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September 23 – Your Money’s No Good Here

Song of Solomon 1-3 Galatians 2 “Yet we know that a person is made right with God not by following the law, but by trusting in Jesus Christ. So we, too, have put our faith in Christ Jesus, that we … Continue reading

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June 21 – As A Matter of Fact, You Were Responsible

Esther 3-5 Acts 5:22-42 “Peter and the other apostles answered, “We must obey God, not human authority! You killed Jesus by hanging him on a cross. But God, the God of our ancestors, raised Jesus up from the dead!” (Acts … Continue reading

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May 7 – When You Know God’s Will – Do It!

2 Kings 1-3 Luke 24:1-35 “The women left the tomb and told all these things to the eleven apostles and the other followers.” (Luke 24:9 NCV) If you wanted to start a new religion in ancient Israel, there would be … Continue reading

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April 25 – Paradigm Shifts

Acts 10:34-48; Joshua 9-10; Job 25 In AD 312, Constantine was facing a battle for control of the Western Roman Empire. He had a vision of a cross in the sky hearing the words, “In this sign, you shall conquer.” … Continue reading

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April 16 – All Because of the Resurrection

Acts 5:17-42; Deuteronomy 25-27; Job 16 Jesus changed the world. Most people describe the year based on the number of years since His birth – slightly miscalculated, but that was the intent. Most Christians observe Sunday as a day of … Continue reading

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April 9 – Expectations and Reality

Acts 1; Deuteronomy 11-12; Job 9 When I began teaching, I had some unrealistic expectations. I expected kids to sit quietly and learn, enthralled with every word that came out of my mouth. I expected amazing classroom discipline as kids … Continue reading

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November 7 – Story Time

Psalm 123; Job 20:1-11; 2 Peter 1:16-21 November is a month to celebrate many things. As followers of Christ we use this month as a time of Thanksgiving. Some writers use this month to celebrate insanity by writing a novel … Continue reading

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April 11 – Awkward!

Psalm 121; Ezekiel 1:1-25; Acts 9:19b-31 The coach was introducing a couple of pitchers that the team had picked up in a trade. He said, “These were guys that our hitters couldn’t hit, so we traded for them.” Trades and … Continue reading

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April 3 – Repentance AND Forgiveness

Acts 5:27-32; Psalm 118:14-29; or Psalm 150; Revelation 1:4-8; John 20:19-31 There is an easy way to start a fight on social media. Tell someone that something in their life is wrong or sinful. You will be called a “hater.” … Continue reading

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April 1 – Can You Handle the Truth?

Psalm 150; 1 Samuel 17:19-32; Acts 5:17-26 In a scene from “A Few Good Men” made famous by YouTube and internet memes, a witness responds to the lawyer’s questioning by yelling out “You can’t handle the truth.” Truth is a … Continue reading

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