dwell on. The thoughts that we like to focus on and return to regularly in our minds may seem harmless.

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Quote by Suzanne de Dietrich on Grace

Quote by Suzanne de Dietrich on Grace

“The entire Biblical revelation affirms that salvation is by grace. … But this revelation is so utterly contrary to the natural heart of man that it must be emphasized again and again, for man always keeps trying to achieve salvation on his own resources. Nothing is so humiliating to his pride as to owe everything to the grace of God alone, and to be able to live only on the basis of his pardon.”

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Short Devotion : Proverbs 3:19

Short Devotion : Proverbs 3:19

There’s intentionality about the way God formed the earth and the heavens. Even in the apparent randomness of some aspects of creation, there’s an overriding design. Day follows night, summer follows spring and winter follows autumn. Farmers can rely on his order to plan their planting and harvest. Likewise, God’s wisdom instructs us on the best way to order our lives.

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Short Devotion : Proverbs 2:12,16

Short Devotion : Proverbs 2:12,16

Some speak with such confidence and eloquence, it’s easy to believe they speak the truth, but God’s wisdom teaches us to discern people’s words. Paul exhorts us to speak God’s words for people’s strengthening, encouragement and comfort (1 Corinthians 14:3).

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Book Review : Stoic at Work

Book Review : Stoic at Work

Lawson quotes from Marcus Aurelius a Roman Emperor from 161 to 180 AD. He wrote what we would describe as a journal which has been published as a book called, Meditations. He records personal insights and thoughts on Stoic philosophy.

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