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Caring for God’s Creation

Caring for God’s Creation

Caring for God's CreationEarly in the book of Genesis in the Hebrew Bible God tells humankind to take care of all that God has created. This means caring for the earth, its plants and animal inhabitants, as well as for all human beings. What a challenge! Caring for...

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Do I Have a Vision for The King’s Daughters and Sons?

Do I Have a Vision for The King’s Daughters and Sons?

Do I Have a Vision for The King’s Daughters and Sons?Prov 29:18 Where there is no vision, the people perish: but he that keeps the law, happy is he. KJV I think all of us read GOD’s Word and get different meanings from the verses, often different from the intended...

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Open My Eyes That I May See

Open My Eyes That I May See

Open My Eyes That I May SeeAs I was recently preparing for our on-line worship at my congregation of Calvary Moravian Church in Allentown (during this time of the pandemic), one of the hymns I asked a singer in our congregation to record was "Open my Eyes, that I may...

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I Am the Light of the World

I Am the Light of the World

I Am the Light of the WorldThe Gospel of John reminds people of who and what Jesus does. “I am the light of the world, whoever follows me will not walk in darkness. The light shines in the darkness and does not overcome it" (John 8:12, John 1: 5). Folks, we have seen...

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May Devotional

May Devotional

May DevotionalIn April we focused on the Cross and the Resurrection.  The logical next thought is when CHRIST returns. I am concerned when I hear a Christian mention the Second coming and the Rapture as if they were the same event.  They are so different.  He will...

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EASTER MESSAGE

EASTER MESSAGE

Easter MessageACCORDING TO LOUISE HILL LEIBERTFROM THE MEDITATIONS AND PRAYERS BOOK Easter brings Christians the most awe-inspiring victory - redemption from sin, resurrection from death, life and joy everlasting. The Easter message brings to our minds the King’s...

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Days of Discouragement

Days of Discouragement

Days of DiscouragementDo you have days of discouragement and feelings of being useless? Well, Isaiah 41:10 says “Don’t worry because I am with youDon’t be afraid because I am your GodI will make you strong and will help you:I will support you with my right hand that...

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Ask Something of Me and I Will Give it to You

Ask Something of Me and I Will Give it to You

Ask Something of Me and I Will Give it to You1Kings 3: 5, 7-12 Nearly every civilization has in its cultural heritage some sort of myth about how we humans might achieve our fondest hopes and reach impossible dreams. Every country has stories perpetuating this myth:...

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March Devotional by IOKDS Spiritual Life Director, Sandy Pace

March Devotional by IOKDS Spiritual Life Director, Sandy Pace

March DevotionalMarch, the month of Mardi Gras and Saint Patrick.  Shouldn’t we be focusing on more important ideas in preparation for Easter?  Not all denominations of faith observe Lent, but perhaps we should examine what it is and what these days should mean to...

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Things Worthwhile

Things Worthwhile

Things WorthwhileFirst, it is worthwhile to have a clear conscience. Conscience is the voice of God speaking to our hearts. Second, it is worthwhile to cultivate self-control –moderation, self-denial and power of endurance. The Bible tells us, “He that is slow to...

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