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Missionary Derek gives his insights to particular Biblical topics that he comes across during church service, Bible devotions, Biblical studies, interacting with people, or whatever means. These insights are provided as an invitation for open discussion between fellow Christians. God bless.

Am I Ugly?

AM I UGLY? During a recent sermon, the pastor made the comment, “…from the ugliest to the most beautiful.” It prompted me to share with you something that has helped me tremendously in my spiritual walk and daily struggles – Ugliness. Sure,

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Pipe or Branch

In John 15:5, Jesus says, “I am the vine; you are the branches. If you remain in me and I in you, you will bear much fruit; apart from me you can do nothing.” While doing my morning devotional the

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Recognizing the Enemy

In Church this past Sunday, the pastor read from 2 Corinthians 10:3-6 New International Version (NIV): 3 For though we live in the world, we do not wage war as the world does. 4 The weapons we fight with are not the weapons of

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Gift of God

While doing my daily reading (Romans 6:23), I came across the phrase, “gift of God”. This phrase is seen several times in the Bible, and as I pondered, it occurred to me that we seem to treat a “gift of

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