Monthly Archives: April 2013

April 30 – Forgiveness (Again)

Acts 13:26-52; Joshua 20-21; Job 30 One of the worst things for any relationship is for people to hold grudges. Somebody does something wrong and the other person gets hurt and stores up the anger as ammunition for future arguments. … Continue reading

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April 29 – A Fast View of God

Acts 13:1-25; Joshua 18-19; Job 29 Footnotes are the bane of authors and students everywhere. You want to give credit to your sources, but it was a pain; at least it was until word processors made it a little easier. … Continue reading

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April 28 – God! You Didn’t Answer Right!

Acts 12; Joshua 15-17; Job 28 We all know that prayer is communication with God. Communication, of course, is a two way street. We talk to God. We listen to God. Wait…we’re supposed to listen to God too? We don’t … Continue reading

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April 27 – Meeting Needs

Acts 11:19-30; Joshua 13-14; Job 27 Whenever there is a disaster anywhere in the world there is one thing you will find about Americans: they give to help support the recovery. I’ve had friends complain that the United States doesn’t … Continue reading

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April 26 – The Exclusive Gospel?

Acts 11:1-18; Joshua 11-12; Job 26 “Who let ‘them’ into the club?” Those could be the words of eight year old boys as they watch girls come into their “No Girls Allowed!” club. Perhaps they might be uttered as the … Continue reading

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April 25 – Forgiveness

Acts 10:34-48; Joshua 9-10; Job 25 The natural order of the world is that we should seek vengeance. Many law codes from ancient days included sections on vengeance. These sections did not forbid revenge; they sought to limit the extent … Continue reading

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April 24 – Ready to Listen

Acts 10:1-33; Joshua 7-8; Job 24 Many years ago when I was pasturing I had a late lunch at a restaurant. The manager yawned as he took my money and apologized with the explanation that he always got tired after … Continue reading

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April 23 – Switched at (re)Birth

Acts 9:26-43; Joshua 5:2-6:27; Job 23 Sometimes it seems like there is no loyalty in sports these days. Gone are the days when a major star would stay with the same team from their first day in the pros to … Continue reading

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April 22 – Destroying our Enemies

Acts 9:1-25; Joshua 3:1-5:1; Job 22 At the end of the War Between the States Abraham Lincoln was called upon to treat the South harshly. He was told that he would have to destroy his enemies. Lincoln continued to work … Continue reading

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April 21 – Aware!

Acts 8:26-40; Joshua 1-2; Job 21 There may be more opportunities to share the gospel than we realize. How often do we walk around so focused on our own thoughts and needs that we fail to notice when others have … Continue reading

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