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Jack Gray

Jack Gray recently retired after forty years as a pastor in the Christian Reformed Church. During that time he served seven churches from coast to coast in the United States. He and his wife, Wanda, have four sons and three grandchildren. They also have ministered to 44 foster children. This month’s devotions are inspired by his reflections on time at this transition in his life.

May 31, 2010

Back to the Beginning

Ecclesiastes 3:1-14
He has made everything beautiful in its time.
Ecclesiastes 3:11

May 30, 2010

Testimony Time

1 Timothy 2:1-7
Christ Jesus … gave himself … This has now been witnessed to at the proper time.
1 Timothy 2:5-6

May 29, 2010

The Time Is Near

Revelation 22
“Do not seal up the words of the prophecy of this scroll, because the time is near.”
Revelation 22:10

May 28, 2010

Wonderful Moments

John 16:16-24
When her baby is born she forgets the anguish because of her joy …
John 16:21

May 27, 2010

Joy Under Stress

Acts 26:19-29
“Short time or long—I pray to God that … all who are listening … may become what I am …”
Acts 26:29

May 26, 2010

Ask for Everything

Psalm 104
All creatures look to you to give them their food at the proper time.
Psalm 104:27

May 25, 2010

Ask for Time

Daniel 2:1-23
Daniel … asked for time.
Daniel 2:16

May 24, 2010

One Day Closer

Romans 13:8-14
The hour has already come … our salvation is nearer now than when we first believed.
Romans 13:11

May 23, 2010

Faithful to Jesus

1 Corinthians 4:1-5
Wait till the Lord comes… At that time each will receive their praise from God.
1 Corinthians 4:5

May 22, 2010

Words to Say

Matthew 10:16-20
“At that time you will be given what to say …”
Matthew 10:19

May 21, 2010

God's Promise

Isaiah 59
“My Spirit … and my words … will not depart … from this time on and forever …”
Isaiah 59:21

May 20, 2010

The Time Is Short

1 Corinthians 7:29-31
Brothers and sisters … the time is short.
1 Corinthians 7:29

May 19, 2010

Now Is the Day for Christian Living

Mark 1:1-20
“The time has come … The kingdom of God has come near. Repent and believe the good news!”
Mark 1:15

May 18, 2010

Ritual: Real and Religious

Esther 9:20-32
The Jews took it on themselves to … observe these two days … at the time appointed.
Esther 9:27

May 17, 2010

Inside Out

Hebrews 4:7-13
“Today, if you hear his voice, do not harden your hearts.”
Hebrews 4:7

May 16, 2010

Just the Right Time

Romans 5:1-11
At just the right time, when we were still powerless, Christ died for the ungodly.
Romans 5:6

May 15, 2010

Obey and Repent

Revelation 3:1-6
“Hold it fast, and repent… You will not know at what time I will come to you.”
Revelation 3:3

May 14, 2010

Hear the Voice of God

John 5:16-30
“A time … has now come when the dead will hear the voice of the Son of God and … live.”
John 5:25

May 13, 2010

God's People

Hebrews 8
After that time … I will be their God, and they will be my people.
Hebrews 8:10

May 12, 2010

Seek and See

Mark 13:20-31
“At that time people will see the Son of Man coming in clouds with great power and glory.”
Mark 13:26

May 11, 2010

Seek Him While He Can Be Found

Hosea 10:12-15
It is time to seek the Lord …
Hosea 10:12

May 10, 2010

The Source of Salvation

Psalm 37:34-40
The salvation of the righteous comes from the LORD; he is their stronghold in time of trouble.
Psalm 37:39

May 9, 2010

The Lord Is There

Ezekiel 48:30-35
“The name of the city from that time on will be: THE LORD IS THERE.”
Ezekiel 48:35

May 8, 2010

Light at the End of the Tunnel

Hebrews 12:4-11
No discipline seems pleasant … but … it produces a harvest of righteousness and peace …
Hebrews 12:11

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