Devotions


Victory to Despair to Faith Conclusion

by: Larry Davies | February 22, 2014

In part one: My business experienced our best year ever but I was feeling despair. Why? In Scripture: Elijah witnessed the awe-inspiring power of God at Mount Carmel but never received the opportunity to savor it. Instead, an enraged Queen Jezebel wanted him dead, so Elijah escaped to the desert, alone and begged God to […]

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Struggling to Make it Through the Day

by: Larry Davies | February 15, 2014

For some reason, the readings below, seemed especially appropriate for the struggles I have been feeling and experiencing over the past few weeks. Yet at the same time, I feel a strong sense of peace that God is in control. Maybe you are experiencing the same angst. If so, the readings below may prove especially […]

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Success, Despair, Faith

by: Larry Davies | February 15, 2014

It was the best year ever. Our company shattered every sales record. Profits were exceptional. We even set a record for fewest customer complaints. It seemed that we could do no wrong. After the final results were tallied, we congratulated each other and handed out bonus checks. By the next day the celebrating was over […]

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Comfort and a Computer?

by: Larry Davies | February 9, 2014

I was a little slow entering the computer age, but it didn’t take long to see the potential. One benefit was learning how to use a Bible study program. I happened to be teaching a lesson on “comfort” which called for looking up examples.   So I searched the word: “comfort.” In just a few […]

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Peanut Butter and Change

by: Larry Davies | February 2, 2014

My son, Stephen, loved peanut butter sandwiches. Actually love is too mild. He — LOVED peanut butter sandwiches. Every meal, he wanted a peanut butter sandwich: not a peanut butter sandwich with jelly; just a (well you get the picture.) We traveled to restaurants having to carry a paper bag that contained — you guessed […]

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