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January 4 – When Jesus Calls

“As Jesus was walking by Lake Galilee, he saw two brothers, Simon (called Peter) and his brother Andrew. They were throwing a net into the lake because they were fishermen. Jesus said, ‘Come follow me, and I will make you … Continue reading

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October 14 – Last Chances

Revelation 14; Esther 5:1-6:13; Psalm 106:24-48 You’ve probably gotten advertising flyers in the mail, heard commercials on the radio, or seen them on TV where the person implores you to buy their product because this is your “last chance” to … Continue reading

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April 8 – Changing the World

Matthew 28; Deuteronomy 9-10; Job 8 Earlier this week, Americans observed the 100th anniversary of the beginning of our involvement in World War I. The war began when the Archduke Ferdinand was assassinated in 1914, setting off a chain of … Continue reading

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March 11 – When Weeds Become Wheat

Matthew 13:24-58; Leviticus 19; Proverbs 29 Mass hysteria struck Massachusetts from February of 1692 to May of 1693. A few children began to act strangely. People began to denounce others as witches. The fact that one of the so-called witches … Continue reading

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November 6 – Heavenly Marriage?

Job 19:23-27a; Psalm 17:1-9; 2 Thessalonians 2:1-5 13-17; Luke 20:27-38 Harry and Jeannette de Lange had been married 63 years. Their love continued through difficulties and in later years they were placed in separate living facilities. They were finally able … Continue reading

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March 27 – Resurrection Day!

Acts 10:34-43; or Isaiah 65:17-25; Psalm 118:1-2 14-24; 1 Corinthians 15:19-26; or Acts 10:34-43; John 20:1-18; or Luke 24:1-12  Resurrection Day! We celebrate the Resurrection of Jesus not only on Easter, but on every Sunday. Oh, perhaps the meaning is … Continue reading

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October 5 – The Cross: Foolishness or Power?

Revelation 5; Nehemiah 7:5-8:12; Psalm 100 In his book “The Great Divorce” CS Lewis tells the story of the fictional theologian who thinks Jesus was a failure because He died at such an early age. He ponders aloud the question … Continue reading

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February 3 – Turning Point: Resurrection

Luke 24:1-12; Genesis 43; Psalm 34 I’ve found that life has lots of turning points; times and places where our lives change because we make one choice or another. Robert Frost described that issue in the poem “The Road Not … Continue reading

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December 23 – When Angels Speak

Luke 1:26-56; Ezekiel 34; Isaiah 58 Somehow we have this picture of angels as wandering around in halos and white bathrobes with sweet smiles on their faces. They flit from cloud to cloud, playing their harps and everything is sweetness … Continue reading

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October 5 – Worship

Revelation 5; Nehemiah 7:5-8:12; Psalm 100 Worship begins with a recognition of who God is. We show that we know that He is worthy of our praise and adulation for being God: the Creator, the Sustainer, the Redeemer. It continues … Continue reading

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