Five-Legged Dogs – A Devotional | Morning Manna

The following was originally written as part of a daily email devotional, which I wrote from 2000 – 2005. FIVE-LEGGED DOGS Friday, October 31, 2003 Then Jesus said to those Jews who believed Him, “If you abide in My word, you are My disciples indeed. And you shall know the truth, and the truth shall […]

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The Darndest Things – or – the wisdom of the child

“Kids say the darndest things.” You know it. I know it. We love it. Back when he was one of America’s most beloved and cherished comics, Bill Cosby demonstrated this fact in a TV series by that name (it ran 1998 – 2000). Art Linkletter ran the original “Kids Say the Darndest Things” as a segment […]

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Prayer: To Whom are you talking? – a Devotional | Morning Manna

Originally published in Morning Manna THURSDAY, MAY 11, 2000 Prayer: To Whom are you talking? “And when you pray, you shall not be like the hypocrites. For they love to pray standing in the synagogues and on the corners of the streets, that they may be seen by men. Assuredly, I say to you, they have […]

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Time Investment- A Devotional | Morning Manna

WEDNESDAY, MAY 10, 2000 TIME REDEMPTION “…redeeming the time, because the days are evil.” Eph. 5:16 Suppose you have a bank account into which your employer deposits $1,440 every day (that is $10,080/week). The only stipulation is that you must use every single penny every single day. You cannot leave any of the money in the […]

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Happiness according to King David – a Devotional | Morning Manna

MONDAY, MAY 8, 2000 (with updates on 5/2/2017) “HAPPINESS IS…” He shall be like a tree Planted by the rivers of water, That brings forth its fruit in its season, Whose leaf also shall not wither; And whatever he does shall prosper. Psa. 1:3 (NKJV) In this verse, David gives four distinct characteristics of the […]

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INVICTUS! Or, Self-Reliance is Overrated – A Devotional | Morning Manna

MONDAY, DECEMBER 11, 2000 SELF-RELIANCE IS OVERRATED I returned, and saw under the sun, that the race is not to the swift, nor the battle to the strong, neither yet bread to the wise, nor yet riches to men of understanding, nor yet favour to men of skill; but time and chance happeneth to them all. […]

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