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Devotion for Week of June 7, 2010 - Government by the Gospel Plymouth, Massachusetts Spring 1623

Government by the Gospel
Plymouth, Massachusetts
Spring 1623

II Thessalonians 3:10, “For even when we were with you, this we commanded you, that if any would not work, neither should he eat.”

Susanna Winslow, walking down the dirt road that served as the main street in Plymouth, Massachusetts, was lost in thought. Walking toward the common cornfield, she thought of the past winter, when food was in such short supply that the Pilgrims had been reduced to a daily ration of five kernels of corn apiece.

Devotion for Week of May 24, 2010 - What Is True of Christ is True of You

What Is True of Christ is True of You

John 10:27, “My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me:”

Since you are a saint in Christ by God’s calling, you share in Christ’s inheritance. That which is true of Christ is now true of you, because you are in Christ. It’s part of your identity.

The Rev. Alan Farley conducts services and revivals at Civil War events across the country.

By Kathleen O'Dell
From the "Springfield News-Leader" - Springfield, MO.
Monday, June 19, 2000

Civil War re-enactor the Rev. Alan Farley mixed 1860's history and old-time religion during a Sunday morning church service under a tent for about 300 fellow re-enactors and spectators of Wilson's Creek 2000.

Dr. Bryan Ferrell, Pastor Timberlake Baptist Church

"…Twenty-five years is a long time to do anything. It is a milestone in marriage, in employment to a company, and even 5 years beyond what is considered full service in the military. A person who reaches such a milestone is usually given a special gift or memento acknowledging their loyal service. If that is the case of earthly things how significant must it be for eternal matters such as 25 years of ministry! Well that is what is happening in 2009 as Alan and Faith Farley, and their family, mark 25 years of faithfulness.