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Latest Devotionals

August 3, 2021

Standing Firm

I was raised in a Christian family in Ukraine. Unfortunately my family and other Christians suffered under Soviet rule. As Christian children, we were persecuted in school. We studied hard but...

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August 2, 2021

Worth the Wait

When I became a homeowner, I found mowing the lawn stressful. Getting my mower started was a feat in itself, not to mention the hour and a half it took to...

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August 1, 2021

The Complete Regimen

My doctor suggested that I lose weight, and he gave me a new diet plan which I began to follow. However, despite my efforts I was losing very little weight. At...

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July 31, 2021

A Caregiver’s Testimony

My husband and I have been married for more than 55 years. For the last nine years I have been my husband’s full-time caregiver. He depends on me for his every...

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July 30, 2021

Close to Home

When I was eight years old, I told God that I wanted to be a missionary. I thought this type of service was the only way to show God my full...

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July 29, 2021

God’s Voice

“I can’t hear you! Speak louder!” These requests, directed to my wife, were becoming more frequent. Eventually, I had to admit that I was hard of hearing. Hearing aids have helped,...

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July 28, 2021

Don’t Look Back

I remember the first time I heard my dad read the story of Lot’s wife. As a child, I didn’t understand why Lot’s wife looked back. I wanted to yell, “Don’t...

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July 27, 2021

The Royal Law

Not long after we got married, my wife and I went to a sandwich shop. We were about to eat when a man in ragged clothes gazed at us and asked...

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July 26, 2021

Steep Hills

Growing old is for the birds, they say, and I would most wholeheartedly agree! But I sure wouldn’t trade the wisdom that has come with age for my younger years. So...

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