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Daily Devotion with Andrew O'Dell: August 11

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"Wait for the Lord; be strong, and let your heart take courage; wait for the Lord!" (Psalm 27:14.) The Rev. Andrew O'Dell is back from the mountains of North Carolina to share a message with you: When you are in Christ, waiting time is never wasted time....

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Daily Devotion with Brian McGreevy: August 6

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"Mortals, join the mighty chorus, which the morning stars began; Father-love is reigning o’er us, brother-love binds man to man. Ever singing march we onward, victors in the midst of strife, Joyful music leads us sunward in the triumph song of life."  JJoin the Rev. Brian McGreevy this morning to hear the story of and inspiration behind "Joyful, Joyful, We Adore ...

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Daily Devotion with Marc Boutan: August 4

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"God loves you. He's on your side. He's coming after you. He's relentless." This morning, join the Rev. Marc Boutan on Wadmalaw and learn why he closes almost all of his devotions with this message, and listen to his offering of Stuart Townend's "The Lord Is My Shepherd (Psalm 23)."...

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Daily Devotion with Brian McGreevy: July 30

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"Great is thy faithfulness! Morning by morning new mercies I see: all I have needed thy hand hath provided-- Great is thy faithfulness, Lord, unto me!" In today's devotion, hear the story of Methodist minister Thomas Chisolm's hymn "Great Is Thy Faithfulness," inspired by Lamentations 3:23-24, and the reason this hymn holds a special place in the Rev. Brian McGreevy...

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Daily Devotion with Marc Boutan: July 28

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What is love? Join the Rev. Marc Boutan on Wadmalaw this morning as he explores that question using verses from Scripture and commentary from author Frederick Buechner, along with Johnson, Riddle, and Gifford's song "One Thing Remains." Higher than the mountains that I face, Stronger than the power of the grave, Constant through the trial and the change, One thing re...

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Daily Devotion with Brian McGreevy: July 23

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In this morning's devotion, take a look with the Rev. Brian McGreevy at "O Worship the King All-Glorious Above," another hymn that helps us focus on the attributes of God, find the words to praise God in our prayers, and fire our souls with the beauty, magnificence, and wonder of who God is. "O tell of his might and sing of his grace, whose robe is the light, whose canopy ...

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Daily Devotion with Marc Boutan: July 21

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Join the Rev. Marc Boutan on Wadmalaw this morning as he illustrates the transformative power of God's love with stories, Scripture, and a song, "You Are My King," by Billy Foote. "I'm forgiven because You were forsaken. I'm accepted, You were condemned. I'm alive and well, Your spirit is within me because You died and rose again."...

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Daily Devotion with Brian McGreevy: July 16

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Most people find it easy to take requests to God, to offer up what's in their hearts and minds...

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Daily Devotion with Marc Boutan: July 14

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What is the difference between the wrath of God and the love of God? Join the Rev. Marc Boutan on Wadmalaw today as he explores a hymn he has a personal connection with, Townend and Getty's "In Christ Alone."...

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Daily Devotion with Brian McGreevy: July 9

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Take a look this morning at the great hymn "O Word of God Incarnate" and its author William Walsham How, an Anglican priest who wrote his first hymn at the age of 12. O Word of God incarnate, O Wisdom from on high, O Truth unchanged, unchanging, O Light of our dark sky, We praise thee for the radiance that from the hallowed page, A lantern to our footsteps, shines on...

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Daily Devotion with Marc Boutan: July 7

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"Be still, for the presence of the Lord, the Holy One is here." Visit with the Rev. Marc Boutan today as he considers the importance of contemplative prayer....

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Daily Devotion with Jeff Miller: July 3

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"Do you want to be made whole?" This is the question Jesus asked a man who had been sick for 38 years in John chapter 5. What does this miraculous sign point to in our own lives?...

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Daily Devotion with Brian McGreevy: July 1

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In today's devotion, explore another of Charles Wesley's great hymns, "Love Divine, All Loves Excelling," which has some unexpected influences. "Pray and praise thee without ceasing, glory in thy perfect love."...

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Daily Devotion with Marc Boutan: June 29

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"Bless the Lord, O my soul, O my soul, worship his holy name." Praise the Lord this morning with the Rev. Marc Boutan while exploring Psalm 103, one of Father Marc's favorite psalms, and the song "10,000 Reasons (Bless the Lord)" by Matt Redman. ...

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Daily Devotion with Andrew O'Dell: June 26

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"We are ambassadors for Christ, God making his appeal through us." (2 Corinthians 5:20) What does it mean to be an ambassador for Christ? As we as ambassadors reach out across boundaries, how do we ensure we don't undermine our mission by being accidentally hurtful?...

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Daily Devotion with Marc Boutan: June 24

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Our names are engraved on the palms of our Lord's hands. Explore the permanence of God's love for us with Marc Boutan as he gives his musical offering, Charlie Lees Bancroft and Vikki Cook's "Before the Throne of God Above."...

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Daily Devotion with Brian McGreevy: June 22

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Explore with the Rev. Brian McGreevy today the great hymn "Lift High the Cross," including the background of its author, George Kitchin, and the inspiration behind it. "Lift high the cross, the love of Christ proclaim till all the world adore his sacred name."...

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Daily Devotion with Andrew O'Dell: June 19

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The apostle Paul said in his letter to Timothy that "in later times, some will abandon the faith and follow deceiving spirits and things taught by demons." When we look to our leaders in these turbulent times, and as we seek to be change-makers, how do we ensure we are aligning ourselves with movements that are walking in the way of the cross?...

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Daily Devotion with Jeff Miller: June 18

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“What is truth?” This question posed to Jesus by Pontius Pilate in John chapter 18 is still being asked today, with a myriad of answers and implications. What is the truth about truth, and what does it mean for Christians today?...

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Daily Devotion with Brian McGreevy: June 17

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In today's devotion, learn about the text and tune of "Praise to the Living God," one of the great hymns of the church that actually has its origins in a Jewish doxology. "Praise to the living God! All praisèd be His name, who was, and is, and is to be, for aye the same!" ...

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Daily Devotion with Ryan Streett: June 16

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"You make known to me the path of life; in your presence there is fullness of joy; at your right hand are pleasures forevermore." In his final daily devotion, the Rev. Ryan Streett looks to Psalm 16:11 as he concludes his series about cultivating a heart of worship by learning more about God, the object of our worship, this time focusing on God's attribute of blessedness....

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Daily Devotion with Andrew O'Dell: June 12

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God loves the whole world and cares about every need, and he has put those cares, those little pieces of his heart, into the hearts of his children so that the needs of the world may be met. What is the Church's role in meeting the infinite needs of the world? What is YOUR role?...

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Daily Devotion with Jeff Miller: June 11

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The apostle Paul says in the third chapter of 2 Timothy that in the last days, "people will be lovers of self, lovers of money, proud, arrogant, abusive ... treacherous, reckless, swollen with conceit, lovers of pleasure rather than lovers of God, having the appearance of godliness, but denying its power"...

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Daily Devotion with Brian McGreevy: June 10

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"Amazing love, how can it be that Thou, my God, should die for me!" In today's devotion, learn about renowned British hymn writer Charles Wesley, who was the 18th child of Samuel and Susanna Wesley, and who at least once worshiped at St. Philip's during a journey to the southern United States. Then reflect with the Rev. Brian McGreevy on Wesley's hymn "And Can It Be."...

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Daily Devotion with Ryan Streett: June 9

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Continue cultivating a heart of worship by learning more about God, the object of our worship, focusing this week on Psalm 2 and God's sovereignty over our lives. "You are my Son; today I have begotten you. Ask of me, and I will make the nations your heritage, and the ends of the earth your possession."...

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Daily Devotion with Marc Boutan: June 8

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Have you ever felt pushed out of your comfort zone into uncertainty and wondered whether God would be there to help? Reflect today on Psalm 91 and the song "On Eagle's Wings": And He will raise you up on eagle's wings, bear you on the breath of dawn, make you to shine like the sun, and hold you in the palm of His Hand....

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Daily Devotion with Andrew O'Dell: June 5

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"There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither slave nor free, there is no male and female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus." As we think about what's happening in the world around us, let us remember three things: to pray, to listen for the voice of the Good Shepherd, and to listen to the voices of those who are hurting....

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Daily Devotion with Jeff Miller: June 4

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In Matthew chapter 15, Jesus effectively diagnoses the problem in society and in the world: the corruption of the human heart. What does Scripture say is the cure? The responsibility lies with us as Christians: to proclaim the Good News of the Gospel, which alone can turn stony hearts into hearts of flesh....

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Daily Devotion with Brian McGreevy: June 3

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"I bind unto myself today the strong Name of the Trinity, by invocation of the same, the Three in One and One in Three." This Sunday is Trinity Sunday, and in today's reflection with Brian McGreevy, learn about the fascinating life of the often-misunderstood St. Patrick, who wrote the hymn most know as "St. Patrick's Breastplate."...

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Daily Devotion with Ryan Streett: June 2

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"For I know that the Lord is great, and that our Lord is above all gods. Whatever the Lord pleases, he does, in heaven and on earth, in the seas and all deeps." Revisit with the Rev. Ryan Streett the theme of cultivating a heart of worship by learning more about the object of our worship, this time reflecting on Psalm 135:5-6 and God's omnipotence, his absolute power vers...

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Daily Devotion with Marc Boutan: June 1

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"You have forsaken your first love ... Repent, and do the things you did at first." (Revelation 2:4-5.) In today's devotion, the Rev. Marc Boutan reflects on the enthusiasm he expressed in his early days as a "happy-clappy" Christian....

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Daily Devotion with Andrew O'Dell: May 29

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When the trials of this life begin to get you down, whatever those trials may be, remember the words of St. Paul in the 8th chapter of his letter to the Romans: "For I consider that the sufferings of this present time are not worth comparing with the glory that is to be revealed to us."...

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Daily Devotion with Brian McGreevy: May 28

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"Come, thou fount of ev'ry blessing, tune my heart to sing thy grace." Prepare for Pentecost by stepping back in time to the mid-18th century to meet Robert Robinson, the young troublemaker who would go on to write this great hymn....

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Daily Devotion with Jeff Miller: May 27

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We all want to be great. We all want to make a positive impact, no matter our vocation in life. But what does it mean to be great in the sight of the Lord? What did Jesus mean in Matthew chapter 18 when he said we must become like little children to be great in the Kingdom of God?...

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Daily Devotion with Ryan Streett: May 26

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"Lift up your heads, O gates; lift them high, O everlasting doors; and the King of glory shall come in." On Sunday, we looked at the Ascension from the point of view of Jesus' departure (Luke 24), but today, see the Ascension from the point of view of his arrival at the gates of Heaven by looking at Psalm 24 with the Rev. Ryan Streett....

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Daily Devotion with Marc Boutan: May 25

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"Day by day, oh dear Lord, three things I pray: To see thee more clearly, love thee more dearly, follow thee more nearly..." Visit Wadmalaw Island and sing and pray along with the Rev. Marc Boutan today....

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Daily Devotion with Andrew O'Dell: May 22

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"Love is patient and kind; love does not envy or boast; it is not arrogant or rude." In today's devotion, take a closer look at the context of the familiar words of 1 Corinthians 13 and learn what St. Paul is telling us about the building up of the Church....

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Daily Devotion with Brian McGreevy: May 21

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Today, on the Feast of the Ascension, the Rev. Brian McGreevy shares some unexpected facts about W. Chatterton Dix, who wrote the profoundly moving words of "Alleluia! Sing to Jesus" in 1866. Alleluia! not as orphans are we left in sorrow now; Alleluia! he is near us, faith believes, nor questions how: Though the cloud from sight received him, when the forty days were o...

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Daily Devotion with Jeff Miller: May 20

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What must a person do to be saved? Explore Acts chapter 16 with the Reverend Jeff Miller to find Saint Paul's answer to this most important question....

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Daily Devotion with Ryan Streett: May 19

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Today, work again with the Rev. Ryan Streett at cultivating a heart of worship, this time exploring God's infinitude and our difficulty...

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Daily Devotion with Marc Boutan: May 18

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Join the Rev. Marc Boutan on Wadmalaw Island this morning as he shares his appreciation for the flavor of Celtic Christianity and its emphasis on the Trinity. Then sing along to the hymn "Be Thou My Vision," set to the familiar Irish tune "Slane."...

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Daily Devotion with Andrew O'Dell: May 15

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Many are eager for our church to get back to business as usual. Join the Rev. Andrew O'Dell today as he reflects on moving forward faithfully, using Joshua 1:9 and Galatians 6:2 as a guide....

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Daily Devotion with Brian McGreevy: May 14

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Today, take a closer look with the Rev. Brian McGreevy at the imagery of one of the great hymns of the church, one that dates as far back as the 6th or 7th century. Within the words of "At the Lamb's High Feast We Sing," you will find the explanation of God's love and the wonder of what Jesus accomplished on the cross....

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Daily Devotion with Jeff Miller: May 13

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Join the Rev. Jeff Miller for a reflection on John Chapter 12, verses 1-8: The Anointing of Jesus by Mary of Bethany. What can we learn from the example of Mary, the woman who was always found sitting at the Lord’s feet?...

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Daily Devotion with Ryan Streett: May 12

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Knowing something about God, the object of our worship, is one way to begin to cultivate a heart of worship, and we can learn a lot about God through the psalter. Take a look at Psalm 27:4 with the Rev. Ryan Streett this morning and explore the beauty of God....

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Daily Devotion with Marc Boutan: May 11

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In today's reflection, the Rev. Marc Boutan offers you Andrew Peterson and Ben Shive's "Is He Worthy?". "Does our God intend to dwell again with us? He does."...

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Daily Devotion with Andrew O'Dell: May 8

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The apostle Paul said in his letter to Timothy: "I urge that supplications, prayers, intercessions, and thanksgivings be made for all people, for kings and all who are in high positions, that we may lead a peaceful and quiet life." Join the Rev. Andrew O'Dell as he reflects on these different types of prayer and the importance of praying for ALL of our leaders....

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Daily Devotion with Brian McGreevy: May 7

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On the National Day of Prayer, the Rev. Brian McGreevy shares the story of Henry Lyte, who wrote the great hymn "Praise, My Soul, the King of Heaven" and many others following a revival of his faith....

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Daily Devotion with Jeff Miller: May 6

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Join the Rev. Jeff Miller today for a reflection on the parable of the Good Samaritan from Luke 10. “It’s only because Jesus was the Good Samaritan to us that we are empowered and given the strength to be good samaritans to others.”...

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Daily Devotion with Ryan Streett: May 5

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"For you are with me." While people use many different psalms in times of trial and adversity, Psalm 23 is often reserved for the lowest valley, the sharpest pain. In today's reflection with the Rev. Ryan Streett, take a closer look at what's at the heart of this strong medicine for the weary soul....

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Daily Devotion With Marc Boutan: May 4

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God is a loving father, and he loves YOU. Today, the Rev. Marc Boutan shares the ways he stays in God's love, including reading his Bible as well as messages rooted in Scripture, and he offers up Pat Barrett and Tony Brown's "You're a Good, Good Father."...

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Daily Devotion with Jeff Miller: April 8

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On Wednesday in Holy Week, the Rev. Jeff Miller takes you through Matthew 26, a tense section of Scripture that has at its center the betrayal of Jesus by Judas Iscariot. It is filled with darkness and foreboding...

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Daily Devotion with Andrew O'Dell: May 1

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The apostle Paul writes in 1 Timothy 1:12, "I thank him who has given me strength, Christ Jesus our Lord, because he judged me faithful, appointing me to his service." Check in today with the Rev. Andrew O'Dell, who is offering some encouragement and guidance to all, especially those whose well might be dry during these stressful times....

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Daily Devotion with Brian McGreevy: April 30

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"I nothing lack if I am his, and he is mine forever." In preparation for Good Shepherd Sunday, the Fourth Sunday of Easter, explore with the Rev. Brian McGreevy the history and meaning of the great hymn "The King of Love My Shepherd Is," a mixture of Psalm 23 and the great Good News of Jesus himself being our Shepherd....

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Daily Devotion with Jeff Miller: April 29

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Join the Rev. Jeff Miller as we read Mark 1:40-45 and consider the account of Jesus healing a man with leprosy. What does this story teach us about Jesus Christ, the Great Physician?...

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Daily Devotion with Ryan Streett: April 28

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Explore with the Rev. Ryan Streett Psalm 119:9,11. We all know to use our Bible in the midst of trials and difficulty, but do you know that it's more important to use it as a tool in preparing for those times?...

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Daily Devotion with Marc Boutan: April 27

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"My grace is sufficient; my power is made perfect in your weakness." Join the Rev. Marc Boutan on breezy Wadmalaw Island as he illustrates the message of 2 Corinthians 12:9 with Dennis Jernigan's "You Are My All in All."...

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Daily Devotion with Andrew O'Dell: April 24

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Of the three persons of the Holy Trinity, it is often the Holy Spirit who is the least understood, and yet the Holy Spirit is actively at work in the life of the believer, working behind the scenes to encourage us, guide us, nudge us, empower us, and point the hearts of believers back to the Father and the Son. He is also the giver of spiritual gifts...

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Daily Devotion with Brian McGreevy: April 23

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This morning, take a closer look with Brian McGreevy at one of the oldest Easter hymns, "That Easter Day With Joy Was Bright," which has been used in worship since at least the 8th century and is likely even older than that....

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Daily Devotion with Jeff Miller: April 22

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Today, the Rev. Jeff Miller visits Luke Chapter 24 and reflects on the familiar story of Jesus' encounter with the Emmaus disciples. What does it mean for us that people, including those closest to Jesus, failed to recognize him following the Resurrection?...

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Daily Devotion with Ryan Streett: April 21

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On this Tuesday in the second week of Easter, the Rev. Ryan Streett reflects on the power of the psalms to calm fear, anxiety, and worry, sharing about a time when he himself leaned on the psalter and drew particular comfort from Psalm 116:6....

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Daily Devotion with Marc Boutan: April 20

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What does it mean for God to put his name upon us? This Monday morning, the Rev. Marc Boutan talks to us about God's desire to bless his people. "May the Lord, Mighty God, bless and keep you for ever."...

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Daily Devotion with Andrew O'Dell: April 17

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The Christian life is a life of giving; do not underestimate the spiritual food that YOU can provide! On this Friday in Easter week, the Rev. Andrew O'Dell will guide you as you look to the interest of others in the name of the Resurrected Jesus Christ....

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Daily Devotion with Brian McGreevy: April 16

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On Thursday of Easter Week, explore with the Rev. Brian McGreevy how "Come, Ye Faithful, Raise the Strain," a glorious hymn written by St. John of Damascus in the 700s, encourages us to live in the light and joy of the Resurrection....

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Daily Devotion with Jeff Miller: April 15

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Jesus' story does not end with his death on the cross. On Wednesday in Easter week, explore with the Rev. Jeff Miller John chapter 20, a chapter that includes some of the last words that Jesus spoke, words of comfort and encouragement....

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Daily Devotion with Ryan Streett: April 14

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We are accustomed as a society to focusing on the future; what do we do in times like these when the future is so uncertain? Join the Rev. Ryan Streett on this Tuesday in Easter week as he helps us find guidance in Psalm 13....

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Daily Devotion with Marc Boutan: April 13

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This Easter Monday morning, the Rev. Marc Boutan gives us Michael Kelly Blanchard's "Be Ye Glad." Every debt that you ever had Has been paid up in full by the grace of the Lord. Be ye glad, be ye glad, be ye glad!...

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Daily Devotion with Andrew O'Dell: April 10

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Why do we call today "Good Friday"? How does Good Friday connect to the Jewish Feast of Passover? Reflect on this connection with the Rev. Andrew O'Dell and his special musical guest....

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Daily Devotion with Brian McGreevy: April 9

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On Maundy Thursday, explore with the Rev. Brian McGreevy one of the great hymns of the church, "Pange Lingua," which has been sung faithfully by Christians in the midst of plague, war, and every single horror the human race has endured since it was written in the year 569....

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Daily Devotion with Ryan Streett: April 7

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We may not understand the why, why our loving and all-powerful God allows evil and suffering in the world, but we can understand the who. Learn what Psalm 22 tells us about God's character, about who he is, and walk the path of the cross with the Rev. Ryan Streett on Tuesday in Holy Week....

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Daily Devotion with Marc Boutan: April 6

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What can you offer the Lord today? What can you give Him that shows YOUR way of loving Him? Click below for a Holy Week reflection from the Rev. Marc Boutan, the first in a new series of daily devotions from our clergy....

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