Monthly Archives: May 2013

May 31 – Grace

Romans 6; 1 Samuel 15; Psalm 60 One of the things that Americans are proud of is our freedom. We are free to choose our government. We are free to speak our minds on issues of religion and politics. We … Continue reading

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May 30 – Got Troubles?

Romans 5; 1 Samuel 14; Psalm 59 Troubles come to all people. If anyone tells you they never have any troubles they will lie about other things too. We live in a fallen world where people turn towards evil instead … Continue reading

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May 28 – Flowers for God?

Romans 4; 1 Samuel 13; Psalm 58 It just doesn’t seem right. Why is it that God accepts someone who has been wicked all their life and yet turns to Him at the last minute? Why is it that someone … Continue reading

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May 27 – Pray for Me…..

Romans 3:9-31; 1 Samuel 12; Psalm 57 I have heard the words “I’ll pray for you” used in many different ways. In some cases it is an expression of sincere concern that I know will be followed up by the … Continue reading

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May 27 – Judgmentalism

Romans 2:1-3:8; 1 Samuel 10:17-11:15; Psalm 56 You will never see this noted anywhere else, but the number one “ism” in America, if not the whole world is “judgmentalism.” It is a practice that cuts across barriers of religion and … Continue reading

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May 26 – Faith and Works

Romans 1:16-32; 1 Samuel 9:1-10:16; Psalm 55 One thing that my father taught me was that I had to work for everything. I got my first bike as a gift for my birthday. When I wanted a new bike, I … Continue reading

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May 25 – Help!

Romans 1:1-15; 1 Samuel 8; Psalm 54 How often do I hear (or say) things like “When all else fails, pray,” or “Prayer is my last resort.” I can’t help but wondering about that attitude. If prayer is so great … Continue reading

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May 24 – Don’t Touch the Big Red Button!

Acts 28:17-31; 1 Samuel 6-7; Psalm 53 A comedy gag that has become a cliché is the routine where someone is told not to touch or do something. Curiosity is aroused and the person that is told not to do … Continue reading

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May 23 – Doing Good

Acts 28:1-16; 1 Samuel 4-5; Psalm 52 Christians are often demonized by those outside the faith. Words and actions are taken out of context and those who follow Christ have to deal with insults and persecution in some parts of … Continue reading

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May 22 – I Told You So!

Acts 27:13-44; 1 Samuel 3; Psalm 51 There are people who gloat when they are proven right and say sneeringly, “I told you so.” There are other people who, when shown to be right, seek to bring those who were … Continue reading

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