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December 9 – Ending an Evil in Our World

Ephesians 5:1-20; Ezekiel 14-15; Isaiah 44 When Hugh Hefner died recently, he was eulogized and lionized by many who applauded his business acumen, or his work that opened up the doors to “sexual freedom.” He turned $8,000 of borrowed money … Continue reading

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August 30 – Ending Slavery

John 8:21-47; 2 Chronicles 2:17-5:1; Malachi 1:1-2:9 The institution of slavery is one of the darkest blots on mankind throughout history. Among ways slavery has been practices throughout history, what happened in the United States was one of the most … Continue reading

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July 19 – Mutual Respect

1 Corinthians 7:1-24; 1 Kings 20; Amos 4:4-13 If you get married in Scotland, there is a tradition that’s designed to make sure that the husband and the wife will endure just about anything. The prospective bride and groom are … Continue reading

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June 29 – Christian Marriage

Mark 10:1-31; 2 Samuel 23; Hosea 3 It happened just a couple of years ago: the first divorce where notification was given through Facebook. For some, it became a joking matter, but for Ellanora Baidoo it became a necessity. The … Continue reading

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April 28 – When God Answers

Acts 12; Joshua 15-17; Job 28 Clay Lein might be forgiven for not expecting his prayer to be answered. His wife had begged him to go to church with her. He went, even though he was an atheist, because “that’s … Continue reading

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January 11 – Watering the House

Luke 10:21-42; Genesis 18; Psalm 11 During the summer, when the South Texas heat zaps the land, we engage in what seems like a strange ritual. We water our houses. Ok, I know the jokes. “Trying to make your house … Continue reading

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December 6 – For the Children

Luke 1:68-79; Malachi 4:1-6; Luke 9:1-6 If you ever become a legislator and you want to make sure a bill passes, make sure there is some provision in that bill that can be advocated for with the line “think about … Continue reading

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