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Grown Out Of Love

Missionary zeal does not grow out of intellectual beliefs, nor out of theological arguments, but out of love. -Roland Allen The Apostle John was known as the “disciple whom Jesus loved” His Gospel account has been called the Gospel of love. In his first…

Shrimp Stuffed Avocado

This recipe for shrimp stuffed avocado is made with ripe avocado filled with shrimp, red onion, radish, bell pepper, celery and cilantro mayonnaise. It is a delightful appetizer but we find it is filling enough to be counted as a meal! If you dislike…

Bound To Go

Unless I am sure I am doing more at home to send the gospel abroad than I can do abroad, I am bound to go. -A. B. Simpson In Matthew’s rendering of the Great Commission Jesus puts legs on the Great Commandment. Love of…

Mango Ceviche

Mango ceviche We love mangos!  This simple mango ceviche recipe has brought us a fair amount of joy.  Seven out of seven Downings from youngest to oldest love this ceviche. To hear the recipe click the play button below.    Ingredients 1 tsp sugar…

Earnestly Involved

A congregation that is not deeply and earnestly involved in the worldwide proclamation of the gospel does not understand the nature of salvation. -Ted Engstrom   Every congregation Is called to be a world changer. Every Christian is called through the beautiful words of…

Cuy Chaqtado (Fried Guinea Pig)

Cuy Chaqtado Fried Guinea Pig (Ayacucho-style) Guinea Pig is an Ecuadorian delicacy. It is taboo in other parts of the world. Seven out of seven Downings enjoy a well prepared Cuy. Ingredients: 1 guinea pig, de-haired, gutted, and cleaned 1/2 c. flour 1/4 –…

Psalm One

Psalm one is a wisdom psalm and the author tells his audience to reject the lifestyle of the wicked and to be loyal to God. The psalmist contrasts the destiny of the wicked with that of the righteous, emphasizing that the wicked are destroyed…

Christmas Reflection: Room

And Mary gave birth to her firstborn son and wrapped him in strips of cloth and laid him in a manger, because there was no place for them in the inn. ~Doctor Luke, Luke 2:7 On the very first Christmas there was no room…

Christmas Devotions: Gifts

When the wise men saw the star they shouted joyfully. As they came into the house and saw the child with Mary his mother, they bowed down and worshiped him. They opened their treasure boxes and gave him gifts of gold, frankincense, and myrrh….

Christmas Devotions: Egypt

After Herod had died, an angel of the Lord appeared in a dream to Joseph in Egypt saying, “Get up, take the child and his mother, and go to the land of Israel, for those who were seeking the child’s life are dead.” ~Angel…

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