Today's Devotions

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Showcase: Interesting Stories

  • Love Apart from God +

    (500) Days of Summer And so we know and rely on the love God has for us. God is love. Read More
  • Jon Acuff-Stuff Christians Like +

    #1043. Taking church off in the summer. Wait, what? No. That can't be true. Even typing those words should have Read More
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November 23 Devotional: CH Spurgeon

spurgeonAcquiring Perseverance

The Lord thy God will put out those nations before thee by little and little. (Deuteronomy 7:22)

We are not to expect to win victories for the Lord Jesus by a single blow. Evil principles and practices die hard. In some places it takes years of labor to drive out even one of the many vices which defile the inhabitants. We must carry on the war with all our might, even when favored with little manifest success.

Read more: November 23 Devotional: CH Spurgeon

Religion in America: Pew Survey

maps_of_world_usa_states_cityAccording to a recent survey  by the Pew Foundation, the religion  of choice for the United States is: 26% evangelical Protestant; 24% mainline Protestant, 24% Catholic; and 16% unaffiliated (atheist, agnostic, and nothing in particular). Others are given on the website. NC  is 41% evangelical Protestant, 21% mainline Protestant, and 13% black Protestant, with 12% unaffiliated.

Open the link below to find out the results for other states, courtesy of USA Today.

Christ, the Scholar, by Dr. RC Sproul

rc_sproulJesus starts teaching in the temple midway through the feast and the Jews are asking for His credentials much as we would ask for a Dr. to present his credentials. Jesus responds indicating His doctrine was not His invention, but that it came from another source. Dr. Sproul discusses what Jesus knew and did not know both as a baby and as an adult explaining about Christ's dual nature.

Reflections to Consider

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Audio & Video

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Hidden Blessings

  • PART 1 Prodigal Son Parable - Dr. Ken Bailey +

    Dr. Kenneth Bailey was a remarkable Christian teacher, Read More
  • The Prodigal Son-Parts 2-4 by Dr. Kenneth E. Bailey +

    These are the remaining parts of Dr. Bailey's discussion regarding Jesus' story of the Prodigal Son, and the links to Read More
  • Paul’s Word to Police: Protect the Weak (an excerpt) +

    Below is an excerpt of an article from Christianity Today, by Esau McCaulley, Read More
  • Easter: transforming how we relate to others +

    As we prepare for Easter, let’s prayerfully consider some questions regarding John 17. Read More
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