• Daily Devotions
    July 4, 2017-Something Beautiful

    By Gwen Smith— Today’s Truth  “…Jesus said to them, “Why are you bothering this woman? She has done a beautiful thing to me.” (Matthew 26:10, NIV) Friend to Friend  I am completely crazy about cool jewelry, so...

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  • June 30, 2017-Joy in the Triathlon

    By Arlene Pellicane— Today’s Truth  Do not grieve, for the joy of the Lord is your strength (Nehemiah 8:10, NIV). Friend to Friend  Oh friend, please don’t misunderstand. I didn’t participate in a triathlon. I watched it.   ...

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    May 26, 2017-Wilderness Prayers

    By Melissa Spoelstra— We hope you are enjoying the Girlfriends in God daily devotions.  We (Mary, Sharon, and Gwen) would like to introduce you to some of our special friends.  From time-to-time, the Friday devotions will be...

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    May 9, 2017-Resting in the Here-ness and Near-ness of God

    By Sharon Jaynes— Today’s Truth For I am convinced that neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons, neither the present nor the future, nor any powers, neither height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation,...

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    April 26, 2017-When You Feel God Has Called You to More Than You Can Handle

    By Sharon Jaynes─ Today’s Truth I can do all things through him who strengthens me. (Philippians 4:13 ESV) Friend to Friend In my last devotion, we looked at Moses’ encounter with God at the burning bush in...

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    April 18, 2017-When You Feel Like God is Hiding

    By Gwen Smith— Today’s Truth You will seek me and find me when you seek me with all your heart. (Jeremiah 29:13)  Friend to Friend “Preston!  We give up!  Come out from where you are hiding!”  My...

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  • May 2, 2016-Resting in the Here-ness and Near-ness of God

    By Sharon Jaynes− Today’s Truth For I am convinced that neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons, neither the present nor the future, nor any powers, neither height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation,...

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  • January 22, 2016-Be My Portion, Part 1

    By Gwen Smith− Today’s Truth “The Lord is my portion,” says my soul, “therefore I will hope in him.” (Lamentations 3:24, ESV) Friend to Friend I am a lot of things, but low maintenance is not necessarily...

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    Back to Bethel

    Originally Posted On: My Purpose Now By Sharon Ruff— Restlessness compelled me to ask, What am I doing? My heart longed to be in God’s presence. But I realized that I had fallen into that common deception...

    • Posted 8 years ago
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    My God Dog

    By Andrea Sharp – My dog Apollo is amazing! He is a black lab/shepherd mix, with a white mark on his chest in the shape of a cross.  Apollo is smart, obedient and loving.  He stays beside...

    • Posted 8 years ago
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    When God is Silent

    Have you ever had a time when you felt like you were in a spiritual black hole? I have. The pressure seemed unbearable. No sense of God‘s presence. No sense of anything going on around me. These...

    • Posted 9 years ago
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  • 12 Ways to Worship God

    By Tristen Fleming– Scripture to reflect upon for Truth Tuesday: John 4:23-24 (The Message) “Your worship must engage your spirit in the pursuit of truth. That’s the kind of people the Father is out looking for: those...

    • Posted 10 years ago
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