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October 18 – #MeToo #IBelieveYou and Let’s #ChangeTheWorld

Revelation 18; Isaiah 3-4; Psalm 109:1-19 I can’t think of any job that is more physically and emotionally demanding than that of a firefighter. They run into burning buildings and they run into burning forests. They pull people out of … Continue reading

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October 10 – Changing the Menu

Revelation 10; Nehemiah 13; Psalm 104:24-35 “Revenge is a dish best served cold.” You’ve probably heard this phrase. While it’s been around earth for a few hundred years, Khan, in the movie “The Wrath of Khan” reminds us that this … Continue reading

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October 8 – Keep Praying

Revelation 8; Nehemiah 11; Psalm 103 I believe that one of the most ridiculous questions in the world is, “Did you have a good workout?” The answer, of course, is “no” because there’s no such thing as a good workout. … Continue reading

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December 23 – Answered Prayer

Psalm 113; Isaiah 42:14-21; Luke 1:5-25 If you read tales from the mission field you will hear of answered prayers again and again. Whether it’s a miraculous provision of food or supplies, protection from hostile inhabitants of the land, or … Continue reading

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May 14 – Ready?

Psalm 104:24-34 35b; 2 Kings 2:1-15a; Luke 1:5-17 The years before the Revolutionary War saw a movement known as the First Great Awakening. It was a time of revival in many American churches, and this spirit of revival rebelled against authoritarianism. … Continue reading

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May 1 – Stirring the Pool

Acts 16:9-15; Psalm 67; Revelation 21:10 22—22:5; John 14:23-29; John 5:1-9 They live on the fringes of society. Occasionally they blend in. We have a good time. Then we go home and they go home. Often they are isolated. No … Continue reading

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May 11 – Parenting

Acts 20:1-16; Judges 13; Job 41 Sometimes it’s the simple acts of faith that are the hardest. Manoah’s wife came to him to tell him startling news. A man of God had come to her and told her not only … Continue reading

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April 8 – I Am Mary

Matthew 28; Deuteronomy 9-10; Job 8 If you know what it’s like to be given all the work in a family and none of the recognition you can probably understand Mary’s point of view. If you lived in a society … Continue reading

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December 22 – When God Answers Prayer

Luke 1:1-25; Ezekiel 33; Isaiah 57 Zacharias is an interesting figure in the Christmas story. He was an older priest, married to Elizabeth. (Elizabeth and Mary were related.) Zacharias and Elizabeth had been praying for a child. The two of … Continue reading

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April 8 (Makeup) – Resurrection Power!

A few weeks ago I was feeling too bad to write. When I realized what the passage was, I decided to wait until today to make that day up. He is risen! Matthew 28; Deuteronomy 9-10; Job 8 On Friday … Continue reading

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