Monthly Archives: November 2013

November 30 – Singing the Songs of Faith

Galatians 4:21-31; Lamentations 3-4; Psalm 146 Many of the songs we sing are written in the midst of pain. We have a whole music genre called “Blues” that focuses on pain. Some make jokes that country music is that way … Continue reading

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November 29 – Time

Galatians 3:19-4:20; Lamentations 1-2; Psalm 145 Time is an interesting idea. Thomas Paine wrote: “These are the times that try men’s souls….” Mordecai reminded Esther that “who knows but that you have come into your position for such a time … Continue reading

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November 28 – On Being Thankful

Galatians 3:1-18; Jeremiah 51-52; Psalm 144 For many years Americans have taken a day of Thanksgiving. It’s been a day of pause in the midst of a world that continues to move faster and faster. Believers and non-believers alike stop … Continue reading

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November 27 – Grace

Galatians 2; Jeremiah 49-50; Psalm 143 It is a truth of God that the only way to get to heaven is through God’s grace. Imagine if you can a situation where you arrive in heaven and you see an old … Continue reading

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November 26 – Rescue!

Galatians 1; Jeremiah 47-48; Psalm 142 As the old joke goes, someone will ask, “I have an emergency! What’s the number for 9-1-1?” We all laugh. Another riff on that is the person who can’t call the emergency number because … Continue reading

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November 25 – Maranatha

2 Peter 3; Jeremiah 45-46; Psalm 141 It’s that time of year, isn’t it? Family comes to visit. We go to visit family. The family visits can be quite stressful for some people; especially if it means the in-laws are … Continue reading

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November 24 – Freedom! or is it Slavery?

2 Peter 2; Jeremiah 43-44; Psalm 140 Freedom. What a beautiful concept. In theory, if we all had complete freedom the world would be a better place. We could do whatever we want. There would be no consequences for our … Continue reading

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November 23 – Let Me Consider It…

2 Peter 1; Jeremiah 41-42; Psalm 139 When we have medical problems one thing most of us do at one time or another is consult with a doctor. We set an appointment. We wait forever in the waiting room on … Continue reading

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November 22 – A Message for Church Leaders

1 Peter 5; Jeremiah 39-40; Psalm 138 As a teacher we have to treat students differently. Sometimes it’s for legal reasons; usually it’s for educational reasons. We recognize how our kids respond and we try to find ways to work … Continue reading

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Embracing the Bible Anew this Thanksgiving

Great informational post by a friend who does a great job with his blog. Embrace the Bible anew this Thanksgiving. Start a habit that will stay with you a lifetime and give you an enjoyable lifetime. (BTW, my posts every … Continue reading

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