Devotions


Kicking Cats: Love Instead of Anger

by: Larry Davies | January 17, 2019

Part of Bible Study package, “Knocked Down? Getting Up! A Study of 1 Peter

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I Want to Talk About Me!

by: Larry Davies | January 5, 2019

We should listen with genuine concern to others joys and concerns, seeking to love as Christ would love but we too have joys and concerns and occasionally need someone to listen with genuine concern to us.

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Gold Standard: New Year’s Resolutions

by: Larry Davies | December 27, 2018

Mike Krzyzewski is well known as the coach of Duke Basketball: Winner of several national championships and selected for more NCAA tournaments than I can count. Coach K. is also head of the USA Olympic Basketball team. They’ve won several gold medals and are likely to win again. Coach K wrote a book about the […]

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Businessman Meets Jesus

by: Larry Davies | December 21, 2018

I run a good business, a cozy bed and breakfast in Bethlehem. I pay my taxes. I don’t cheat anyone. I have nothing to be ashamed of. So, why have I been upset and confused lately? It all started on a cold, dark night. We were packed with out-of-town customers. The mood was dark with […]

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Christmas Attack

by: Larry Davies | December 14, 2018

It was a cold, December night as Judy finished working the late shift. Although warned not to walk through the parking lot alone, she was in a hurry. Nearing the car, Judy felt rather than heard a presence rushing toward her. A rough hand grabbed her by the neck jerking back hard. Both feet left […]

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Christmas Tacky Lights

by: Larry Davies | December 5, 2018

For me, Christmas used to start with lights – lots of lights. What can I say? I grew up in Virginia Beach, home of the “Tacky Light” tour. At the beach we like to say: “Brighter lights on the outside mean brighter, happier families inside.” If true – our family has been deliriously happy! One […]

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Ten Books for Christmas – Part 2

by: Larry Davies | November 28, 2018

Here are the second five books of “Ten Books for Christmas.” I read a lot and love to recommend books to others. So, why not share? Here are my favorite books for Christmas and the new year approaching. They are not always religious but they are interesting. The list is in no particular order. With […]

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10 Books for Christmas

by: Larry Davies | November 23, 2018

“Ten Books for Christmas” has become an annual tradition. I read a lot and love to recommend books to others. So, why not share? Here are my favorite books for Christmas and the new year approaching. They are not always religious but they are interesting. The list is in no particular order. With each book […]

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Going Deeper on Thanksgiving

by: Larry Davies | November 16, 2018

Thanksgiving is one of the few holidays that hasn’t been overly commercialized yet, unless you count grocery stores. We eat. We visit family. We eat some more. We watch a football game. We eat again. But Thanksgiving Day was originally designed to give us a rare opportunity to slow down and be thankful. Whether for […]

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Elections, Church & Holy Communion

by: Larry Davies | November 10, 2018

As a teenager, Author Annie Dillard questioned the values and faith of her parents. Like most young people Annie wasn’t eager to spend Sunday mornings in church. Often, she was sitting in the front row of the balcony with her friends poking fun of the women in their fancy dresses and the men in their […]

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