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Ordinary Discipleship

EMAIL DEVOTIONAL Pentecost 12 In a large house there are utensils not only of gold and silver but also of wood and clay, some for special use, some for ordinary. (2 Timothy 2:20) I share this poem as a part of yesterday’s sermon that ended up being left on the cutting room floor — an editorial…

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Faith in the Ordinary Days

EMAIL DEVOTIONAL LENT 4 For Jews demand signs and Greeks desire wisdom, but we proclaim Christ crucified. (1 Corinthians 1:22) Have you ever prayed for a miracle?  Have you ever had a prayer for a miracle answered?  How have you felt when your prayer wasn’t answered in the way you had hoped?  Were you able…

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Ordinary Things

Email Devotion Pentecost 22 He saved us, not because of any works of righteousness that we had done, but according to his mercy, through the water of rebirth and renewal by the Holy Spirit. (Titus 3:5, NRSV) “Was that just regular water you put in?” “Sure was.” “I thought it had to be special.” “It…