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Prayer

Heavenly Father, I pray for the healing of nations, because this world can't go on hating and killing, waring, religious hatered, political prejudices toward party's and its President when all are suppose to be for their constituency's , rather the rich is too the left governing policies. Lord I plead, knowing that in Your Word those thing are to come to past in prophecy. For the unbeliever I pray for your souls to be saved before it is too late. In Jesus name I pray for the world. Amen. - Rev. Lynwood F. Mundy

Fresh Start Devotionals

Easter And the son cried out, “Eli, Eli, lama sabachthani? that is to say, My God, my God, why hast thou forsaken me?” (Matthew 27:46 KJV) Beneath the cross, His mother watched through her tears as her Son yelled in agony. Next to her was the disciple whom Jesus loved—his cousin John. He saw it all. The Roman guards who beat Him and nailed Him to the cross were watching. The crowds who called for his blood watched with morbid curiosity, but not His heavenly Father. He turned His back on Jesus as he shook from sin’s death blow. Joseph of Arimathaea took his limp, blood stained body from the cross and placed him in his tomb. They sealed the tomb with a stone and posted Roman guards to protect his remains with their own lives if necessary. The crowd dissipated. The night fell; the Sabbath came and Jesus was dead. It was a bleak moment. Hopeless? Despondent? Confused? But we know the end of the story, don’t we? Jesus burst through death, holding the keys to death and hell in His nai…

Amazing Grace : 366 Inspiring Hymn Stories for Daily Devotions

January 20 DEAR LORD AND FATHER OF MANKIND John Greenleaf Whittier, 1807–1892 In repentance and rest is your salvation, in quietness and trust is your strength. (Isaiah 30:15) So often in our modern lives we attack our problems with frantic and hurried activity, creating unnecessary stress for ourselves. We easily forget that our heavenly Father can assist us in meeting our daily challenges with serenity and calm assurance. We need the quiet confidence in God and a peaceful resting in His eternal love that is reflected in this beautiful text by John Greenleaf Whittier, “America’s beloved Quaker poet.” Whittier’s poetic lines remind us of this so clearly, admonishing us to listen carefully for God’s “still small voice of calm” in the midst of all of life’s turbulence. Whittier was a good example of quiet godly life in his speech, dress, and writings. It has been said that he “left upon our literature the stamp of genius and upon our religion the touch of sanity.” “A good hymn is th…