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November 16 – From This Time On and Evermore

Ezekiel 3-4 Hebrews 11:20-40 “These were all commended for their faith, yet none of them received what had been promised, since God had planned something better for us so that only together with us would they be made perfect.” (Hebrews … Continue reading

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June 5 – God Chose Us Because of Who He Is

2 Chronicles 23-24 John 15 “You did not choose me; I chose you. And I gave you this work: to go and produce fruit, fruit that will last. Then the Father will give you anything you ask for in my … 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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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 8 Be Careful What You Ask For

Acts 18; Judges 9; Job 38 We’ve all heard the phrase: “Be careful what you ask for, you may get it.” While it’s not in the Bible, I can’t help but think the first person to think these words, if … Continue reading

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January 20 – Passion for God

Luke 15; Genesis 27:1-45; Psalm 20 I don’t do a lot of celebrating. If I were a football player, I wouldn’t have a special celebration for a touchdown; I’d hand the ball to the ref and say something like “See … 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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May 4 – Sometimes God Says No

Acts 16:1-15; Judges 2-3; Job 34 Sometimes God says, “No.” That’s easy to understand when you’re asking for a new car or a new job. It’s not so easy to understand when you’re getting ready to do what you think … Continue reading

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Action Step – 2013 #4 – Be the Answer

It was getting dark out and the nuns had been on a mission of mercy to a bad part of town. As they headed towards the car, the driver let out a little yelp when she realized that she had … Continue reading

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