Monthly Archives: September 2015

September 28 – Grace, Mercy, Peace

2 John 1; Ezra 5-6; Psalm 93 I sometimes wonder if people who don’t believe in God have chosen to take that stand because they believe that for some reason they can never be accepted by God. It’s probably not … Continue reading

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September 27 – Confidence

(Yes, I know that today is the 29th. I’m still two days behind, but will catch up as soon as the crunch of grading is over!) 1 John 5; Ezra 3-4; Psalm 92 In conversations with people who tell me … Continue reading

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September 26 – Go Team!

1 John 4; Ezra 1-2; Psalm 91 You may have seen a commercial like this: a man and a woman meet eyes across a crowded room. It looks to be love at first sight. They fight through the crowd so … Continue reading

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September 25 – God’s Standards

1 John 3; 2 Chronicles 36; Psalm 90 John speaks often of the love of God, but he reminds us that our love of God is reflected in the way we live. “No one who is born of God will … Continue reading

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September 24 – Who Did Jesus Hate?

1 John 2; 2 Chronicles 35; Psalm 89:38-52 Who would Jesus hate? That’s really a serious question because we live in a world where many who claim to be Christians are known for their hate and it occurred to me … Continue reading

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September 23 – Needing Forgiveness

1 John 1; 2 Chronicles 34; Psalm 89:19-37 Have you ever met someone who doesn’t need God to forgive them? You know the kind of person I mean. They’ve never done anything wrong – at least in their own eyes. … Continue reading

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September 22 – The Call of God

John 21; 2 Chronicles 33; Psalm 89:1-18 When I was young, people talked about trying to find themselves. What they were really searching for is their purpose in life. As I grew older and came to know Jesus I realized … Continue reading

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September 21 – Peace With a Purpose

John 20:19-31; 2 Chronicles 32; Psalm 88 It’s funny that we can talk about football, the latest movie, or a great restaurant and just enjoy the conversation. We can even get into heated arguments over our favorite sports teams and … Continue reading

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September 20 – Defibrillators

Just a note: I have had to do some traveling to deal with family issues. This has disrupted the timing of my writing. I am hoping to catch up and get back on track within the next few days. John … Continue reading

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September 19 – Purity

John 19:16-42; 2 Chronicles 30; Psalm 86 It was a most peculiar celebration of the Passover. It was a month late because they needed to make sure they had enough priests consecrated. Hezekiah sent messengers from all over the area … Continue reading

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