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February 18 – What If We Learned to be Content?

Hebrews 13; Exodus 18; Exodus 19; Proverbs 8 “Let your conduct be without covetousness; be content with such things as you have. For He Himself has said, ‘I will never leave you nor forsake you.’” (Hebrews 13:5 NKJV) We don’t … Continue reading

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August 27 – Worth More Than Gold

Psalm 120-122 1 Corinthians 9 “So what reward do I get? This is my reward: that when I tell the Good News I can offer it freely. I do not use my full rights in my work of preaching the … Continue reading

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November 24 – When the Truth is Distorted

2 Peter 2; Jeremiah 43-44; Psalm 140 During the Spanish Civil War, a nationalist general spoke of the secret force he had in his battle. He told a journalist that he not only had four columns of troops approaching Madrid, … Continue reading

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March 18 – Enjoying Wealth

Matthew 18:1-20; Numbers 5-6; Ecclesiastes 5 The Chelsea Hotel in New York has been a hangout for artists for centuries. Mark Twain once lived there, as did Janis Joplin. At times, artists were allowed to pay the rent with their … Continue reading

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September 28 – Dealing with Arrogance

Psalm 62; Hosea 12:2-14; Matthew 19:16-22 There is an arrogance that comes with wealth. Not every wealthy person displays arrogance, though. We have been the beneficiaries on a couple of occasions when wealthy people have helped us and I know … Continue reading

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July 22 – “Them”

Psalm 138; Esther 3:7-15; Acts 2:22-36 “They” are always around. “They” are different. It may be their skin color, their language, their culture, their heritage, or their religion; but “they” are always around us. We have a natural reaction to … Continue reading

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April 25 – Not the Culture Club

Acts 10:34-48; Joshua 9-10; Job 25 There is a bit of cultural arrogance in every culture. “The way we do it is best,” is at least thought by just about everyone at one time or another. It really gets bad … Continue reading

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