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January 13 – Cleansing Our Thoughts and Attitudes

Luke 11:29-54; Genesis 20; Psalm 13 “When the Pharisee saw it, he marveled that He had not first washed before dinner. Then the Lord said to him, ‘Now you Pharisees make the outside of the cup and dish clean, but … Continue reading

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September 27 – Living in Grace for Eternal Life

Isaiah 3-4 Galatians 6 “Do not be fooled: You cannot cheat God. People harvest only what they plant. If they plant to satisfy their sinful selves, their sinful selves will bring them ruin. But if they plant to please the … Continue reading

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August 8 – Your Hard Work Won’t Help You

Psalm 74-76 Romans 9:16-33 “So what does all this mean? Those who are not Jews were not trying to make themselves right with God, but they were made right with God because of their faith. The people of Israel tried … Continue reading

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November 15 – Blessing and Cursing From the Same Mouth?

James 3; Jeremiah 25-26; Psalm 131 Scientists today are praising the art of gossip. They explain their position by noting that this is how social norms are passed on. Apparently, people won’t know what’s right and what’s wrong unless tales … Continue reading

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August 7 – Git ‘Er Done

2 Corinthians 8; 2 Kings 20-21; Nahum 2 One of the activities I participate in almost every year is National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo). The idea behind NaNoWriMo is that every person has that one story, that one novel inside … Continue reading

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January 25 – When Stories Become Real

Just a note: this should have been done and posted yesterday. It wasn’t because of a family emergency. I will catch up with today’s post later. Luke 19:1-27; Genesis 32-33; Psalm 25 There is a video of a stunt for … Continue reading

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July 29 – Setting the Stage

Psalm 49:1-12; Proverbs 24:1-12; Ephesians 4:17-24 Every night stage productions happen all over the world. Actors play the parts of other people and thrill audiences in all sorts of productions. Once the curtain calls are over, though, it’s time. Actors … Continue reading

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February 27 – Showing Joy

Matthew 7; Exodus 37:1-38:31; Proverbs 17 Attitude is everything. Well, almost everything. I know people who go through difficult times that would destroy most people with a smile. They survive. Other people face a small bump in their road and … Continue reading

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May 31 – Grace

Romans 6; 1 Samuel 15; Psalm 60 One of the things that Americans are proud of is our freedom. We are free to choose our government. We are free to speak our minds on issues of religion and politics. We … Continue reading

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January 29 – Luke 21, Genesis 38, and Psalm 29

T-shirts today are a mix of pop psychology, religion and standup comedy. There’s also a sense of safety in wearing a t-shirt; people put shirts on with the most outlandish comments and rather than being ashamed or embarrassed, they shrug, … Continue reading

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