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Prayer, Thought for Today

Heavenly Father, thank You for this mornings early rising and being in my right mind. Thank You for the faith that I have in You and for Your Son Jesus Christ for my salvation; thank You for the ladies on this Valentine's Day. You love them and so do I, but You love them more than me. Bless those that are secular letting them know that You love them also because You gave Your Son Jesus for them also for their salvation if they only believe, repent and accept Him as their Lord and Savior; then You will immediately input Your Holy Spirit in them and they will become Your ambassadors and children. Come this Valentine's Day all and show your love for Him. In Jesus' name I pray. Amen. - Rev. Lynwood F. Mundy

Fresh Start Devotionals

Sexual Fidelity Air Force Lt. Kelly Flings made headlines when she became the Nation’s first female B-52 bomber pilot. She later made the headlines again, but this time she was in trouble. She did not wreck her plane or sell military secrets to the enemy, she was in trouble because she had sex out of wedlock. She was facing a possible dishonorable discharge, loss of pay and a prison sentence for her crime. Flings read the writing on the wall and offered to resign her commission if the Air Force would give her an honorable discharge. They did not accept her offer. Instead, they gave her a general discharge. In the civilian world, we probably would not even bother gossiping about someone having an affair with a married man, but the military takes adultery very seriously, they consider it a crime. The military believes the immoral behavior is harmful to morale, order and discipline. When I was in high school, a friend of mine had a subscription to Playboy magazine paid for by his pare…

Amazing Grace : 366 Inspiring Hymn Stories for Daily Devotions

February 14 I LOVE THEE An American Folk Hymn taken from Ingall’s Christian Harmony, 1805 O love the Lord, all ye saints. (Psalm 31:23) Blest be Thy love, dear Lord, that taught us this sweet way, Only to love Thee for Thyself, and for that love obey. —J. Austin Secular songs of romantic expressions abound on this day. For the Christian, a hymn about love is also appropriate for Valentine’s Day, and no sweeter expression of one’s love for Christ can be found than these anonymous lines from an early American folk hymn. For the early Christians, February 14 was a special day. Tradition tells us that a man by the name of Valentine was a Christian doctor who went about doing good deeds wherever he could, in imitation of his Master. Valentine became a good friend and helper to the Christians, who were being persecuted by the cruel powers of the Roman Empire. It is believed that the good doctor was eventually imprisoned because of his loyalty to his fellow “followers of the Way.” Af…