Monthly Archives: August 2013

August 31 – Righteousness and Justice

John 8:48-59; 2 Chronicles 5:2-14; Malachi 2:10-4:7 Justice and righteousness are the foundations of a godly society. The Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. knew that truth and quoted Amos when he said. “No, no, we are not satisfied, and … Continue reading

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August 30 – Truth

John 8:21-47; 2 Chronicles 2:17-5:1; Malachi 1:1-2:9 “Truth” is an elusive concept to many. It is sought by philosophers and political debaters. It is sought by teachers in the classroom and the laboratory. Scientist and skeptic seek ways to search … Continue reading

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August 29 – Forgiveness

John 8:1-20; 2 Chronicles 1:1-2:16; Zechariah 14 There is a fine line between following God’s law and judgmentalism. There is a fine line between forgiveness and giving people a license to sin. If we follow God’s law we expect others … Continue reading

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August 28 – Thirsty?

John 7:25-52; 1 Chronicles 29; Zechariah 13 There is a caricature of what it means to be thirsty that everyone would recognize. It’s the man in the desert crawling on hands and knees. His clothes are tattered. One of his … Continue reading

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August 27 – Goading God

John 7:1-24; 1 Chronicles 27-28; Zechariah 12 In the “Back to the Future” film series Marty McFly had a problem. If someone wanted him to do something that he didn’t really want to do I they met his objection by … Continue reading

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A Time to Rebel

I just read this article called Feeding Homeless Apparently Illegal in Raleigh, N.C. As you read the article this is a group that has done the very thing that put them under threat of jail for years. They were working with … Continue reading

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August 26 – Eternal Life

John 6:60-71; 1 Chronicles 25-26; Zechariah 11 In the movie “The Incredibles” the land is overflowing with people with super powers. Resentment springs up and soon all the “supers” are forced to go around incognito and not use their powers … Continue reading

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August 25 – You Are What You Eat

John 6:22-59; 1 Chronicles 24; Zechariah 10 You’ve heard people like this. When someone says something like, “My heart is calling me. She’s the girl I love,” they respond by noting that the heart’s function is to pump blood around … Continue reading

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August 24 – Just Do It

John 6:1-21; 1 Chronicles 22:2-23:32; Zechariah 9 Alright, it’s confession time. How many times have you responded to someone who asked you to help them with something along the lines of “That’s not my job, man?” (Oh, and count all … Continue reading

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August 23 – Acting on God’s Word

John 5:19-47; 1 Chronicles 20:1-22:1; Zechariah 8 When I was visiting colleges in my senior year in High School I was talking to the person seated in front of me on the plane. He talked about always reading those “dealing … Continue reading

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