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Note: This message was originally presented on Sunday, April 5, 2020 at the First Reformed Church in Orange City, Iowa. A video of the teaching is embedded at the bottom of the page. Good morning,…

For the vast majority of you, opening this devotion came at the courtesy of your right hand. Some of you clicked a mouse. Many touched a screen. A few swiped a trackpad. But almost all…

Here are four images. Based only on the living things in each image, what do you know about their climates? You can tell a good deal about a location by what’s growing there. Each place…

Sunday, October 21: With the conclusion of the Gloria Patri, Parkview Community Church members take their seats to hear the morning’s congregational announcements: Dotty Ridnour’s hip replacement went well, tickets remain for the bus outing…

And many scoffers will say: “Where is this ‘coming’ he promised? Ever since our ancestors died, everything goes on as it has since the beginning of creation.”  2 Peter 3:4 How long is Advent? As the…

But the lawyer wanted to justify himself, so he asked Jesus, “And who is my neighbor?” Luke 10:29 Please won’t you be my neighbor? For more than three decade, Fred Rogers began his show by singing…

“Can you bind the chains of the Pleiades? Can you loosen Orion’s belt? Can you bring forth the constellations in their seasons or lead out the Bear with its cubs? Do you know the laws…

“Lord, if it’s you,” Peter replied, “tell me to come to you on the water.”  “Come,” Jesus said. Then Peter got down out of the boat, walked on the water, and came toward Jesus. Matthew…

But the Lord said to Jonah… “Should I not have concern for the great city of Nineveh, in which there are more than a hundred and twenty thousand people who cannot tell their right hand…