Devotionals

Hurry Up And Wait // Day 26

Read: Psalm 27:11-14 Memory Verse: Psalm 27:14 Wait on the LORD: be of good courage, and he shall strengthen thine heart: wait, I say, on the LORD. Everyone in the military understands the phrase “hurry up and wait.” Hurry up to get somewhere and then sit around and...

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A Piece of Peace // Day 25

Read: Philippians 4:4-9 Memory Verse: Jeremiah 6:14 They have healed also the hurt of the daughter of my people slightly, saying, Peace, peace; when there is no peace. I like a piece of pie and I enjoy a big piece of cake, but I want more than a piece of peace. A...

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Peace of Mind // Day 24

Read: Isaiah 26:1-4 Memory Verse: Isaiah 26:3 Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace, whose mind is stayed on thee: because he trusteth in thee. Tim LaHaye wrote a book back in the ’80s titled “The Battle for the Mind”. In the book he talked about the battle between...

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Our Greatest Enemy // Day 23

Read: Galatians 5:16-26 Memory Verse: Galatians 5:17 For the flesh lusteth against the Spirit, and the Spirit against the flesh: and these are contrary the one to the other: so that ye cannot do the things that ye would. “We have met the enemy, and the enemy is us.”...

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Final Surrender // Day 22

Read: 1 Timothy 1:18-19 Memory Verse: I Timothy 1:18 This charge I commit unto thee, son Timothy, according to the prophecies which went before on thee, that thou by them mightest war a good warfare. The last Japanese soldier to formally surrender after the country's...

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Truce // Day 21

Read: Romans 5:1, 6-10 Memory Verse: Romans 5:8 But God commendeth his love toward us, in that, while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us. The Arizona Memorial is a testimony of a brutal, infamous attack by Japan on America on December 7, 1941. Japan was a bitter...

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Endure It All // Day 20

Read: Hebrews 10:32-39 Memory Verse: Ephesians 10:36 For ye have need of patience, that, after ye have done the will of God, ye might receive the promise. “Just keep swimming,” is a famous song from a childhood classic: Finding Nemo. It is Dory’s signature song, which...

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Respect // Day 19

Read: Hebrews 13:7, 17 Memory Verse: Hebrews 13:17 Obey them that have the rule over you, and submit yourselves: for they watch for your souls, as they that must give account, that they may do it with joy, and not with grief: for that is unprofitable for you. The one...

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Basic Training II // Day 18

Read: 2 Timothy 2:3-5 Memory Verse: 2 Timothy 2:3 Thou therefore endure hardness, as a good soldier of Jesus Christ. I will start this devotion by freely admitting that the Air Force basic training (at least back in my day) is not anywhere near as hard as the Marines...

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Basic Training // Day 17

Read: 2 Timothy 2:3-5 Memory Verse: 2 Corinthians 5:17 Therefore if any man be in Christ, he is a new creature: old things are passed away; behold, all things are become new. When I left for Air Force basic training in March of 1973 I was a skinny 17-year-old child...

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