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Welcome Home – 40 Day Fast Devotion #22

When It All Falls Apart Matt Destry – Communications Pastor Scripture Acts 8:3 But Saul began to destroy the church. Going from house to house, he dragged off men and women and put them in prison. Insight Have you ever felt like everything is against you? Like you just can’t catch a break? You know […]

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Welcome Home – 40 Day Fast Devotion #21

Trusting God with the Outcome Matt Destry – Communications Pastor Scripture Acts 7:60 Then he fell on his knees and cried out, “Lord, do not hold this sin against them.” Insight We join the Scripture today with the persecution and opposition to the new movement of Christianity in full swing. After the strategy to distribute […]

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Welcome Home – 40 Day Fast Devotion #20

Said the Branch to the Flower… David Breen – General Manager of Training, Discovery Community Care Scripture Acts 6:3 “Brothers, choose seven men from among you who are known to be full of the Spirit and wisdom. We will turn this responsibility over to them…” Insight Said the branch to the flower ‘I am not […]

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Welcome Home – 40 Day Fast Devotion #19

Unless the Lord Builds the House… Matt Destry – Communications Pastor   Scripture Acts 5:38-39   “Therefore, in the present case I advise you: Leave these men alone! Let them go! For if their purpose or activity is of human origin, it will fail. But if it is from God, you will not be able […]

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Welcome Home – 40 Day Fast devotion #18

Calling All Angels Matt Destry – Communications Pastor   Scripture Acts 5:19-20   But during the night an angel of the Lord opened the doors of the jail and brought them out. “Go, stand in the temple courts,” he said, “and tell the people the full message of this new life.”   Insight God will […]

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Welcome Home – 40 Day Fast Devotion #17

Momentum Matt Destry – Communications Pastor Scripture Acts 5:14   Nevertheless, more and more men and women believed in the Lord and were added to their number.   Insight There’s nothing like the feeling of being “on a roll”. If you’ve ever played sport, you’d recognise the times when things ‘come easier’ to you, you […]

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Welcome Home – 40 Day Fast Devotion #16

Power in Prayer Matt Destry – Communications Pastor   Scripture Acts 4:31 After they prayed, the place where they were meeting was shaken. And they were all filled with the Holy Spirit and spoke the word of God boldly.    Insight A boy was walking along a pier. At the end of the pier sat […]

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Welcome Home – 40 Day Fast Devotion #15

Priority in Prayer Matt Destry – Communications Pastor Scripture Acts 4:29 “Now, Lord, consider their threats and enable your servants to speak your word with great boldness” Insight An Olympic shooter had progressed through the preliminary rounds and found himself shooting for the gold medal. All he had to do to win gold was get […]

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Welcome Home – 40 Day Fast Devotion #14

Purpose in Prayer Matt Destry – Communications Pastor Acts 4:24 Scripture When they heard this, they raised their voices together in prayer to God. Insight Oftentimes, when we feel wrongly accused or mistreated, our first response is to defend ourselves and what we think ‘really happened’. After all, we know the truth and we heard […]

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Welcome Home – 40 Day Fast Devotion #13

The Power of Experience Matt Destry – Communications Pastor Scripture Acts 4:20 “We cannot help speaking about what we have seen or heard.” Insight No one can take away your story. Your lived experience, good or bad, is something that is yours alone. No one can take it from you. When I experienced the grace […]

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Welcome Home – 40 Day Fast Devotion #12

The Cross Comes Before the Crown Matt Destry – Communications Pastor Scripture Acts 4:3 They seized Peter and John, and because it was evening, they put then in jail until the next day. But many who heard the message believed, and the number of men grew to about five thousand. Insight There is a Mexican […]

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Welcome Home – 40 Day Fast Devotion #11

Waterfall   Scripture Acts 3:19   “Repent, then, and turn to God, so that your sins may be wiped out, that times of refreshing may come from the Lord…”   Insight The seasons of life sometimes leave us feeling tired, wounded or indifferent. Difficult situations and challenges take their toll on our being, don’t they? […]

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