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July 5 – True Freedom Through Forgiveness

Job 30-31 Acts 13:26-52 “Brothers, understand what we are telling you: You can have forgiveness of your sins through Jesus. The law of Moses could not free you from your sins. But through Jesus everyone who believes is free from … Continue reading

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June 25 – When The Power Speaks Truth to Us

Job 3-4 Acts 7:44-60 “They took him out of the city and began to throw stones at him to kill him. And those who told lies against Stephen left their coats with a young man named Saul. While they were … Continue reading

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January 28 – Forgiven and Forgiving

Exodus 19-20 Matthew 18:21-35 “Then the master called his servant in and said, ‘You evil servant! Because you begged me to forget what you owed, I told you that you did not have to pay anything. You should have showed … Continue reading

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December 17 – Rejoicing and Gentleness – What Christians Should Act Like

Philippians 4; Ezekiel 24; Isaiah 52 Dr. Norman Vincent Peale was a great motivational speaker and preacher. He tells this story on himself that I’ve always loved. “A drunk saw Peale across a busy restaurant. ‘Dr. Peale, Dr. Peale, he … Continue reading

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December 12 – A Partnership That Changes the World

Philippians 1:1-11; Ezekiel 18; Isaiah 47 You probably don’t recognize the names Larry Page and Sergey Brin. They met at Stanford in 1995, became good friends, and dropped out of doctoral work together. They had worked together on some different … Continue reading

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December 8 – Dealing With Anger and Bitterness

Ephesians 4:17-32; Ezekiel 12-13; Isaiah 43 You’ve probably seen one of those commercials where someone is foaming at the mouth upset about something that seems trivial. Then, a friend recognizes their anger and hands them a certain brand of candy … Continue reading

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December 7 – Inconceivable!

Ephesians 4:1-16; Ezekiel 10-11; Isaiah 42 I know that this is inconceivable, but I‘ve never watched the movie “Princess Bride.” There are some great lines from that movie that I’ve picked up on, and use, but as inconceivable as it … Continue reading

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November 26 – Seeking Genuine Faith Amidst Forgeries

Galatians 1; Jeremiah 47-48; Psalm 142 In 2003 the Bolton Museum, in England, bought an ancient Egyptian statue called the “Amarna Princess” for around $500,000. They did their due diligence and had the British museum authenticate it. It was displayed … Continue reading

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May 27 – Whom Do You Serve?

Romans 2:1-3:8; 1 Samuel 10:17-11:15; Psalm 56 If I were to ask you to name a good person in this world, you could probably come up with a few names. You would recognize them by their selfless service to others, … Continue reading

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April 7 – Keep On Loving

Matthew 27:32-66; Deuteronomy 7-8; Job 7 People don’t change their minds easily. Research shows that it is much easier to use information to reinforce a belief that is held, no matter how tenuous that belief might be, than it is … Continue reading

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