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Devotional Day 17: Answer God’s Call (#fhbloggers)

And David said, “What have I done now? Was it not but a word?” – 1 Samuel 17:29 (ESV) Even four thousand years ago, little brothers proved to be irritating. That is exactly what Eliab, David’s oldest brother, would have told you. There Eliab was in the midst of the army of Israel, facing the ridicule […]

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Devotional Day 16: Taking the Sabbath (#fhbloggers)

But Ruth said, “Do not urge me to leave you or to return from following you. For where you go I will go, and where you lodge I will lodge. Your people shall be my people, and your God my God.” – Ruth 1:16 (ESV) We considered the importance of the relationship between Ruth and Naomi on […]

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Devotional Day 15: Follow By Faith (#fhbloggers)

Noah did this; he did all that God commanded him. – Genesis 6:22 (ESV) What a lot of questions Noah could have had! First of all, he could have wondered, “Why me?” Then, he could have asked, “What’s a flood?” He could have even wondered who was going to clean up after all those critters. […]

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Devotional Day 14: He’s Looking for a Few Good Men, and I’m One of Them (#fhbloggers)

And he said to him, “Please, Lord, how can I save Israel? Behold, my clan is the weakest in Manasseh, and I am the least in my father’s house.” – Judges 6:15 (ESV) On the surface, Gideon appears to be one of the least likely superheroes in the entire Bible. The circumstances in which he found himself […]

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Devotional Day 13: God Will Be with You (#fhbloggers)

But Moses said to God, “Who am I that I should go to Pharaoh and bring the children of Israel out of Egypt?” – Exodus 3:11 (ESV) If you ever come across a burning bush that isn’t being consumed or hear an unseen voice from above that tells you that you are on holy ground, then you […]

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Devotional Day 12: Putting Others First (#fhbloggers)

A hot-tempered man stirs up strife, but he who is slow to anger quiets contention. – Proverbs 15:18 (ESV) We live in a frustrating world. Unfortunately, that frustration can sometimes make us a little hot under the collar. As a result, we may need to seek help from God to allow us to view life and others in […]

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Devotional Day 11: Respond to the Call in Your Life (#fhbloggers)

…if you pour yourself out for the hungry and satisfy the desire of the afflicted, then shall your light rise in the darkness and your gloom be as the noonday. -Isaiah 58:10 (ESV) When Jesus said, “I did not come to destroy the law, but to fulfill the law,” He was referring to the written […]

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Devotional Day 10: Bring Up Your Kids to Be Compassionate (#fhbloggers)

And he left the oxen and ran after Elijah and said, “Let me kiss my father and my mother, and then I will follow you.” And he said to him, “Go back again, for what have I done to you?” – 1 Kings 19:20 (ESV) Elisha was leading a pretty average life when Elijah found him in […]

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Devotional Day 9: Be in the Word (#fhbloggers)

He was bringing up Hadassah, that is Esther, the daughter of his uncle, for she had neither father nor mother. – Esther 2:7a (ESV) It has often been said that if we would strictly adhere to principles in the Word of God, we wouldn’t need a welfare system. Esther adds credence to that sentiment. When her mother and […]

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Devotional Day 8: Don’t Assume You’re on the Right Path (#fhbloggers)

But Saul was ravaging the church, and entering house after house, he dragged off men and women and committed them to prison. – Acts 8:3 (ESV) What is often overlooked about Saul/Paul is that he was present at the stoning of Stephen. In fact, he held the coats of those who carried out the evil deed. To say […]

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