Monthly Archives: February 2015

February 28 – Marriage

Matthew 8:1-13; Exodus 39:1-40:38; Proverbs 18 Marriage is under attack in today’s society. Some would live together without the commitment of marriage. Some have a weak commitment to their marriage that will last only as long as the feelings. Others, … Continue reading

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February 27 – Showing Joy

Matthew 7; Exodus 37:1-38:31; Proverbs 17 Attitude is everything. Well, almost everything. I know people who go through difficult times that would destroy most people with a smile. They survive. Other people face a small bump in their road and … Continue reading

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February 26 – STOP! It’s Too Much!

Matthew 6:19-34; Exodus 35:1-36:38; Proverbs 16 The Israelites who fled from Egypt had a lot of problems. Their willingness to give for a greater purpose was not one of them. Sometimes it got them in trouble, as in the day … Continue reading

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February 25 – Meeting Needs

Matthew 6:1-18; Exodus 33:1-34:35; Proverbs 15 There are a lot of things that Christians do to help people who are poor that go unnoticed. Denominations, churches, and individuals work to alleviate poverty and help people pull themselves out of poverty. … Continue reading

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February 24 – Love Your Enemy

Matthew 5:21-48; Exodus 30-32; Proverbs 14 As I read the news and see what’s going on in the world, one of the stories that sends me into a rage is that which is happening in the Middle East right now. … Continue reading

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February 23 – Friends

Matthew 5:1-20; Exodus 28:1-29:46; Proverbs 13 One of the difficulties parents of middle school children face is that their children try out new things and stretch the boundaries. They have more freedom as they change classes. There are new people … Continue reading

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February 22 – Temptation

Matthew 4; Exodus 25-27; Proverbs 12 I have heard people talk about temptation as if being tempted was a sin. They remind us, when describing their temptation, often quite vividly, that Jesus told us to pray that God not lead … Continue reading

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February 21 – I Love Where I Live!

Matthew 3; Exodus 24; Proverbs 11 I have a bad habit. Ok, let’s face it, I have many bad habits, but only one I’m talking about today. I have noticed that I tend to speak badly about my city. I … Continue reading

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February 20 – Truth, Justice, and the Godly Way

Matthew 2; Exodus 22:1-23:33; Proverbs 10 I’ve heard the old saying ever since I was young that justice is blind. True justice seeks the truth and consequences are based on the truth. It doesn’t always work that way. Some would … Continue reading

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February 19 – Idols

Matthew 1; Exodus 20:1-21:36; Proverbs 9 As I read ancient history I continue to be amazed by people who would craft idols out of gold, silver, or even wood and then worship them. It just didn’t make sense to believe … Continue reading

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