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Of One Heart And Mind | Daily Lent Devotion

Of One Heart And Mind Daily Devotion for Lent | Thursday, March 7 Abraham said, “God will provide for Himself the lamb for a burnt offering, my son.” Genesis 22:8 Imagine what it must have been like for Isaac. His father, obviously upset, organizes a three-day trip and says, “We’re going to go offer a sacrifice.” Nothing more. No information about the who, what or why of the sacrifice—and where is the lamb, anyway? When Isaac asks, he gets only…
Lent Devotions 2019 Immanuel-Joplin

The First People Of The Passion—Adam And Eve

THE FIRST PEOPLE OF THE PASSION—ADAM AND EVE Daily Devotion for Lent | Wednesday, March 6 | Ash Wednesday For as in Adam all die, so also in Christ shall all be made alive. 1 Corinthians 15:22 In old paintings of the crucifixion you will often see a human skull, right at the base of Jesus’ cross. Ask a museum guide and they will tell you that the skull is supposed to be Adam’s skull. It is a reminder of when…
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Enemies Daily Devotion for Advent | Monday, December 3, 2018 I will put enmity between you and the woman, and between your offspring and her offspring; He shall bruise your head, and you shall bruise His heel. (Genesis 3:15)   Can being enemies ever be a good thing? Normally my answer would be “No.” We learn even as children that it’s not good to be enemies with other people. Our parents tell us, “Say you’re sorry,” and “Be nice and…