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Welcome Home – 40 Day Fast Devotion #34

Faith, Prayer and a Woman Named Tabitha. David Breen – General Manager Training & Education Scripture Acts 9: 36-42 Insight Tabitha (Dorcas) who is a wonderful and generous woman gets ill and dies suddenly. She lives in a town called Joppa and has blessed many women who are widows. The believers in Jesus find out […]

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Welcome Home – 40 Day Fast Devotion #33

Jesus Continues to Heal Matt Destry – Communications Pastor Scripture Acts 9:34-35 “Aeneas,” Peter said to him, “Jesus Christ heals you. Get up and take care of your mat.” Immediately Aeneas got up. All those who lived in Lydda and Sharon saw him and turned to the Lord. Insight We now find ourselves well into […]

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Welcome Home – 40 Day Fast Devotional #32

When Peace Comes Matt Destry – Communications Pastor Scripture Acts 9:31 Then the church throughout Judea, Galilee and Samaria enjoyed a time of peace. It was strengthened; and encouraged by the Holy Spirit, it grew in numbers, living in the fear of the Lord. Insight Our journey through the book of Acts so far has […]

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Welcome Home – 40 Day Fast Devotion #31

The Power of Encouragement Matt Destry – Communications Pastor Scripture Acts 9:27 But Barnabas took him and brought him to the apostles. He told them how Saul on his journey had seen the Lord and that the Lord had spoken to him, and how in Damascus he had preached fearlessly in the name of Jesus. […]

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Welcome Home – 40 Day Fast Devotion #30

A Life Transformed Matt Destry – Communications Pastor Scripture Acts 9:21 All those who heard him were astonished and asked, “Isn’t he the man who raised havoc in Jerusalem among those who call on his name? And hasn’t he come here to take them as prisoners to the chief priests?” Insight Have you ever walked […]

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Welcome Home – 40 Day Fast Devotion #29

One Link in the Chain Matt Destry – Communications Pastor Scripture Acts 9:10-11 In Damascus there was a disciple named Ananias. The Lord called to him in a vision, “Ananias!” “Yes, Lord,” he answered. The Lord told him, “Go to the house of Judas on Straight Street and ask for a man from Tarsus named […]

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Welcome Home – 40 Day Fast Devotion #28

Leave Room for God     Matt Destry – Communications Pastor Scripture Acts 9:3-4 As he neared Damascus on his journey, suddenly a light from heaven flashed around him. He fell to the ground and heard a voice say to him, “Saul, Saul, why do you persecute me?” Insight With some of our friends and family, […]

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Welcome Home – 40 Day Fast Devotional #27

Obedience to the Spirit – Who Knows Where It Could Lead? David Breen – General Manager of Training, Discovery Community Care Scripture Acts Chapter 8 Insight Imagine if you were suddenly transported from where you are sitting or standing to the Capital city, say Canberra, or London, and there you found yourself in a room […]

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Welcome Home – 40 Day Fast Devotional #26

Starting Points Matt Destry – Communications Pastor Scripture Acts 8:35 Then Philip began with that very passage of Scripture and told him the good news about Jesus. Insight Steve wanted to run a marathon. So, after building up his fitness, he sat down to plot a route. He figured that the straightest and flatted path […]

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Welcome Home – 40 Day Fast Devotion #25

Obedience in the Small Things Matt Destry – Communications Pastor Scripture Acts 8:26, 29 Now an angel of the Lord said to Philip, “Go south to the road – the desert road – that goes from Jerusalem to Gaza.”… The Spirit told Philip, “Go to that chariot and stay near it.” Insight Hearing the voice […]

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Welcome Home – 40 Day Fast #24

The Primacy of the Heart Matt Destry – Communications Pastor Scripture Acts 8:21 “You have no part or share in this ministry, because your heart is not right before God.” Insight To build any kind of structure that lasts, we must begin with a sure and firm foundation. You cannot build even something as small […]

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Welcome Home – 40 Day Fast Devotion #23

New Lands Matt Destry – Communications Pastor Scripture Acts 8:5 Philip went down to a city in Samaria and proclaimed the Christ there. Insight When was the last time you went into another culture? Perhaps you traveled overseas, maybe you spent some time in a different part of our city. How did you feel in […]

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