Monthly Archives: September 2014

September 20 – God and Women and Others

John 20:1-18; 2 Chronicles 31; Psalm 87 There is no historical incident that has made a greater impact on the world than the resurrection. The world was changed that day when Jesus rose from the dead. Cowering disciples became bold … Continue reading

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September 19 – A Tale of Two Passovers

John 19:16-42; 2 Chronicles 30; Psalm 86 Some would obey the rules fastidiously. Their hands are clean. They haven’t defiled themselves by being around the wrong kind of people. These are the religiously upright who recognize the importance of the … Continue reading

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September 18 – Power!

John 18:38-19:16; 2 Chronicles 29; Psalm 85 The TV series “Undercover Boss” has an interesting idea. The head of a company, or someone high up, is taken on as an employee and he or she then goes through the processes … Continue reading

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September 17 – It’s All About Relationships

John 18:19-38; 2 Chronicles 27-28; Psalm 84 The “trial” of Jesus was chaotic. People were shouting accusations from all around Him. He saw first one “High Priest” and then a second one. (The understanding is that the son in law … Continue reading

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September 16 – Doing the Job God has Called Me to Do

John 18:1-18; 2 Chronicles 26; Psalm 83 We all know someone who is “too big for their britches.” They’ve done some good things so they begin to think that there are no limits to what they can do. Hollywood stars … Continue reading

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September 15 – Kept From Evil for a Purpose

John 17; 2 Chronicles 25; Psalm 82 Many followers of Christ look forward to the time when we will be taken out of this world in an event we call the Rapture. According to this belief, Christians will be taken … Continue reading

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September 14 – Mentors

John 16:4-33; 2 Chronicles 24; Psalm 81 A 7 year old king seems like an impossible situation. Yet Joash was crowned king at the age of 7. It was Jehoida the Priest who protected him from those who sought to … Continue reading

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September 13 – Loving Like Christ

John 15:1-16:4; 2 Chronicles 23; Psalm 80 There is an amazing freedom in life the minute we realize that Jesus loves us in the midst of our imperfections. We spend so much time either consciously or unconsciously seeking to gain … Continue reading

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September 12 – Peace

John 14:15-31; 2 Chronicles 21:2-22:12; Psalm 79 We live in a troubled world. The Middle East is in a major conflict because of the threat of a murderous group inspired by their Muslim faith. The threat of Russia is looming … Continue reading

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September 11 – Our Battle Cry

John 14:1-14; 2 Chronicles 20:1-21:1; Psalm 78:56-72 Today is no longer a normal day in the United States. We approach this day as a day of remembrance, tinged with a bit of fear. We ask ourselves “Will another attack come … Continue reading

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