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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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Devotional Day 7: Simple Steps to Slaying Giants (#fhbloggers)

When the words that David spoke were heard, they repeated them before Saul, and he sent for him. And David said to Saul, “Let no man’s heart fail because of him. Your servant will go and fight with this Philistine.” – 1 Samuel 31-32 (ESV) When David went to visit his brothers as the armies of the […]

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Devotional Day 5: Serving Others (#fhblogger)

But whoever would be great among you must be your servant, and whoever would be first among you must be slave of all. – Mark 10:43b-44 (ESV) Though not a Christian, Mahatma Ghandi’s well-known quote is sobering: “I like your Christ. I don’t like your Christians. They are so unlike your Christ.” Most of us have undoubtedly quipped, […]

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Coffee, chocolate, tea – and help the poor

Are you a coffee drinker? Or a chocolate lover? Maybe you like your tea at 3 p.m.? Think about enjoying your favorite treat and helping the poor at the same time. That is what fair trade is all about. And that’s the mission of Trade as One. It’s a company promoting fair trade products to […]

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FH Bloggers travel to Guatemala

Food for the Hungry (FH) started working in Guatemala in 1976 after an earthquake killed more than 22,000 people and left 1 million without homes. Since then, Guatemala has faced many natural disasters and economic challenges. FH is working hard to fight malnourishment, keep children in school and build healthy communities in the mountains north […]

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