Daily Devotional

Never Give Up

November 30, 2017

And let us not be weary in well doing: for in due season we shall reap, if we faint not. – Galatians 6:9

"Never give up, never give up. Never give up to your sorrows, Jesus will bid them depart.” Those were the words that were going through my mind this morning just before my alarm clock went off. As I lay in bed pondering the message...

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Open Communication

November 29, 2017

Beloved, if our heart condemn us not, then have we confidence toward God. And whatsoever we ask, we receive of him, because we keep his commandments, and do those things that are pleasing in his sight. – 1 John 3:21-22

Some years ago, my husband and I bought an old house that had been built in 1906. Renovation was not a luxury; it was a necessity! One of the many jobs...

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Traditions

November 28, 2017

Beware lest any man spoil you through philosophy and vain deceit, after the tradition of men, after the rudiments of the world, and not after Christ. – Colossians 2:8

When I was growing up, there were six of us children in our little Minnesota cabin, and our diet was simple farm food. We seldom lacked for eggs, milk, or meat. When Mother made pancakes, we often had good country bacon, cured...

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