Monthly Archives: May 2017

May 31 – Dead to Sin

Romans 6; 1 Samuel 15; Psalm 60 Northwestern University psychologists conducted a study that was reported on by Scientific American in 2010. The article was titled “Why We Return to Bad Habits.” In the study, people who had quit smoking … Continue reading

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May 30 – God’s Great Love

Romans 5; 1 Samuel 14; Psalm 59 Marriages among royalty in ancient times were often more political than romantic. Wives were, in essence, political pawns used to cement alliances and keep the peace. Nebuchadnezzar II of Babylon had married Amytis … Continue reading

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May 29 – Carry On in Faith

Romans 4; 1 Samuel 13; Psalm 58 It’s been a long while since I’ve been to an amusement park. I have to admit, I enjoy the rides and the shows, but I hate the lines. For some of the roller … Continue reading

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May 28 – All Means All

Romans 3:9-31; 1 Samuel 12; Psalm 57 You’ve probably heard the saying “All the ground at the foot of the cross is level.” I’m sure that many people who hear it, wonder what it means. Those who understand the phrase … Continue reading

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May 27 – Whom Do You Serve?

Romans 2:1-3:8; 1 Samuel 10:17-11:15; Psalm 56 If I were to ask you to name a good person in this world, you could probably come up with a few names. You would recognize them by their selfless service to others, … Continue reading

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May 26 – Live By Faith

Romans 1:16-32; 1 Samuel 9:1-10:16; Psalm 55 Core Values guide companies in their work. When a company has strong core values, every decision they make takes those values into account. Strong core values can prevent companies from making mistakes that … Continue reading

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May 25 – What’s Your Reputation?

Romans 1:1-15; 1 Samuel 8; Psalm 54 “Where’s the beef?” If the first thing you thought of was a Wendy’s burger, you’ve been influenced by advertising – or “branding” as they call it today. I’m going to give you a … Continue reading

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May 24 – Listen

Acts 28:17-31; 1 Samuel 6; 1 Samuel 7; Psalm 53 You may have heard, or used the old phrase, “I could agree with you, but then we’d both be wrong.” We laugh at that first, then, we start thinking about … Continue reading

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May 23 – When Bad Things Happen

Acts 28:1-16; 1 Samuel 4; 1 Samuel 5; Psalm 52 Dr. Albert Mehrabian did a research study that showed that when feelings were communicated, only 7% of the communication was through words, 38% through tone of voice, and 55% through … Continue reading

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May 22 – Joy

Acts 27:13-44; 1 Samuel 3; Psalm 51 “Where does your joy come from?” Have you ever been asked that question? People who know what we have gone through over the last year and a half will ask us that question. … Continue reading

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