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The Upper Room Disciplines provides an opportunity to look more deeply at scripture by offering a week of devotions by a single author on a particular theme.

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Power and Authority - May 27, 2023

May 27, 2023

There is something special that happens when believers come together in one accord. In Matthew 18:20, Jesus explains that when two or more people gather in his name, he is right...

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Power and Authority - May 26, 2023

May 26, 2023

After the Day of Pentecost, the apostles of Jesus walked in power and authority as a result of being filled with the Holy Spirit. That same Spirit still empowers believers today....

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Power and Authority - May 25, 2023

May 25, 2023

Some have suggested that it is strange to say, “Bless the LORD.” Strange, because how can a mere human bless the omnipotent Creator of the universe? Many would argue God does...

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Power and Authority - May 24, 2023

May 24, 2023

It is simply breathtaking to consider that God created everything. God didn’t use the same pattern when designing the animals of the land and the creatures of the sea. Everything relies...

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Power and Authority - May 23, 2023

May 23, 2023

The blessing of the Holy Spirit that was promised through the prophet Joel and was received on the Day of Pentecost is still available today. Jesus’ apostles taught, performed miracles, and...

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Power and Authority - May 22, 2023

May 22, 2023

On the Day of Pentecost, people from all over had gathered in Jerusalem for the Feast of Weeks. Once the apostles were filled with the Holy Spirit, they were able to...

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Witnessing (to) the Journey - May 21, 2023

May 21, 2023

Traveling with others can be . . . complicated. You have to negotiate restaurant choices, broker musical selections, keep your cool in confined spaces, adjust to another’s rhythms, share way too...

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Witnessing (to) the Journey - May 20, 2023

May 20, 2023

A good road trip needs a good playlist. Sure, luggage and itinerary are important, but what music will you listen to along the way? What song will you sing at the...

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May 19, 2023

May 19, 2023

While driving through a storm can be scary, making a journey when you feel sick or are in pain can be absolutely excruciating. The early church knew that following Jesus would...

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