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November 24 – Do We Find God’s Will to Consider It or Do It?

2 Peter 2; Jeremiah 43-44; Psalm 140 “Now it happened, when Jeremiah had stopped speaking to all the people all the words of the Lord their God, for which the Lord their God had sent him to them, all these … Continue reading

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November 17 – In Every Situation, In Every Circumstance

James 5; Jeremiah 29-30; Psalm 133 “And seek the peace of the city where I have caused you to be carried away captive, and pray to the Lord for it; for in its peace you will have peace.” (Jeremiah 29:7 … Continue reading

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January 2 – Dealing With Unintended Consequences

Genesis 4-6 Matthew 2 (New Century Version) “Jesus was born in the town of Bethlehem in Judea during the time when Herod was king. When Jesus was born, some wise men from the east came to Jerusalem. They asked, ‘Where … 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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June 22 – Pray

Mark 6:1-29; 2 Samuel 15; Daniel 9 The movie “”Patton” tells the story of General George C.Patton during World War II. As the war was closing down and troops were attacking German positions, the Germans made one last counter—attack that … Continue reading

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June 18 – “Who Ya Gonna Call?”

Mark 4:1-20; 2 Samuel 9; 2 Samuel 10; Daniel 5 You’ve probably heard someone say it if something strange happened: “Who ya gonna call? Ghostbusters!” Ok, I probably have to apologize for doing that right now because some of you … Continue reading

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June 14 – Impossible Things

Mark 1:21-45; 2 Samuel 3:2-39; Daniel 2:1-23 During World War II the Seabees, the name given to the Naval Construction Battalions, had a motto. “The difficult we do now, the impossible takes a little longer.” The motto described the Seabees … Continue reading

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May 30 – God’s Great Love

Romans 5; 1 Samuel 14; Psalm 59 Marriages among royalty in ancient times were often more political than romantic. Wives were, in essence, political pawns used to cement alliances and keep the peace. Nebuchadnezzar II of Babylon had married Amytis … Continue reading

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October 26 – They Should Know Better

Psalm 84:8-12; Daniel 5:13-31; Matthew 21:28-32 My pastor began his ministry at our church by talking about the past. One of his remarks was that if there were issues in the past, it was time to build a bridge and … Continue reading

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November 10 – Turning

Titus 2; Jeremiah 15-16; Psalm 126 Jeremiah was a prophet with a tough job. His job was to be God’s spokesman to a people that were about to undergo catastrophic loss. Israel was about to be destroyed as a nation, … Continue reading

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