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Devotional: Forgiveness, the essence of love

“Everyone who believes that Jesus is the Christ has been born of God, and everyone who loves the parent loves the child.” 1 John 5:1 ... Read more

by Keith Leach, Friday, May 10, 2024 2:45 am

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Devotional: Remember no more

For I am about to create new heavens and a new earth; the former things shall not be remembered or come to mind. — Isaiah ... Read more

by Keith Leach, Saturday, April 13, 2024 6:48 pm

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Devotional: Troubled soul

27 Now is my soul troubled; and what shall I say? Father, save me from this hour: but for this cause came I unto this ... Read more

by Keith Leach, Friday, March 15, 2024 5:52 pm

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Devotional: Loving God

“By the sweat of your face you shall eat bread until you return to the ground, for out of it you were taken; you are ... Read more

by Keith Leach, Saturday, February 17, 2024 5:44 pm

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Devotional: For God alone, my soul waits in silence

“For God alone, my soul waits in silence, for my hope is from him.” Psalm 62.5 Perhaps you are old enough to remember the Simon ... Read more

by Keith Leach, Friday, January 19, 2024 10:12 am

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Devotional: Something I was pondering

“Just as it is written in the law of Moses, all this calamity has come upon us. We did not entreat the favor of the ... Read more

by Keith Leach, Friday, December 22, 2023 5:16 pm

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Devotional: A listening problem

8 Barak said to her, “If you will go with me, I will go; but if you will not go with me, I will not ... Read more

by Keith Leach, Friday, November 24, 2023 4:05 pm

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Devotional: Talking with God

“Moses said to the LORD, “See, you have said to me, ‘Bring up this people’; but you have not let me know whom you will ... Read more

by Keith Leach, Sunday, October 29, 2023 8:05 am

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Devotional: God’s Love

Be very careful, therefore, to love the Lord your God. — NRS Joshua 23:11 Joshua was an assistant to Moses while the Israelites spent many ... Read more

by Keith Leach, Saturday, September 30, 2023 3:27 pm

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Devotional: What or whom do I worship?

“So we, who are many, are one body in Christ, and individually we are members one of another. — Romans 12:5 (NRS) This passage from ... Read more

by Keith Leach, Saturday, September 2, 2023 3:50 pm

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Devotional: God’s Promises

Then Jacob made a vow, saying, “If God will be with me, and will keep me in this way that I go, and will give ... Read more

by Keith Leach, Friday, August 4, 2023 10:12 am

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Devotional: Making disciples

“19 Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy ... Read more

by Keith Leach, Sunday, July 9, 2023 9:56 am

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Devotional – Sabbatical

 27 Then he said to them, “The sabbath was made for humankind, and not humankind for the sabbath; Mark 2:27 NRSV  As I write this ... Read more

by Keith Leach, Friday, June 9, 2023 10:19 am

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Devotional: Trusting God

Through him you have come to trust in God, who raised him from the dead and gave him glory, so that your faith and hope ... Read more

by Keith Leach, Friday, May 5, 2023 4:44 pm

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Devotional: Chasing away sorrow

“A Song of Ascents — Out of the depths I cry to you, O Lord. Lord, hear my voice! Let your ears be attentive to ... Read more

by Keith Leach, Saturday, April 1, 2023 6:29 pm

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Devotional: Living the word

“You have heard that it was said to those of ancient times…” — Matthew 5:21 In the Gospel of Matthew, Jesus speaks to the crowd ... Read more

by Keith Leach, Friday, February 24, 2023 10:59 am

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Keith Leach: Devotional — What’s your power source?

I give thanks to my God always for you because of the grace of God that has been given you in Christ Jesus, 5 for ... Read more

by Keith Leach, Thursday, January 19, 2023 12:11 pm

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Devotional — Be patient. It’s harder than it sounds.

Be patient, therefore, beloved, until the coming of the Lord. The farmer waits for the precious crop from the earth, being patient with it until ... Read more

by Keith Leach, Saturday, December 17, 2022 5:49 pm

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Devotional — Let’s thank God for witnesses

Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us also lay aside every weight and the sin that clings so ... Read more

by Keith Leach, Thursday, November 10, 2022 2:01 pm

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DEVOTIONAL: We all live with pain

4 “The roads to Zion mourn, for no one comes to the festivals; all her gates are desolate, her priests groan; her young girls grieve, ... Read more

by Keith Leach, Saturday, October 8, 2022 8:56 pm

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Devotional — Living unbound

“Now (Jesus) was teaching in one of the synagogues on the sabbath. 11 And just then there appeared a woman with a spirit that had ... Read more

by Keith Leach, Thursday, September 1, 2022 5:18 pm

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Devotional — Take time to measure life’s activities

This is what he showed me: the Lord was standing beside a wall built with a plumb line, with a plumb line in his hand. ... Read more

by Keith Leach, Saturday, July 23, 2022 2:15 pm

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Devotional — Ordinary time

Hear, O Israel: The LORD is our God, the LORD alone. 5 You shall love the LORD your God with all your heart, and with ... Read more

by Keith Leach, Friday, June 24, 2022 2:12 pm

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Devotional — Truth telling

“But speaking the truth in love, we must grow up in every way into him who is the head, into Christ,” — NRS Ephesians 4:15 ... Read more

by Keith Leach, Sunday, May 29, 2022 10:00 am

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Devotional – God Cries

He replied, “I have kept all these since my youth.” 22 When Jesus heard this, he said to him, “There is still one thing lacking. ... Read more

by Keith Leach, Friday, April 29, 2022 3:14 pm

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Devotional — ‘Letting go’

Then Jesus said, “There was a man who had two sons. NRS Luke 15:11 These familiar words from the Gospel of Luke begin an even ... Read more

by Keith Leach, Thursday, March 31, 2022 12:47 pm

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Devotional — ‘Transformed’

“Now about eight days after these sayings Jesus took with him Peter and John and James, and went up on the mountain to pray. And ... Read more

by Keith Leach, Friday, March 4, 2022 10:07 am

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