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Police Devotion 10-16-2019

“But exhort one another daily, while it is called To day; lest any of you be hardened through the deceitfulness of sin.” (Hebrews 3:13) Sin does many things in people’s lives, all of them bad. For one, it deceives us. The devil calls our attention to sin’s pleasure while ignoring its consequences. He did that…

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The People is One

“And the LORD said, Behold, the people is one, and they have all one language; and this they begin to do: and now nothing will be restrained from them, which they have imagined to do.” – Genesis 11:6 Recently, while reading God’s Word, I was intrigued by the sequence of events surrounding the building of…

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Police Devotion 10-1-2019

“Let this mind be in you, which was also in Christ Jesus: Who, being in the form of God, thought it not robbery to be equal with God: But made himself of no reputation, and took upon him the form of a servant, and was made in the likeness of men: And being found in…

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Police Devotion 9-7-2019

“Be strong and of a good courage: for unto this people shalt thou divide for an inheritance the land, which I sware unto their fathers to give them. Only be thou strong and very courageous, that thou mayest observe to do according to all the law, which Moses my servant commanded thee: turn not from…

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Police Devotion 7-22-2019

“…the things which are seen are temporal; but the things which are not seen are eternal” (2 Corinthians 4:18). This passage tells of two realities: visible and invisible. Visible reality is temporary: “the things which are seen are temporal.” Invisible reality is eternal: “the things which are not seen are eternal.” First there’s reality we…

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Police Devotion 7-5-19

“And the apostles gathered themselves together unto Jesus, and told him all things, both what they had done, and what they had taught. And he said unto them, Come ye yourselves apart into a desert place, and rest a while: for there were many coming and going, and they had no leisure so much as…

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A Word to Shepherds

It’s amazing how God’s Word ministers to us in our daily lives. In my own personal Bible reading I currently find myself in the book of Ezekiel. This book can be a little difficult to navigate, but God has taught me things each day. Today was no different. As many of you are aware, in…

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Reflections on Christmas

This year I celebrate my sixty-first Christmas. As time has progressed, I can see that my attitude toward this special day has changed. I suppose that is natural for any person as he grows older—his perspective on things change. Allow me to reflect on the last sixty years of Christmas in my life. I grew…

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Police Devotion 12-23-2018

“And thou, child, shalt be called the prophet of the Highest: for thou shalt go before the face of the Lord to prepare his ways; To give knowledge of salvation unto his people by the remission of their sins,” (Luke 1:76-77) Luke 1:6-7 says that Zacharias and Elisabeth “were both righteous before God, walking in…

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The Sacrifice of Thanksgiving

“O LORD, truly I am thy servant; I am thy servant, and the son of thine handmaid: thou hast loosed my bonds. I will offer to thee the sacrifice of thanksgiving, and will call upon the name of the LORD. I will pay my vows unto the LORD now in the presence of all his…

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