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Whether you are having a good day, a tough day, or are somewhere in-between, daily we need truth and the hope of Christ. Eastminster desires to share the hope of Christ with you through daily devotionals where devotions make Christ and the Bible relevant to your everyday life.

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Coincidental Stories

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Scripture: “Above all, maintain constant love for one another, for love covers a multitude of sins. Be hospitable to one another without complaining. Like good stewards of the manifold grace of God, serve one another with whatever gift each of you has received.” – 1 Peter 4: 8-10   Recently, I read a sentence that […]

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Jump (Don’t Step) out of Your Comfort Zone

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Scripture:  “…Having loved His own who were in the world, He now showed them the full extent of His love.… When He had finished washing their feet, He put on His clothes and returned to His place. ‘Do you understand what I have done for you?’ He asked them. ‘You call me “Teacher” and “Lord” […]

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The Beautiful Gate

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Scripture:  “One day Peter and John were going up to the temple at the hour of prayer, at three o’clock in the afternoon. And a man lame from birth was being carried in. People would lay him daily at the gate of the temple called the Beautiful Gate so that he could ask for alms […]

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Can You Hear My Plea?

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Scripture: “Lord, I call upon You, come to my aid quickly; listen to me when I call.” – Psalm 141: 1 (Oxford Study Bible) Morning, God. Today I want to apologize to You for my response to a very awkward situation that I found myself in a couple of weeks ago. Unfortunately, I was having […]

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Mission Possible – If You Choose to Accept It

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Scripture: “Know that the LORD is GOD.  It is He who made us, and we are His; we are His people, the sheep of His pasture.” – Psalm 100:3   Recently, I was challenged with whether we should involve God in the small and mundane things. For instance, during our prayer time, should we ask […]

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Unseemly Dereliction

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Scripture: “My God, my God, why have You forsaken me? Why are You so far from helping me, from the words of my groaning? O my God, I cry by day, but You do not answer; and by night, but find no rest.” – Psalm 22: 1-2   I have a confession to make. I really […]

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Thankful Every Day!

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Scripture: “This is the day the Lord has made, let us rejoice and be glad in it.” – Psalm 118:24   This was one of my mother’s favorite scriptures. Upon her passing, I inherited her Bible. This passage is underlined, highlighted, circled, and with a handwritten reminder in the margin, “SAY THIS EVERY DAY!”     […]

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On the Other Side of Pain

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Scripture: “O Lord, do not rebuke me in Your anger, or discipline me in Your wrath. Be gracious to me, O Lord, for I am languishing; O Lord, heal me, for my bones are shaking with terror. My soul also is struck with terror, while You, O Lord—how long? Turn, O Lord, save my life; […]

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The Power of Lament in Community

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Scripture: “Be gracious to me, O Lord, for I am languishing; O Lord, heal me, for my bones are shaking with terror…. I am weary with my moaning; every night I flood my bed with tears; I drench my couch with my weeping. My eyes waste away because of grief;   they grow weak because of […]

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The Greatness of God

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Scripture: “In Him our hearts rejoice, for we trust in His holy name.” – Psalm 33:21   As you begin your day, I encourage you to read Psalm 33. Psalm 33 is a hymn of praise to God for who he is and what he does. In Psalm 33, you will see the greatness of […]

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