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September 19 – God’s Strength Shows Through My Weakness

Ecclesiastes 1-3 2 Corinthians 11:16-33 “If I must brag, I will brag about the things that show I am weak.” (2 Corinthians 11:30 NCV) In modern terms, we’d probably describe this section of 2 Corinthians as Paul’s “humble brag.” In … Continue reading

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November 1 – Excellent Standing and Great Assurance

1 Timothy 3; Isaiah 36-37; Psalm 119:97-120 We are a sports mad society. Whether it be football, basketball, hockey, or – oh yeah – baseball, our eyes are glued to the TV sets to watch the latest effort of our … Continue reading

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April 27 – “Christians”

Acts 11:19-30; Joshua 13-14; Job 27 In October, 1993 the sports world was rocked by the announcement that Michael Jordan was retiring from basketball. He had just finished leading the Chicago Bulls to their third straight championship. Most thought Jordan … Continue reading

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February 24 – Two Cheeks

Matthew 5:21-48; Exodus 30-32; Proverbs 14 It was the mid-1940’s. Baseball was still a “white man’s game.” Oh, the old Negro leagues existed, but the Major Leagues did not have any black players. Branch Rickey, president and general manager of … Continue reading

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April 18 – Celebrate

Psalm 100; Ezekiel 37:15-28; Revelation 15:1-4 The Chicago Cubs have gained a new reputation in baseball. They now know how to win. They had the third highest number of wins last season and they have started winning a lot of … Continue reading

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