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Thursday after the Sixteenth Sunday after Trinity Sunday

Posted on September 23, 2021 by Pastor Dulas in Devotions
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Scripture: Hebrews 12:4-11 (NKJV)   12:4 You have not yet resisted to bloodshed, striving against sin. 5 And you have forgotten the exhortation which speaks to you as to sons:   “My son, do not despise the chastening of the Lord, nor be discouraged when you are rebuked by Him;   6 “For whom the…

Wednesday after the Sixteenth Sunday after Trinity Sunday

Posted on September 22, 2021 by Pastor Dulas in Devotions
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Scripture: Job 2:1-10 (NKJV)   2:1 Again there was a day when the sons of God came to present themselves before the Lord, and Satan came also among them to present himself before the Lord. 2 And the Lord said to Satan, “From where do you come?”   Satan answered the Lord and said, “From…

Festival of St. Matthew, Apostle and Evangelist

Posted on September 21, 2021 by Pastor Dulas in Devotions
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Scripture: Hebrews 10:35-39 (NKJV)   10:35 Therefore do not cast away your confidence, which has great reward. 36 For you have need of endurance, so that after you have done the will of God, you may receive the promise:   37 “For yet a little while, and He who is coming will come and will…

Monday after the Sixteenth Sunday after Trinity Sunday

Posted on September 20, 2021 by Pastor Dulas in Devotions
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Scripture: James 1:2-12 (NKJV)   1:2 My brethren, count it all joy when you fall into various trials, 3 knowing that the testing of your faith produces patience. 4 But let patience have its perfect work, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking nothing. 5 If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask…

Saturday after the Fifteenth Sunday after Trinity Sunday

Posted on September 18, 2021 by Pastor Dulas in Devotions
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Devotion   Some horribly misconstrue this text to mean that a person is never allowed to change his position in life once converted. They think becoming a believer while poor means you must stay poor; and if converted while rich, you must stay rich. Paul’s inspired words, however, are not demanding a continuance in a…

Friday after the Fifteenth Sunday after Trinity Sunday

Posted on September 17, 2021 by Pastor Dulas in Devotions
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Scripture: St. Luke 6:20-26 (NKJV)   6:20 Then He lifted up His eyes toward His disciples, and said:   “Blessed are you poor, for yours is the kingdom of God.   21 “Blessed are you who hunger now, for you shall be filled. Blessed are you who weep now, for you shall laugh.   22…

Thursday after the Fifteenth Sunday after Trinity Sunday

Posted on September 16, 2021 by Pastor Dulas in Devotions
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Scripture: 2 Thessalonians 3:6-13 (NKJV)   3:6 But we command you, brethren, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that you withdraw from every brother who walks disorderly and not according to the tradition which he received from us. 7 For you yourselves know how you ought to follow us, for we were not…

Wednesday after the Fifteenth Sunday after Trinity Sunday

Posted on September 15, 2021 by Pastor Dulas in Devotions
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Scripture: St. Matthew 6:9-14 (NKJV)   6:9 In this manner, therefore, pray:   Our Father in heaven, hallowed be Your name.   10 Your kingdom come. Your will be done on earth as it is in heaven.   11 Give us this day our daily bread.   12 And forgive us our debts, as we…

Tuesday after the Fifteenth Sunday after Trinity Sunday

Posted on September 14, 2021 by Pastor Dulas in Devotions
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Scripture: St. Luke 10:38-42 (NKJV)   10:38 Now it happened as they went that He entered a certain village; and a certain woman named Martha welcomed Him into her house. 39 And she had a sister called Mary, who also sat at Jesus’ feet and heard His word. 40 But Martha was distracted with much…

Monday after the Fifteenth Sunday after Trinity Sunday

Posted on September 13, 2021 by Pastor Dulas in Devotions
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Scripture: Deuteronomy 4:4-7 (NKJV)   4:4 But you who held fast to the Lord your God are alive today, every one of you.   5 “Surely I have taught you statutes and judgments, just as the Lord my God commanded me, that you should act according to them in the land which you go to…