Monthly Archives: July 2013

7/31/2013 Dose

FOR WEDNESDAY        *TODAY’S SCRIPTURE READING:  Psalm 119:73-96   “If your instruction hadn’t sustained me with joy, I would have died in my misery.  I will never forget your commandments for by them you give me life.”  (Psalm 119:92-93; New Living Translation) … Continue reading

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7/30/2013 Dose

FOR TUESDAY        *TODAY’S SCRIPTURE READING:  Acts 16:6-15 A vision of a man from Macedonia came to Paul during the night.  He stood urging Paul, “Come over to Macedonia and help us!”  (Acts 16:9; Common English Bible) Serving God was quite … Continue reading

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7/29/2013 Dose

FOR MONDAY        *TODAY’S SCRIPTURE READING:  2 Samuel 2:1-11 After this, David asked the LORD, “Should I go to one of the cities of Judah?”  “Go,” the LORD answered him.  “Where should I go?” David asked.  “To Hebron,” the LORD replied.  … Continue reading

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7/27/2013 Dose

FOR SATURDAY        *TODAY’S SCRIPTURE READING:  Psalm 139  “You surround me – front and back.  You put your hand on me.  That kind of knowledge is too much for me; it’s so high above me that I can’t fathom it.” (Psalm … Continue reading

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7/26/2013 Dose

FOR FRIDAY        *TODAY’S SCRIPTURE READING:  1 Samuel 31:1-13  “But when all the people of Jabesh-gilead heard what the Philistines had done to Saul, the bravest of their men set out, traveled all night long, and took the bodies of Saul … Continue reading

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7/25/2013 Dose

FOR THURSDAY        *TODAY’S SCRIPTURE READING:  Mark 5:17 “Then they began to beg Jesus to leave their neighborhood.”  (Mark 5:17; New Revised Standard Version) My district superintendent used this verse as a devotional to start a discussion at a recent clergy … Continue reading

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7/24/2013 Dose

FOR WEDNESDAY        *TODAY’S SCRIPTURE READING:  1 Samuel 25:23-44  David said to Abigail, “Bless the LORD God of Israel, who sent you to meet me today!  And bless you and your good judgment for preventing me from shedding blood and taking … Continue reading

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7/23/2013 Dose

FOR TUESDAY        *TODAY’S SCRIPTURE READING:  Psalm 47 “Clap your hands, all you people!  Shout joyfully to God with a joyous shout!” (Psalm 47; Common English Bible) I’m not much of a clapper.  I’ve never understood the practice of clapping for … Continue reading

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7/22/2013 Dose

FOR MONDAY        *TODAY’S SCRIPTURE READING:  1 Samuel 24:1-22          But immediately David felt horrible that he had cut off a corner of Saul’s robe.  “The LORD forbid,” he told his men, “that I should do something like that to my … Continue reading

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7/20/2013 Dose

FOR SATURDAY        *TODAY’S SCRIPTURE READING:  1 Samuel 22:1-23 “Everyone who was in trouble, in debt, or in desperate circumstances gathered around David, and he became their leader.  Approximately four hundred men joined him.”  (1 Samuel 22:2; Common English Bible) I … Continue reading

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