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November 2016

PWTE Daily Devotion

Hoping for Harmony

November 30, 2016

Relational redemption. You can listen to today’s devotion by clicking on this SoundCloud link.  We may hope for many things this advent season.  As we meet with family and friends, the potential for relational tensions arise. Perhaps many of us hope for relational healing. Through Christ and His Spirit we are increasingly being released from sin into love for each other. Sometimes however, harmony with one another seems impossible. Sin, selfish desires, and our own way of seeing things can impair our view…

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PWTE Daily Devotion

Waiting Oaks

 Waiting for the blessed Hope… You can listen to today’s devotion by clicking on this SoundCloud link. “while we wait for the blessed hope – the glorious appearing of our great God and Savior, Jesus Christ…” Titus 2:13 My niece Ellie took this great…

November 29, 2016
PWTE Daily Devotion

The Advent of our Hope

Hope lies in a little child. You can listen to today’s devotion by clicking on this SoundCloud link. In Tanzania we visited a Child Survival Project which ministers to mothers and their children age four and under. As we gathered in the church for…

November 28, 2016
PWTE Daily Devotion

The Kingdom Comes

(Today begins the season of Advent: This week we’ll focus on HOPE) Waiting in hope for Jesus to come. You can listen to today’s devotion by clicking on this SoundCloud link. “When they sprout leaves, you can see for yourselves and know that the…

November 27, 2016
PWTE Daily Devotion

Rejoice! Pray! Give Thanks!

Always You can listen to today’s devotion by clicking on this SoundCloud link. “Rejoice always; pray without ceasing;  in everything give thanks; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.”  1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 New American Standard Bible Sometimes I just don’t feel…

November 26, 2016
PWTE Daily Devotion

Happy Birthday!

A New Beginning You can listen to today’s devotion by clicking this SoundCloud link. “Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ!  In His great mercy He has given us new birth into a living hope through the resurrection of…

November 25, 2016
PWTE Daily Devotion

Giving thanks to?

Being thankful to the God who created us and loves us. You can listen to today’s devotion by clicking on this SoundCloud link. We walked up the dusty road to a small hut on the side of a hill. This 100 year old Maasai…

November 24, 2016
PWTE Daily Devotion

No Longer Slaves to Fear

Christ’s work of salvation frees us from fear-filled actions. You can listen to today’s devotion by clicking on this SoundCloud link.  “Behold, God is my salvation; I will trust, and will not be afraid; for the LORD GOD is my strength and my song,…

November 23, 2016
PWTE Daily Devotion

Daydreaming

I could get lost in this space. You can listen to today’s devotion by clicking on this SoundCloud link. As a boy I would ask myself… How high does this tree go? How high can I climb? Can I use that one branch to…

November 22, 2016
PWTE Daily Devotion

Wide Open!

Not Holding Anything Back from Praising God… You can listen to today’s devotion by clicking on this SoundCloud link. “Let everything that has breath praise the Lord.” Psalm 150:6 On the back east wall of the sanctuary at Trinity, there is a mighty rank of…

November 21, 2016
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