Category Archives: Devotions for Women

en COURAGE ment

While we may think of courage as fearlessness or daring, more fitting synonyms may be determination and endurance. Continue reading

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Details, details!

The grinding process of being honed may be unpleasant, but how exciting to contemplate becoming sharper and more useful to God. Continue reading

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Trusting when it makes no sense

How can we accept that painful experiences are merely the dark threads in a beautiful tapestry woven for our benefit? Continue reading

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A Hopeful New Year

Putting our faith, our trust, in people or institutions, or even in our own abilities, is a recipe for disappointment. Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!

The Christian church has two supreme holy days set apart for us to recognize God’s sacrificial gift when He stepped into the confines of our human experience and took on the sins of us all by dying an excruciating death for our salvation; two days dedicated to giving thanks for His great mercy and His amazing grace. Continue reading

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Let us gather together

Welcome to Mrs. Thistlethwaite’s cozy cottage. This evening Tillie is hosting a home Bible study for a group of ladies from her church. You can curl up beside Edgar, Tillie’s pet tortoise, on the cushioned window seat and listen in. Continue reading

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“Che sera sera” Christians

God is in control, so why should we get involved, right? Continue reading

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There is always a choice

Let’s choose to find the joy in this season. Joy and gratitude for God’s great gift of love that does not depend upon traditions or circumstances. Continue reading

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Thanksgiving in the year 2020

God is all-powerful. That should go without saying as an absolute requirement to be God. This means that everything we encounter in this life, good and bad, has been allowed by Him. He could have stopped the difficult and the painful, but He chose not to. Not because He doesn’t love us, but because He does. Continue reading

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“I just don’t know what to believe, anymore!”

When battered by storms of confusion, cling to His promises, knowing that upsetting events, dramatic headlines, and extreme rhetoric cannot shake the firm belief that Jesus Christ is the Way, the Truth, and the Life. Continue reading

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