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Hopelessly Devoted: Ecclesiastes Chapter Two Verses One Through Three and Verse Eleven

Hopelessly Devoted: Ecclesiastes Chapter Two Verses One Through Three and Verse Eleven

This devotion is for anyone with a case of the Mondays… From The Mockingbird Devotional, today’s entry was written by Todd Brewer:

I thought in my heart, “Come now, I will test you with pleasure to find out what is good.” But that also proved to be meaningless… when I surveyed all that my hands had done and what I had toiled to achieve, everything was meaningless, a chasing after the wind; nothing was gained under the sun. (Ecclesiastes 2:1-3, 11; NIV)

1965 brought “(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction,” and it seems that the Stones were merely echoing the sentiments of the writer…

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Hopelessly Devoted: Colossians Chapter One Verses Twenty One and Twenty Two

Hopelessly Devoted: Colossians Chapter One Verses Twenty One and Twenty Two

This morning’s devotion comes from Todd Brewer.

Once you were alienated from God and were enemies in your minds because of your evil behavior. But now he has reconciled you by Christ’s physical body through death to present you holy in his sight, without blemish and free from accusation. (Colossians 1:21-22, NIV)

Everyone, at some point, has been dumped. The subsequent feelings are some of the worst you can have. Sadness, hopelessness, and shame gnaw at you until what you never thought would happen happens, and you “get over” the person that dumped you. At its core, being dumped is accusation. You…

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2013 NYC Conference Recordings: Good News That Never Gets Old

2013 NYC Conference Recordings: Good News That Never Gets Old

Another heartfelt thank-you to everyone who helped put on this year’s Mockingbird Conference in NYC, especially our friends at Calvary St. George’s Church. It’s a good thing most of the presentations below have to do with grace, as the very thought of trying to top it is incredibly scary…! Speaking of freebies, though, we are once again making the recordings available at no charge; we only ask that those who were not able to attend this year *consider* making a donation to help cover the cost of the event. Download links are followed by an in-line player for each recording….

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Hopelessly Devoted: Romans Chapter Two Verses Fourteen and Fifteen

Hopelessly Devoted: Romans Chapter Two Verses Fourteen and Fifteen

This morning’s devotion comes from Todd Brewer.

Indeed, when Gentiles, who do not have the law, do by nature things required by the law, they are a law for themselves, even though they do not have the law, since they show that the requirements of the law are written on their hearts, their consciences also bearing witness, and their thoughts now accusing, now even defending them.

I grew up watching Saturday morning cartoons and one of my favorite cartoons was G.I. Joe. After a 30-minute adventure of search and rescue, the end of the show would inevitably bring with it a new…

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