Monthly Archives: January 2011

Heidelberg Catechism Q64

Q.64. But doesn’t this teaching make people indifferent and wicked? A.  No.  It is impossible for those grafted into Christ by true faith not to produce fruits of gratitude. Monday Many are afraid that the denial of human effort in … Continue reading

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Modern Day Psalms #4

By Morgan, age 11 These are my gifts from the Father above, Born into a family full of love, My stomach always full, Plenty of food to grow, His spirit in my heart, And Christian parens to give me a … Continue reading

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Modern Day Psalms #3

Bekah, age 10 Dear Lord, Thank you for the flowers and the trees, Thank you for everything. Thank you for my brothers and sisters, Thank you for everything. Thank you for my Omas and Opa, Thank you for everything. Thank you … Continue reading

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The Replay of Luke 15:1-7

Luke 15 records 3 parables of lost things, but in order to understand the parables, one must first reckon with the introduction.  In that first few verses of the chapter, Luke records Jesus’ habit of welcoming and eating with tax … Continue reading

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Where’s Jesus? 3 signs for Moses (Exodus 4:1-17)

God is intent on sending Moses to the people to deliver them from their slavery.  This alone is enough for us to make the assumption that Moses is prefiguring Jesus Christ and so we must ask how each of the … Continue reading

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Modern Day Psalms #2

By Ellie, age 13 O Lord, there is none like you, You are mighty in power, Abounding in love, There is none like you, o God,   You answer prayer, You lift us up in all our hardships, Your love … Continue reading

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Embracing the Lost – Luke 15:1-7

What does it mean to Lead people to embrace the Lord Jesus Christ as personal Lord and Savior?  I believe Luke 15 has a wonderful story about this; 3 in fact, but we will only look at one of them … Continue reading

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Modern Day Psalms #1

My daughters wrote the psalms I will be sharing this week as part of their creative writing in school.  Enjoy this first one from Morgan, age 12.   Shout unto the Lord, he has done great things. From the day … Continue reading

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Heidelberg Catechism

Unfortunately there will be no catechism devotional this week because I had the opportunity to spend 3 days alone in the mountains of NW Washington on a prayer retreat.  Check back next week for more.

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Where’s Jesus? The Burning Bush (Exodus 3)

Exodus 3 is a story about God’s concern for his people and his willingness to rescue them from their oppressors.  As the story begins God  appears to Moses in flames of fire within a bush.  Moses approaches God, the Lord … Continue reading

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