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The Prince Of Darkness, Part 2
with Jeff Johnson from 'Sound Doctrine'

As we continue our study called "The Prince Of Darkness," Pastor Jeff warns us not to take evil lightly.  Satan tries to sneak his way in by pretending to be innocent, but we must be vigilant against evil.  Satan seeks to put us in bondage, but God's Word is our surest defense!   (click here to read more)

Leadership Authority For God's Family
with Gil Rugh from 'Sound Words'

Authority for leading God's family comes from the authority of God's Word. God has clearly spoken regarding His intention for the organization and leadership for His church. Elders plural and church singular is the pattern established by God. Men have the responsibility to provide the overall leadership…   (click here to read more)

The Great War
with Stuart, Jill & Pete Briscoe from 'Telling the Truth'

Daniel's final visionary experience revealed to him something of the intensity of the spiritual conflict behind world events. But it also reminded him of the awesome power of the heavenly forces and the certainty of God's ultimate triumph. He wins "the great war." Based on Daniel 10 & 11, this is…   (click here to read more)

Daniel 6:1-23
with Dr. J. Vernon McGee from 'Thru the Bible'

Thru the Bible takes listeners through the entire Bible in just five years, threading back and forth between the Old and New Testaments. You can begin the study at any time. When we've concluded Revelation, we'll start over again in Genesis, so if you're with us for five years you won't miss any part…   (click here to read more)

Today's Articles  from  StudyLight and LiveAsIf

The Cross
'Chip Shots from the Ruff of Life' from Tom Kelley

At the World Golf Village in St. Augustine, Florida, is a replica of one of the most famous bridges in the world. It is not a model made to scale. No, this is the full sized copy of the real deal. It would actually fit inside many folks homes. It is a simple stone bridge made to span the Swilcun Burn on the Old Course…(continue reading article)

Proud to be an Eta
'The Way' from Kevin Pauley

  "If the world hates you, understand that it hated Me before it hated you. If you were of the world, the world would love you as its own. However, because you are not of the world, but I have chosen you out of it, the world hates you. Remember the word I spoke to you: 'A slave is not greater than his…(continue reading article)

Two Graces (1-14-11)
'Today's Little Lift' from Jim Bullington

Who needs help? The plain fact is: We all do! That was the principle behind God’s creation of woman, i.e. to be a helper suitable for man. As much as we might like to believe and/or have others believe to the contrary, no one is entirely sufficient in and of himself or herself. The strongest man and the strongest…(continue reading article)

Additional Articles

•  MENO* - 2014-04-20
•  ‘êzer - 2014-11-22
•  The Peshitta - 2014-04-18
•  Is Gad Jacob's son, a troop, fortune or a pagan deity? - 2007-03-08
•  Thanksgiving, 2014 - 'Winging It
•  Loved – Loosed – And Lifted - Word from Scotland

Additional Articles

•  God Inhabits The Ordinary - 'Christ in You...'
•  The Applause - Find the Call
•  That Time of Year - Inspiration For You
•  Bible and Quote November 10-14, 2014 - Bible verse and quote
•  Commitment;Confidence in the Lord - God's Words For US
•   “…the truth will set you free.” - Point of Reference
Daily Refractions
Daily Wisdom
Proverbs 20:28 - Loyalty and truth preserve the king, And he upholds his throne by righteousness.
Words to Ponder
It seems God is limited by our prayer life - that He can do nothing for humanity unless someone asks Him. - John Wesley
Daily Dose
Daily Devotionals  for  November 27

Oswald Chambers' "My Utmost for His Highest"
The Consecration Of Spiritual Energy

If I brood on the Cross of Christ, I do not become a subjective pietist, interested in my own whiteness; I become dominantly concentrated on Jesus Christ's interests. Our Lord was not a recluse nor an ascetic, He did not cut Himself off from society, but He was inwardly disconnected all the time. He was not aloof, but He…… — (click here to read more)

Charles Spurgeon's "Morning & Evening"
Morning and Evening for February 4

"The love of the Lord." - Hosea 3:1 Believer, look back through all thine experience, and think of the way whereby the Lord thy God has led thee in the wilderness, and how he hath fed and clothed thee every day-how he hath borne with thine ill manners-how he hath put up with all thy murmurings, and all thy…… — (click here to read more)

Daily Light on the Daily Path
Morning / Evening Devotional — November 27

The glory which thou gavest me I have given them. I saw ... the Lord sitting upon a throne, high and lifted up, and his train filled the temple. Above it stood the seraphims. And one cried unto another, and said, Holy, holy, holy, is the LORD of hosts; the whole earth is full of his glory. — These things said Esaias, when he saw his glory, and spake… — (click here to read more)

Charles Spurgeon's "Faith's Checkbook"
Rest in All Thy Goings

"And He said, My presence shall go with thee, and I will give thee rest."   Exodus 33:14 Precious promise! LORD, enable me to appropriate it as all my own. We must go at certain times from our abode, for here we have no continuing city. It often happens that when we feel most at home in a place, we are suddenly called away from it. Here is the… — (click here to read more)

Voice of the Lord
Devotional for 'Kislev 05'

Being the runt of my neighborhood, I quickly had to learn how to survive and resist peer pressure. One day, the older kids concocted a test of courage for us younger boys. They challenged us to jump from the window of an old abandoned British military barrack in Camp Allenby. We all jumped successfully from the first floor onto a bed of sand. No one was… — (click here to read more)

Chip Shots from the Ruff of Life
Just a Sneeze

Sneezing. No, you're not seeing things. That's the word. Sneezing. I was told one time that it is physically impossible to sneeze with your eyes open. Guess what? I don't want to try. The thought of all that pressure and then having my eyes open when it gets cut loose; well, I just don't want…… — (click here to read more)

'Every Day Light' with Selwyn Hughes
"I Have Jesus Christ"

The Incarnation, we are saying, is one of the chief distinctives of the Christian faith. But there are some within the Church today who cast doubt on this and many other aspects of Christianity. The Christian faith is being attacked not only from the outside but also from within. The source of these attacks can be traced…… — (click here to read more)

"Today's Word" with Skip Moen

Marveled - The Greek verb here is thaumazo. It means, "to be astonished, to marvel, to be amazed". My suggestion is that we should see this word in the strongest sense. His disciples return to find Jesus conversing with a woman alone. This was an unspeakable breach of social protocol. Furthermore, she was…… — (click here to read more)

Morning and Evening with A.W. Tozer
Morning / Evening Devotional — November 27

Certain cultures have stressed memorization to a point where education consists largely in learning by rote a few of the classics. . . . About this two things may be said: One, that great skill in memorizing is found almost exclusively among peoples where books are scarce and where a certain limited few important classics are about all the reading… … — (click here to read more)

The Believer's Daily Remembrancer
The day shall declare it. - 1 Corinthians 3:13

The day shall declare it. - 1 Corinthians 3:13

The day referred to is the day when the Lord Jesus shall be revealed from heaven in flaming fire, when the dead shall be raised, and the judgment commence.

Oh, what a day will that be! Then every covering shall be removed; and every secret exposed. It will be a revealing day, a convincing…

… — (click here to read more)

Christian Headlines  from  The Christian Post

Born-Again Christian, 'Creed' Frontman Scott Stapp Says He Is 'Penniless,' 'Homeless;' Wife Alleges He Is on Drugs Again

Scott Stapp, born-again Christian and former frontman of the popular '90s rock band "Creed," who recently opened up about his past drug and alcohol addiction, has shot down media reports alleging that he has fallen off the wagon as lies and slander and is seeking a "good and honest" lawyer to help him clear his name.

Houston Pastor Reportedly Refused to Host Funeral for 93-Y-O Member Because She Didn't Tithe Enough

The pastor of a Houston, Texas, church reportedly refused to host the funeral of a 93-year-old woman who had been a member of his congregation for 50 years because she was not current with her tithing to the church.

Adrian Peterson Getting Support From Minneapolis Church Community

Adrian Peterson seems to have the support of many in the Minnesota black church community who are speaking out for the NFL star who is appealing an NFL ruling against him.

'Exodus: Gods and Men' Exclusive Clip: Christian Bale Tackles Role of Moses with Intensity

Ridley Scott's latest film "Exodus: Gods and Men" starring Christian Bale is headed to theaters on Dec. 12, but an exclusive clip offers an early look at the pivotal role of Moses on Wednesday.

Escaped Yazidi Refugees: ISIS Cut Throats of Babies; Killed Over 100 Kids in One Yazidi Village

A number of Yazidi refugees now living in various refugee camps across Iraq have detailed, in recent interviews with The Daily Mail, how their family members were lost at the hands of the Islamic State while trekking across Northern Iraq in search of the safety and peace found in Kurdish-protected refugee centers.

Thanksgiving: 4 Ways to Stuff Competing Interests and Focus on True Meaning

Thanksgiving faces an unprecedented amount of competition. Early signs of this appear as Halloween and Christmas are simultaneously advertised in September, making Thanksgiving seem like merely a traditional transition into the holiday season.

Lifeway Study: Almost a Quarter of American Families Have Turned to Church Food Pantries for Help

A September Lifeway Research survey reveals that nearly a quarter of Americans have received food from a church-run food pantry. Minorities and churchgoers commonly benefit from church pantries, according to the survey.

Gospel Singer Kirk Franklin Calls on Men to Mentor Youth in Ferguson and Every Community in the US

Reflecting on the growing racial tensions in Ferguson, Missouri, Grammy Award-winning gospel artist Kirk Franklin took to Twitter to call on men to mentor troubled youth.

'Jurassic World' Trailer Already Receives Criticism From Scientists and Intellectuals

Universal Pictures has released the trailer for the new "sequel" to Steven Spielberg's original 1993 "Jurassic Park," "Jurassic World." This time around, the film will be directed by Colin Trevorrow and is scheduled to premiere on June 12 next year.

Tim Tebow, Jana Duggar Romantically Linked In New Reports?

Tim Tebow is being linked to popular Christian reality television stars the Duggar family, after new reports have surfaced that Jim Bob Duggar would like the athlete to date his daughter Jana.

The Sin of Ingratitude

Joey Adams told a joke that goes like this: Did you ever hear about the ungrateful lady at the beach who had a little child with her? She was too close to the water, and a big wave came in. By the time the water went back into the sea, she realized her son was missing.

'Wanted 2' a Possibility, Hints Producer Marc Platt

James McAvoy might probably be widely known by film audiences as the young Professor Charles Xavier in the X-Men films, which started with "X-Men: First Class" in 2011. Others, however, might better know him as Wesley in the 2008 action-thriller film "Wanted" which also starred Angelina Jolie and Morgan Freeman.

'Limbo' Makes its Way to Xbox One Early Adopters as Free Game on Dec. 1

Limbo, a 2D side-scroller game, has been discovered to be making its way to Xbox One early adopters on Dec. 1 next month. It was then confirmed by Microsoft that the game was indeed coming to Xbox One early adopters for free. Game keys have already been given out in celebration of the console's first anniversary.

Steam Fall Sale Ongoing, Up to 90 Percent Discount on Select Games

Steam is making ready for its Fall sale as its set to begin on November 26. PC gamers would want to ready themselves as a plethora of massively discounted games are making its way. Although Valve has not made any official announcements, an email from PayPal had encouraged customers to stock up on Steam Wallet Codes from the PayPal Digital Gift store.

'Dark Souls 2' Coming to PS4 and Xbox One With Three DLC Chapters, PS3 and Xbox 360 Users Get Patch v1.10

From Software's notoriously difficult "Dark Souls 2" game is coming to the Playstation 4 and Xbox One April next year as an enhanced version called "Dark Souls 2: Scholar of the First Sin." Alongside the re-release of the game for the next-gen consoles, three DLC chapters.

Thanksgiving Place to Be Set Up in Front of White House for Pastor Saeed Abedini

The Christian Defense Coalition and Church on the Hill have announced that they'll be setting up a Thanksgiving place for American pastor Saeed Abedini in front of the White House on Thanksgiving morning, reminding President Barack Obama about the imprisoned husband and father.

Telltale Games Reveals Release Date for 'Game of Thrones A Telltale Games Series,' Steam Pre-Purchase Comes With 10 Percent Discount

Telltale Games has given a release date for their new episodic adventure series game for the "Game of Thrones." The game was recently listed on Steam and was scheduled to come out December this year. The developers had only later confirmed that the game was to come out early next month.

Real Madrid on Brink of 15th Straight Win if They Beat FC Basel, Carlo Ancelotti Unconcerned With Record

Real Madrid head coach Carlo Ancelotti will be fielding their strongest team against FC Basel on Wednesday's Champions League Group B match. The team already qualifies for the last 16 but in order to take hold of the top spot, they only need to avoid a defeat of four goals or more.

Thanksgiving: Puritan or Pagan?

Thanksgiving is a "pagan" holiday? I thought I heard it all. As Christians, we've heard the arguments against Halloween, Christmas and Easter but Thanksgiving? Aren't we stretching these "forbidden" holidays a bit too far?

Giant Panda Has an Awesome Time Tumbling in the Snow at the Zoo

This giant panda, Da Mao, is one of the two giant panda's being held in the Toronto Zoo. There is not many places these giant pandas actually live and can be seen.

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Lectionary Calendar
Thursday, November 27th, 2014
the Week of Christ the King / Proper 29 / Ordinary 34
Today in Christian History
English Christian apologist C.S. Lewis wrote in a letter: 'Anxiety is not only a pain which we must ask God to assuage but also a weakness we must ask Him to pardon -- for He's told us to take no care for the morrow.'
Daily Reading Plan
Bible-in-a-Year — NIV
Jeremiah 49-50; Psalm 143; Galatians 2:
Concerning the Ammonites: This is what the says: “Has Israel no sons? Has Israel no heir? Why then has Molektaken possession of Gad? Why do his people live in its towns?But the days are coming,” declares the , “when I will sound the battle cry against Rabbah of the Ammonites; it will become a mound of ruins, and its surrounding villages will be set on fire. Then Israel will drive out those who drove her out,” says the .…
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