Monthly Archives: October 2014

October 30 – Lawbreaker!

1 Timothy 1; Isaiah 31-33; Psalm 119:33-64 “There oughta be a law against that.” How many times have you thought or said those words as you observed someone doing something that could be dangerous. The truth, of course, is that … Continue reading

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October 29 – Building With the Right Partners

2 Thessalonians 3; Isaiah 29-30; Psalm 119:1-32 There are some people who seem to do nothing but stir up trouble. They seek to find a weakness in others and exploit it. They are contrarian just for the sake of being … Continue reading

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October 28 – God is Good!

2 Thessalonians 2; Isaiah 27-28; Psalm 118 We live in a demanding society and one of those demands is instant gratification. When we want something, we want it now and expect it to appear. If it’s something we have to … Continue reading

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October 27 – Counted Worthy

2 Thessalonians 1; Isaiah 25-26; Psalm 117 There is perhaps no greater fear than the idea that we may not be worthy of the position we have received, even if we have worked hard to get there. How many CEO’s … Continue reading

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October 26 – Gaining Strength for Today

1 Thessalonians 5; Isaiah 23-24; Psalm 116 Does God really understand what we go through here on earth? Troubles hit us from every side. We endure sickness and pain. We face constant persecution for our faith. (Ok, maybe not us, … Continue reading

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October 25 – Holiness

1 Thessalonians 4; Isaiah 20-22; Psalm 115 We are often lackadaisical about sin. We know that God forgives us, so we let ourselves slide into sin. Nothing big, of course, but still we slide. Of course, once we start that … Continue reading

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October 24 – Upside Down

1 Thessalonians 2:17-3:13; Isaiah 17-19; Psalm 114 Thessalonica was one of many cities where Paul caused an uproar. The local city leaders accused Paul and Silas of “turning the world upside down.” Paul and Silas left the city under the … Continue reading

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October 23 – Integrity

(still working a day behind…sorry) 1 Thessalonians 2:1-16; Isaiah 14-16; Psalm 113 Jesus taught a lot about integrity. He taught that amidst the background of those who would use God’s word and the worship of God as tools to get … Continue reading

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October 22 – About My Church

(Yes, a day late. I’m a day behind right now) 1 Thessalonians 1; Isaiah 11-13; Psalm 112 So much of the New Testament consists of letters written by Paul to churches. What would Paul write about your church? If he … Continue reading

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October 21 – God Wins!

Revelation 21-22; Isaiah 9-10; Psalm 111 In the beginning of time, God set before man two trees: the tree of life and the tree of the knowledge of good and evil. Time since then has been an exploration of the … Continue reading

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