Tag Archives: Baptists

August 22 – Breaking the Rules, Again!

John 5:1-18; 1 Chronicles 18-19; Zechariah 7  “When Jesus saw him lying there, and knew that he already had been in that condition a long time, He said to him, ‘Do you want to be made well?’ The sick man … Continue reading

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October 25 – Respecting the Members of the Human Family

Jeremiah 6-8 1 Timothy 5 “Do not speak angrily to an older man, but plead with him as if he were your father. Treat younger men like brothers, older women like mothers, and younger women like sisters. Always treat them … Continue reading

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October 23 – What Do We Expect From Christian Leaders?

Jeremiah 1-2 1 Timothy 3 “In the same way, deacons must be respected by others, not saying things they do not mean. They must not drink too much wine or try to get rich by cheating others.” (1 Timothy 3:8 … Continue reading

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September 26 – A Perfect Love

1 John 4; Ezra 1-2; Psalm 91 I’ve had a few people ask me why I don’t talk about particular sins here: you know the ones Baptists, especially, are supposed to attack. I mention “sin” in general but talk a … Continue reading

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August 17 – Gone But Not Forgotten

John 3:1-21; 1 Chronicles 12; Zechariah2 Someone once asked me why Baptists don’t observe Lent. I gave them a funny look and said, with a smile of course, “Baptists don’t have anything left to give up.” We laughed. They took … Continue reading

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April 29 – Humble Beginnings

Acts 13:1-25; Joshua 18-19; Job 29 It was in the mid 1970’s that a young Steve Jobs showed up at that electronics store asking for credit to buy the parts to assemble what became known as the Apple 1 computer. … Continue reading

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