Monthly Archives: August 2016

August 31 – Healing

Psalm 119:65-72; Isaiah 57:14-21; Luke 14:15-24 One of the ways doctors save lives these days is with organ transplants. It is one of the miracles of modern medicine that doctors can take an organ from another person, sometimes even when … Continue reading

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August 30 – Leadership

Psalm 119:65-72; Isaiah 2:12-17; Titus 1:1-9 There is the cliché view of CEOs as the kind of people who are hard-driving, hard drinking, hard-nosed people who trample over everyone on the way up and seem to believe that they have … Continue reading

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August 29 – To Do God’s Will

Psalm 119:65-72; 2 Chronicles 12:1-12; Hebrews 13:7-21 Have you ever wondered what God wants you to do? Of course you have. Don’t we all? We spend time in prayer searching for God’s will. When someone asks us to serve in … Continue reading

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August 28 – It’s Hard to be Humble

Proverbs 25:6-7; Psalm 112; Hebrews 13:1-8 15-16; Luke 14:1 7-14 There is the story told of a man with two heads. Each head was extremely annoying as they both bragged about what a great man he was and how he … Continue reading

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August 27 – On Greatness

Psalm 112; Proverbs 21:1-4 24-26; Matthew 20:20-28 My wife and I joke about my position as I help her through her recovery from surgery. Since I am, in essence, waiting on her hand and foot, we have joked about me … Continue reading

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August 26 – Covering Sins

Psalm 112; Proverbs 18:6-12; 1 Peter 4:7-11 Sometimes people who claim to be Christians can be very “helpful.” Have you noticed how many so-called Christians know just how terrible your sin is and make a point of highlighting not only … Continue reading

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August 25 – Someone DID Pay

Psalm 112; Proverbs 15:13-17; 1 Peter 3:8-12 It’s happened again. It’s happening more often as the days go by. My friend lost their job because they wouldn’t do something unethical at work. When they invoked their faith in Christ, they … Continue reading

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August 24 – Who Did It?

Psalm 109:21-31; Ezekiel 20:33-44; Luke 6:6-11 This year has been “interesting” so far to say the least. My wife got a diagnosis of breast cancer, her second in the same breast, and most of our year has been consumed with … Continue reading

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August 23 – The Danger of Tolerance

Psalm 109:21-31; Ezekiel 20:18-32; Revelation 3:7-13 Tolerance is one of the greatest virtues in our society today. We are to tolerate people’s life choices, profane language, and any other difference we may have. In some cases, people are very intolerant … Continue reading

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August 22 – Encouragement

Psalm 109:21-31; Ezekiel 20:1-17; Hebrews 3:7—4:11 If you have ever been to an area famous for its night life you may have been overwhelmed by the neon, the glitz, and the glitter. The finest cars in the city show up … Continue reading

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