Monthly Archives: September 2017

September 30 – #ThatsGrace

Jude 1; Ezra 9-10; Psalm 95 Sometimes people misunderstand. Sometimes others do it deliberately. My then fiancé, now wife, and her roommate Terry used to make it a habit to misconstrue everything I said. I don’t remember all of the … Continue reading

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September 29 – Evil: The Impossible Choice

3 John 1; Ezra 7-8; Psalm 94 One of the amazing things about Christianity is that our relationship with God is completely dependent upon Him. We come to that relationship through His grace. We stay in that relationship by His … Continue reading

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September 28 – Don’t Even Welcome Them

2 John 1; Ezra 5-6; Psalm 93 The old joke used to be that anyone could throw on a bathrobe, walk the beaches of California, and utter a few incomprehensible sayings that seemed to have deeper meaning to start a … Continue reading

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September 27 – The Lady or The Tiger

1 John 5; Ezra 3-4; Psalm 92 Frank Stockton tells a tale that most of us have read at one time or another in our school days: The Lady or the Tiger. He uses much more flowery language to set … Continue reading

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September 26 – A Perfect Love

1 John 4; Ezra 1-2; Psalm 91 I’ve had a few people ask me why I don’t talk about particular sins here: you know the ones Baptists, especially, are supposed to attack. I mention “sin” in general but talk a … Continue reading

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September 25 – A Time To Act

1 John 3; 2 Chronicles 36; Psalm 90 You’ve probably seen the picture. In the picture, taken at a German shipyard in 1936, hundreds of people are enthusiastically giving the Nazi salute. One man, standing at the back, has his … Continue reading

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September 24 – Love Drives Out Hate

1 John 2; 2 Chronicles 35; Psalm 89:38-52 There is a disturbing trend in our society that is stifling discussion of legitimate issues and polarizing the country. We, as a society, have decided that it’s important to label anyone who … Continue reading

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September 23 – Sinless Imperfections?

1 John 1; 2 Chronicles 34; Psalm 89:19-37 According to some in the Christian community, they no longer sin. Once they accept Christ as their Savior, they no longer commit any kind of sin. They just don’t do that. John … Continue reading

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September 22 – Restitution and Restoration

John 21; 2 Chronicles 33; Psalm 89:1-18 Bernie Madoff. There, that name oughta get your blood boiling! Madoff was the perpetrator of one of the largest Ponzi schemes in US history, bilking investors, many of them well known, out of … Continue reading

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September 21 – When Courage Comes

John 20:19-31; 2 Chronicles 32; Psalm 88 Don’t you hate it when the best stories are apocryphal? We love the stories. We repeat them as great examples, only to find out that they may not be true. For example, according … Continue reading

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