Author: LIFE Runners

14 Aug 2010 LIFE Runners (4 wks to go!)

SIOUX FALLS Half/Full MARATHON for ProLife (12 Sep)* Mission: God first, Protect the Unborn (& parents), Encourage, Health* Team (14): Jason/Deanna Peters, Rich/Erica Reich, Pat/Angi Castle, Brenda Ferrie, Becky Gregory, Rob Rysavy, Scott Casmer, John Shannon, Deborah Bertsch, Ardis Moeller, Dale Sundermann* Marathons for ProLife...

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12 Aug Matthew 18:33 (Forgiveness)

Welcome God today with this LIFE Group Devotion (archive, Facebook).Should you not have had pity on your fellow servant, as I had pity on you? Matthew 18:33 (full readings)Rich's thoughts: We can only obtain the forgiveness of sins which God offers us if we receive...

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10 Aug 2 Cor 9:6-7 (cheers!)

Welcome God today with this LIFE Group Devotion (archive, Facebook).Whoever sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and whoever sows bountifully will also reap bountifully...

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07 Aug 2010 LIFE Runners Team (5 weeks to go!)

SIOUX FALLS Half/Full MARATHON for ProLife (12 Sep)* Mission: God first, Protect the Unborn (& parents), Encourage, Health* Team (13): Jason/Deanna Peters, Rich/Erica Reich, Pat/Angi Castle, Brenda Ferrie, Becky Gregory, Rob Rysavy, Scott Casmer, John Shannon, Deborah Bertsch, Ardis Moeller* Race Registration, Marathons for ProLife...

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05 Aug Jeremiah 31:33 (Written Upon Our Hearts)

Welcome God today with this LIFE Group Devotion (archive, Facebook).I will place my law within them, and write it upon their hearts; I will be their God, and they shall be my people. (full readings)Rich's thoughts: If you know of anyone who is doubting the...

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03 Aug Matthew 14:23 (Prayer Power!)

Welcome God today with this LIFE Group Devotion (archive, Facebook).[Jesus] went up on the mountain by himself to pray. Matthew 14:23 (full readings)Pat nuggets: * Regarding today's verse, take note that Jesus modeled the importance of finding some alone time for prayer. Why pray alone?...

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31 Jul 2010 LIFE Runners Team (only 6 wks to go!)‏

SIOUX FALLS Half/Full MARATHON for ProLife (12 Sep)* Mission: God first, Protect the Unborn (& parents), Encourage, Health* Team (12): Jason/Deanna Peters, Rich/Erica Reich, Pat/Angi Castle, Brenda Ferrie, Becky Gregory, Rob Rysavy, Scott Casmer, John Shannon, Deborah Bertsch* Marathons for ProLife Facebook page------------------------------------LIFE Runners -We...

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29 Jul Jeremiah 18:6 (Mold Me Lord)

Welcome God today with this LIFE Group Devotion (archive, Facebook).Can I not do to you, house of Israel, as this potter has done? says the Lord. Indeed, like clay in the hand of the potter, so are you in my hand, house of Israel. Jeremiah...

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27 Jul Jeremiah 14:20 (“Saved to Life”)

Welcome God today with this LIFE Group Devotion (archive, Facebook).We recognize, O LORD, our wickedness,the guilt of our fathers; that we have sinned against you. Jeremiah 14:20 (full readings)Pat nuggets:* Regarding today's verse, how about the wickedness of allowing legal access to murdering children (abortion)...

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22 Jul John 20:14 (Recognizing Jesus)

Welcome God today with this LIFE Group Devotion (archive, Facebook).When she had said this, she turned around and saw Jesus there, but did not know it was Jesus. John 20:14 (full readings)Rich's thoughts: Today's verse made me think about the NEWWORLDSON lyrics for the song,...

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22 Jul 2010 LIFE Runners Team (~7 wks to go!)

SIOUX FALLS MARATHON for ProLife (Sun, 12 Sep 2010)* Team mission: God first, Protect the Unborn (& parents), Encouragement, Health* Full (4): Jason Peters, Rich Reich, Pat Castle, Rob Rysavy* Half (8): Deanna Peters, Brenda Ferrie, Angi Castle, Erica Reich, Scott Casmer, Becky Gregory, John...

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20 Jul Mt 12:50 (“Mother of Life”)

Welcome God today with this LIFE Group Devotion (archive, Facebook).For whoever does the will of my heavenly Father is my brother, and sister, and mother. Mt 12:50 (full readings)Pat nuggets: * Regarding today's verse, Christ makes it clear that Spiritual relationship trumps blood relationship. *...

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15 Jul Matthew 11:29 (learn from Me)

Welcome God today with this LIFE Group Devotion (archive, Facebook).Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am meek and humble of heart; and you will find rest for yourselves. Matthew 11:29 (full readings)Rich's thoughts: In 2007, I sponsored my friend Justin...

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13 Jul Matt 11:20 (mighty deeds!)

Welcome God today with this LIFE Group Devotion (archive, Facebook).Jesus began to reproach the towns where most of his mighty deeds had been done, since they had not repented. Matt 11:20 (full readings)Pat's nuggets: * Regarding today's verse, reproach means to "address someone in such...

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10 Jul 2010 LIFE Runners Team (9 wks to go!)

SIOUX FALLS HALF/FULL MARATHON for ProLife (Sun, 12 Sep 2010)* Team mission: God first, Defend the Unborn, Encouragement, Health* Full: Jason Peters, Rich Reich, Pat Castle, Rob Rysavy* Half: Deanna Peters, Brenda Ferrie, Angi Castle, Erica Reich, Jolene Stillings, Scott Casmer, Becky Gregory, John Shannon------------------------------------Hi,...

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08 Jul Matt 10:14 (dust off your shoes?)

Welcome God today with this LIFE Group Devotion (archive, Facebook)..Whoever will not receive you or listen to your words go outside that house or town and shake the dust from your feet. Matt 10:14 (full readings)Pat's nuggets: Today's verse caught my attention because the Gospel...

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06 Jul Matthew 9:37 (evangelism)

Welcome God today with this LIFE Group devotion (archive, Facebook). The harvest is abundant but the laborers are few. Matthew 9:37 (full readings)Rich's thoughts: A major problem with evangelism today is a lack of motivation. What motivated Jesus to save others? What motivated Mother Teresa...

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01 Jul Matthew 9:2 (paralyzing sin)

Welcome God today with this LIFE Group devotion (archive, Facebook). Prove yourselves doers of the Word, and not merely hearers. James 1:22Courage, child, your sins are forgiven. Matthew 9:2 (full readings)Rich's thoughts: In the Gospel reading today, Jesus healed a paralytic. Not only did he...

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29 Jun 2 Tim 4:7-8 (finish the race!)

Welcome God today with this LIFE Group devotion (archive, Facebook). Prove yourselves doers of the Word, and not merely hearers. James 1:22I have finished the race; I have kept the faith. From now on the crown of righteousness awaits me, which the Lord, the just...

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24 Jun Isaiah 49:4 (live simply)

Welcome God today with this Living In Faith Exchange (LIFE) Group devotion (archive, Facebook). Prove yourselves doers of the Word, and not merely hearers. James 1:22Though I thought I had toiled in vain, and for nothing, uselessly, spent my strength, Yet my reward is with...

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22 Jun 2 Kings 19:15 (The Shepherd of the Hills)

Welcome God today with this Living In Faith Exchange (LIFE) Group devotion (archive, Facebook). Prove yourselves doers of the Word, and not merely hearers. James 1:22You alone are God over all the kingdoms of the earth. You have made the heavens and the earth. 2...

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17 Jun Matthew 6:8 (Prayer)

Welcome God today with this Living In Faith Exchange (LIFE) Group devotion (archive). Prove yourselves doers of the Word, and not merely hearers. James 1:22Your Father knows what you need before you ask him. Matthew 6:8 (full readings)Rich's comments: I take great comfort in today's...

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15 Jun Matt 5:44-45 (Reach Out!)

Welcome God today with this Living In Faith Exchange (LIFE) Group devotion (archive). Prove yourselves doers of the Word, and not merely hearers. James 1:22But I say to you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you, that you may be children of...

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10 Jun Matthew 5:23-24 (Reconciliation)

Welcome God today with this Living In Faith Exchange (LIFE) Group devotion (archive). Prove yourselves doers of the Word, and not merely hearers. James 1:22Therefore, if you bring your gift to the altar, and there recall that your brother has anything against you, leave your...

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08 Jun Psalm 121:2 (swimming against the tide)

Welcome God today with this Living In Faith Exchange (LIFE) Group devotion (archive). Prove yourselves doers of the Word, and not merely hearers. James 1:22My help is from the Lord, who made heaven and earth. Psalm 121:2 (full readings)Living Faith snippets: "Do modern gadgets and...

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03 Jun Mark 12:30 (GOD is LOVE)

Let's welcome God today with this Living In Faith Exchange (LIFE) Group devotion (archive), anchored by Living Faith. Prove yourselves doers of the Word, and not merely hearers. James 1:22You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, with...

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01 Jun Psalm 90:14 (shout for JOY!)

Let's welcome God today with this Living In Faith Exchange (LIFE) Group devotion (archive), anchored by Living Faith. Prove yourselves doers of the Word, and not merely hearers. James 1:22Fill us at daybreak with your kindness, that we may shout for joy and gladness all...

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27 May Mark 10:48 (Bound with Laminin)

Let's welcome God today with this Living In Faith Exchange (LIFE) Group devotion (archive), anchored by Living Faith. Prove yourselves doers of the Word, and not merely hearers. James 1:22Many rebuked him, telling him to be silent. But he kept calling out all the more...

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25 May Mark 10:21 (God’s Chisel)

Let's welcome God today with this Living In Faith Exchange (LIFE) Group devotion (archive), anchored by Living Faith. Prove yourselves doers of the Word, and not merely hearers. James 1:22Jesus, looking at him, loved him and said to him, "...

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20 May Psalm 16:10 (Confidence in Jesus)

Let's welcome God today with this Living In Faith Exchange (LIFE) Group devotion (archive), anchored by Living Faith. Prove yourselves doers of the Word, and not merely hearers. James 1:22You will not abandon my soul to the nether world...

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18 May John 17:9 (“The Fellowship of the Unashamed”)

Let's welcome God today with this Living In Faith Exchange (LIFE) Group devotion (archive, Facebook), based on Living Faith. Prove yourselves doers of the Word, and not merely hearers. James 1:22I do not pray for the world but for the ones you have given me...

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13 May Luke 24:51 The Ascension of the Lord

Let's welcome God today with this Living In Faith Exchange (LIFE) Group devotion (archive, Facebook), based on Living Faith. Prove yourselves doers of the Word, and not merely hearers. James 1:22As he blessed them he parted from them and was taken up to heaven. Luke...

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11 May Acts 16:30-33 (faith & works)

Let's welcome God today with this Living In Faith Exchange (LIFE) Group devotion (archive, Facebook), based on Living Faith. Prove yourselves doers of the Word, and not merely hearers. James 1:22Then [the jailer] said, "Sirs, what must I do to be saved?" And [Paul and...

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06 May John 15:11 (sharing joy)

Let's welcome God today with this Living In Faith Exchange (LIFE) Group devotion (archive, Facebook), based on Living Faith. Prove yourselves doers of the Word, and not merely hearers. James 1:22I have told you this so that my joy may be in you and your...

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04 May John 14:27 (worry and fear)

Let's welcome God today with this Living In Faith Exchange (LIFE) Group devotion (archive, Facebook), based on Living Faith. Prove yourselves doers of the Word, and not merely hearers. James 1:22Do not let your hearts be troubled or afraid. John 14:27 (full readings)Living Faith snippets:...

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29 Apr John 13:16-17 (Discipleship)

Let's welcome God today with this Living In Faith Exchange (LIFE) Group devotion (archive, Facebook), based on Living Faith. Prove yourselves doers of the Word, and not merely hearers. James 1:22Amen, amen, I say to you, no slave is greater than his master nor any...

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27 Apr Acts 11:22-24 (“Ministry of Encouragement”!)

Let's welcome God today with this Living In Faith Exchange (LIFE) Group devotion (archive, Facebook), based on Living Faith. Prove yourselves doers of the Word, and not merely hearers. James 1:22They sent Barnabas [to go] to Antioch. When he arrived and saw the grace of...

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22 Apr Psalm 66:16 (Faith Sharing)

Let's welcome God today with this Living In Faith Exchange (LIFE) Group devotion (archive, Facebook), based on Living Faith. Prove yourselves doers of the Word, and not merely hearers. James 1:22Hear now, all you who fear God, while I declare what he has done for...

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20 Apr Acts 7:60 (countercultural forgiveness)

Let's welcome God today with this Living In Faith Exchange (LIFE) Group devotion (archive, Facebook), based on Living Faith. Prove yourselves doers of the Word, and not merely hearers. James 1:22[Stephen] fell to his knees and cried out in a loud voice, "Lord, do not...

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16 Apr John 6:5 (working things out)

Let's welcome God today with this Living In Faith Exchange (LIFE) Group devotion (archive, Facebook), based on Living Faith. Prove yourselves doers of the Word, and not merely hearers. James 1:22When Jesus raised His eyes and saw that a large crowd was coming to Him,...

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14 Apr Acts 5:19-20 (“Faith Is Our Life”)

Let's welcome God today with this Living In Faith Exchange (LIFE) Group devotion (archive, Facebook), based on Living Faith. Prove yourselves doers of the Word, and not merely hearers. James 1:22During the night, the angel of the Lord opened the doors of the prison, led...

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12 Apr John 3:8 (“wind and Spirit”)

Let's welcome God today with this Living In Faith Exchange (LIFE) Group devotion (archive, Facebook), based on Living Faith. Prove yourselves doers of the Word, and not merely hearers. James 1:22The wind blows where it wills...

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09 Apr John 21:6 (The Eighth Day)

Let's welcome God today with this Living In Faith Exchange (LIFE) Group devotion (archive, Facebook), based on Living Faith. Prove yourselves doers of the Word, and not merely hearers. James 1:22So he said to them, "Cast the net over the right side of the boat...

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07 Apr Acts 3:6 (Spring cleaning!)

Let's welcome God today with this Living In Faith Exchange (LIFE) Group devotion (archive, Facebook), based on Living Faith. Prove yourselves doers of the Word, and not merely hearers. James 1:22Peter said, "I have neither silver nor gold, but what I do have I give...

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05 Apr Psalm 16:11 (“My Redeemer Lives!”)

Let's welcome God today with this Living In Faith Exchange (LIFE) Group devotion (archive, Facebook), based on Living Faith. Prove yourselves doers of the Word, and not merely hearers. James 1:22You will show me the path to life, fullness of joys in your presence, the...

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02 Apr John 19:16 (GOOD FRIDAY)

Let's welcome God today with this Living In Faith Exchange (LIFE) Group devotion (archive, Facebook), based on Living Faith. Prove yourselves doers of the Word, and not merely hearers. James 1:22Then [Pilate] handed [Jesus] over to them. John 19:16 (full readings)Sr. Francelle's Devotion Snippets: "Good...

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31 Mar Matthew 26:21-22 (‘Yes, It Is.’)

Let's welcome God today with this Living In Faith Exchange (LIFE) Group devotion (archive, Facebook), based on Living Faith. Prove yourselves doers of the Word, and not merely hearers. James 1:22And while they were eating, [Jesus] said, "Amen, I say to you, one of you...

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29 Mar John 12:8 (God is the root of our service)

Let's welcome God today with this Living In Faith Exchange (LIFE) Group devotion (archive, Facebook), based on Living Faith. Prove yourselves doers of the Word, and not merely hearers. James 1:22You always have the poor with you, but you do not always have me. John...

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