Devotional Blog

On every trip, decisions are made. Along the road of life, we inevitably face intersections and decisions about which way to go. It is at those moments that we must live by faith, asking God for wisdom and believing that He will never lead in the wrong direction. It is our hope that each article on the blog will encourage you to keep enjoying the journey…and look for Jesus along the way.

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Ruins of the Samaritan temple on Mount Gerizim overlooking Shechem. A massive, ancient staircase leads up from the valley floor to the temple. A small remnant of Samaritans lives nearby in a village on the mountain. They still practice their ancient religion.

The Samaritan Temple

The Samaritan Temple “Our fathers worshipped in this mountain; and ye say, that in Jerusalem is the place where men ought to worship. Jesus saith unto her, Woman, believe me, the hour cometh, when ye shall neither in this mountain, nor yet at Jerusalem, worship the Father.” John 4:20-21   The Samaritan temple stood on Mount…

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Would You Join Us Tuesday Night?

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Don’t Lose Your Laughter!

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A New Listening Option for Full Length Bible Messages

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Prime Time for Churches

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The Revelation Series and Our Next Study

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Order Now for July 4!

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Dealing with Sadness

In a generation deteriorating because of sin we must always guard against allowing our own spirits to deteriorate. Sad days must not become sad Christians!...
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5 Ways to Stand Apart In A Cruel World

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Solomon said, "Of making many books there is no end; and much study is a weariness of the flesh" (Ecclesiastes 12:12). This is the life...
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He Only Lived to 33.

Life is a vapor for every man, but for the God-Man it was especially brief. A short thirty-three and a half years was all that...
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Do You Really Believe In The Authority of the Bible?

Few want to talk about it today and even fewer understand it. Yet all of life boils down to authority: whose authority will we live...