Monthly Archives: May 2015

May 20 – Drop the Mic

Acts 26:19-32; 1 Samuel 1:1-2:10; Psalm 49 Some of the best humor in the world is unintended. I think the Bible is full of that unintended humor. You read through it without thinking and you nod, thinking, “Ok, that’s God’s … Continue reading

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May 19 – Let There Be Light….

Acts 26:1-18; Ruth 3-4; Psalm 48 Persecution against the followers of Christ has been around since before we were called Christians. Sometimes we in America think we’ve invented the concept of persecution when things don’t go our way. In truth, … Continue reading

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May 18 – Commitment

Acts 25; Ruth 1-2; Psalm 47 It’s interesting that words shared in almost every Christian wedding ceremony were spoken by a widow to her widowed mother-in-law. “But Ruth replied, ‘Don’t urge me to leave you or to turn back from … Continue reading

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May 17 – Great Expectations

(I hate when I realize I didn’t write the previous day’s thoughts!) Acts 24:10-27; Judges 21; Psalm 46 Christianity is an easy religion to believe – until you start thinking about what it really means to follow Christ. When we … Continue reading

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May 16 – Justice

Acts 23:23-24:9; Judges 20; Psalm 45 There is within each of us a sense of justice. Something bad happens in life and our reaction is akin to “That’s just wrong!” That sense of right or wrong is built into human … Continue reading

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May 15 – Dividing Line

Acts 22:30-23:22; Judges 19; Psalm 44 I always teach kids that they have to go back to basics. In football, it’s the stance, blocking, and tackling. In baseball, it’s hitting and throwing. In our faith, what sets us apart is … Continue reading

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May 14 – Dealing With The Temporary

Acts 21:37-22:29; Judges 17-18; Psalm 43 Everyone has those days, weeks, or maybe even years; even Christians. You know what I mean. You look at your spouse and ask. “What else can go wrong?” and you immediately regret asking that … Continue reading

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May 13 – Just Run!

Acts 21:1-36; Judges 16; Psalm 42 “If you loved me, you wouldn’t ask.” We teach girls to say things like that to boys who try to take advantage of their love in bad ways. In truth, it’s a question that … Continue reading

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May 12 – One Job…

Acts 20:17-34; Judges 14-15; Job 42 What does the future hold? We would all like to know the answer to that question. Tell me what stock will be valuable in ten years, I’ll buy it now. Tell me who will … Continue reading

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May 11 – Parenting

Acts 20:1-16; Judges 13; Job 41 Sometimes it’s the simple acts of faith that are the hardest. Manoah’s wife came to him to tell him startling news. A man of God had come to her and told her not only … Continue reading

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