October 11 – 15, 2021
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October 11 – 15, 2021

Click for a PDF version   Monday Matthew 25:34-40; Romans 10:12-15; Isaiah 6:8 This is “Missions Week” at Glenkirk Church, climaxing with Missions Sunday on October 17. Years ago, after a Glenkirk short-term mission trip to Africa and then one to Chinle’s Navajo reservation, I asked my wife to join me on a future trip...

October 4 – 8, 2021
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October 4 – 8, 2021

Click for a PDF version   Monday James 3:1 It is not an exaggeration to say that a great teacher can change a student’s life. There is an endless number of great teacher stories that attest to the benefits of a strong relationship between an educator and pupil. Teaching is a great responsibility and paradoxically...

September 27 – October 1, 2021
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September 27 – October 1, 2021

Click for a PDF version   Monday James 2:14-17; Luke 10:25-37 This week we are going to be focusing around a passage in James about faith and obedience. To explain true faith, James uses the following four different illustrations: the ill-clad and hungry brother or sister; the believing demons; Abraham, the friend of God; and...

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September 20 – 24, 2021
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September 20 – 24, 2021

Click for a PDF version   Monday James 2:1 Brothers and sisters in the church will show no partiality.  When he was a student, the famous Indian leader, Mahatma Gandhi, considered becoming a Christian. He read the Gospels and was moved by them. It seemed to him that Christianity offered a solution to the caste...

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September 13 – 17, 2021
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September 13 – 17, 2021

Click for a PDF version   Monday Genesis 4:5-7; Matthew 5:21-22 How can a person be anger free in an angry world? This week we’ll be seeking to answer this question and others. What are the causes and effects of anger? What is the cure and antidote to anger? What does anger have to do...

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September 6 – 10, 2021
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September 6 – 10, 2021

Click for a PDF version   Monday James 1:9-11; Ecclesiastes 5:10-12; Matthew 6:19-21, 19:23-26 Is wealth itself sinful? The Bible does not teach this. One of its most misquoted verses actually states, “The love of money is a root of all kinds of evils” (1 Timothy 6:10). Money is neutral biblically, but the love of...

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August 30 – September 3, 2021
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August 30 – September 3, 2021

Click for a PDF version   Monday James 1:1-8; John 7:1-5; Acts 1:12-14 Today’s devo kicks off Glenkirk’s teaching series in the book of James. This week’s theme: putting faith to work amidst suffering. Interestingly, though this son of Joseph and Mary of Nazareth eventually led Jerusalem’s fledgling Christian church, James was originally cynical regarding...

August 23 – 27, 2021
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August 23 – 27, 2021

Click for a PDF version   Monday John 1:1-7, 21-23; 4:34-38; 5:31-40 John the Baptist introduced the world to Jesus.  “There was a man sent from God whose name was John. He came as a witness concerning [Jesus] that light, so that through [John] all might believe.” (John 1:6-7) John the Baptist was like a...

August 16 – 20, 2021
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August 16 – 20, 2021

Click for a PDF version   Monday John 18:37-38 What is truth? When Jesus stood before Pilate, as recorded for us in John 18, He claimed to have come into the world to “testify to the truth” (v. 37). Pilate responded to this by asking a question that has resonated throughout the world ever since:...

August 9 – 13, 2021
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August 9 – 13, 2021

Click for a PDF verison   Monday John 1:1-4 Physical Life John 14:6 must be one of the best-known verses in John’s Gospel, where Jesus declares Himself to be “the way and the truth and the life.” In our devotions this week, we want to have a look at the LIFE that Jesus promises to...