Pastor Sam's Reflections

Destiny Remembered
September 24, 2014

Verse for Meditation: You guide me with your counsel, leading me to a glorious destiny. - Psalm 73:24

"In America, Christians pray for the burden of suffering to be lifted from their backs.  In the rest of the world, Christians pray for stronger backs so they can bear their suffering."  - Dave Dravecky

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Shackled in Rome
September 17, 2014

Verse for Meditation: When we got to Rome, Paul was allowed to live by himself, with a soldier to guard him. - Acts 28:16

With so many celebrities - and their fall - in the news, it is a good reminder that our heavenly Father judges our significance in very different ways.  Here is a devotion that reminds us of who we should emulate:

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The Road to Compromise
September 10, 2014

Verse for Meditation: Staying with it - that's what God requires.  Stay with it to the end.  You won't be sorry, and you'll be saved. - Matthew 24:13

Here's a devotion for those preparing for the English retreat - and for those who attended the Chinese retreat and Youth Camp:

Each of us can perhaps remember a time when our faith thrived.  Maybe we were ...

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