2022 Devotions

January 20, 2022 – Animal Lovers
I am a “dog lover.” But in all the years I have studied the Bible, I never noticed the statement before, “The righteous care for the needs of their animals.” Today’s thought is based on Proverbs 12:10.
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January 19, 2022 — Pretending?
Years ago, I went to school with a family who seemed to have it all. Everyone looked up to them. But the whole time their checks were bouncing. Today’s thought is based on Proverbs 12:9.
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January 18, 2022 – Wise or Warped
I spoke with a man who wondered why he got in trouble. Evidently, he was drinking too much and interrupted a children’s program by getting on the stage and singing loudly. Today’s thought is based on Proverbs 12:8.
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January 13, 2022 — Taking Criticism
Criticism stings. Not every criticism is valid. Yet we are wise if we evaluate criticism and act when appropriate. Today’s thought is based on Proverbs 12:1-3.
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January 12, 2022 — The Not So Secret to Life
The not so secret to life is to Trust in God and not your things. Easy to say, yet difficult in practice. Today’s thought is based on Proverbs 11:28-31.
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January 11, 2022 — Generosity
Do you own your things, or do the own you? Sharing is an amazing secret to a better life. Today’s thought is based on Proverbs 11:24-25.
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January 6, 2022 — New Year Checkup Part 3: What Do you desire?
As you begin your New Year ask yourself, “What do I desire?” Do I desire what good? Today’s thought is based on Proverbs 11:23
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January 5 2022 — New Year Checkup Part 2: What Am I Pursuing?
As the year begins, you need to evaluate your goals and ask some tough questions. Today’s thought is based on Proverbs 11:19-21
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January 4 2022 — New Year Checkup part 1: Am I Generous?
Let’s do I quick New Year check-up. Are you generous, merciful and caring because you love the Lord or are you looking out for number one? Today’s thought is based on Proverbs 11:16-18

2021 Devotions

December 30, 2021 — New Wineskins for a New Year
New Wineskins for a new bath of wine! Why repeat last year’s mistakes? It’s time for a new approach. Today’s thought is based on Mathew 9:16-17
December 29, 2021 –Fasting for Jesus
The worst time to fast may very well be between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day. Perhaps the best time is at the ring of the New Year’s bell. Replace some of your food with scripture and prayer and concentrate on your relationship with God. Try it! Today’s thought is based on Mathew 9:14-15
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December 28, 2021 — Neighbor Talk
Talking critically about your neighbor may make you feel good, but it certainly will not bring long term peace. Today’s thought is based on Proverbs 11:12-13