Monthly Archives: March 2012

Never Too Late for Salvation Day 34

So let’s not allow ourselves to get fatigued doing good. At the right time we will harvest a good crop if we don’t give up, or quit. Right now, therefore, every time we get the chance, let us work for … Continue reading

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A Prayer of Sincerity: “Search Me” Day 33

Search me, O God, and know my heart; test me and know my anxious thoughts. See if there is any offensive way in me, and lead me in the way everlasting. —Psalm 139:23–24 Psalm 139 has always intrigued me. I … Continue reading

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“Grandpa, You’ve Been That in My Life!” Day 32

Delight yourself in the LORD and he will give you the desires of your heart. —Psalms 37:4 I teach online courses at Mid-America Christian University. My favorite course is Spiritual Formation. In one of our discussion questions, I asked, “How … Continue reading

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Planting Trees Day 31

Each one had a harp and they were holding golden bowls full of incense, which are the prayers of the saints. —Revelation 5:8 A number of years ago I read the story of a German tree farmer. This farmer was … Continue reading

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The Great Commandment Experienced Day 30

And the second is like it: “Love your neighbor as yourself.” —Matthew 22:39 Not too many months after arriving in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, as the senior pastor, I was called into our bedroom by my wife Linda. Our five-year-old son Ryan … Continue reading

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Praying the Power of the Blood of Jesus Day 29

God the Father knew you and chose you long ago, and his Spirit has made you holy. As a result, you have obeyed him and have been cleansed by the blood of Jesus Christ. May God give you more and … Continue reading

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Transforming Hearts…Transforming Lives! Cultivate!

Nurture the spiritual gifts of every individual, church and agency. Now about spiritual gifts, brothers, I do not want you to be ignorant. You know that when you were pagans, somehow or other you were influenced and led astray to … Continue reading

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Salvation to the Third Generation! Day 28

I have been reminded of your sincere faith, which first lived in your grandmother Lois and in your mother Eunice and, I am persuaded, now lives in you also. —2 Timothy 1:5 About three months before Russ Rogers’ death, I … Continue reading

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“I Want to Be Baptized into the Christian Religion!” Day 27

The fool says in his heart, “There is no God.” —Psalms 14:1 Everyone who believes in him [Jesus] will have eternal life. —John 3:15 NLT Fred Rogers’s son Russ was a man who had a deep respect and reverence for … Continue reading

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From Agnostic to Creationist Day 26

“Pray in the Spirit on all occasions, with all kinds of prayers and requests. With this in mind be alert and always keep on praying for all the saints.” —Ephesians 6:19 They called him Grandpa Rogers. I first met him … Continue reading

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