Monthly Archives: November 2015

November 11 – Kindness, Love, and Mercy

Titus 3; Jeremiah 17-18; Psalm 127 Alright, I’ll admit it. Sometimes I begin to think about how lucky God is to have me as one of His followers. I start thinking pretty highly of myself. I wonder what God would … Continue reading

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November 10 – Turning

Titus 2; Jeremiah 15-16; Psalm 126 Jeremiah was a prophet with a tough job. His job was to be God’s spokesman to a people that were about to undergo catastrophic loss. Israel was about to be destroyed as a nation, … Continue reading

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November 9 – On the Road Again

Titus 1; Jeremiah 13-14; Psalm 125 The old saying was that “all roads lead to Rome.” During the days of the Roman Empire, as they sought to solidify their rule, they created the roads and pathways they needed to transport … Continue reading

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November 8 – Blaming God

2 Timothy 4; Jeremiah 11-12; Psalm 124 Let’s come out into the open and admit what we are all thinking, but would never dare to say. Sometimes God gets it wrong. There I said it. If you haven’t at least … Continue reading

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November 7 – Persecution

2 Timothy 3; Jeremiah 9-10; Psalm 123 Well, the great persecution of Christians has truly begun. In the days after October 31, the (gasp) “holiday displays” are going up in the stores. The employees will harass us by saying “Happy … Continue reading

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November 6 – We’ve Got the Power!

2 Timothy 2; Jeremiah 7-8; Psalm 122 There are some who treat God as the granter of magical wishes. They seem to act as if saying the right magical words will automatically cover all their previous offenses and suddenly make … Continue reading

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November 5 – Amazing Grace

2 Timothy 1; Jeremiah 5-6; Psalm 121 People love to search for their past. The book and movie “Roots” was well received in part because it was a story of that search. In the Bible, you will read a lot … Continue reading

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November 4 – Our Pursuit

1 Timothy 5:23-6:21; Jeremiah 3-4; Psalm 120 Success is an elusive concept. Everyone seems to have their own idea of what it means to be successful. If you are a sports figure, you used to compare statistics; now you compare … Continue reading

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November 3 – Family First

1 Timothy 5:1-22; Jeremiah 1-2; Psalm 119:145-176 At one time people who moved to a new community were advised to join a church because you could make good, important connections there. It would look good on your unofficial resume. That … Continue reading

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November 2 – Godliness

1 Timothy 4; Isaiah 38-39; Psalm 119:121-144 We have become obsessed with physical fitness. While our jobs have become office bound and sedentary, we use our off time to go to the gym, to walk or jog in the park … Continue reading

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