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July 18 – There Are No Safety Features When You Live by Faith

Psalm 20-22 Acts 21:1-17 “When we all heard this, we and the people there begged Paul not to go to Jerusalem. But he said, ‘Why are you crying and making me so sad? I am not only ready to be … Continue reading

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December 22 – Endure Now for the Future Glory

Psalm 113; Genesis 30:1-24; Romans 8:18-30 The story of the ant and the grasshopper is an interesting story. In the original fable by Aesop, the ant works hard gathering and storing food while the grasshopper refuses to work and plays … Continue reading

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November 4 – Is Your Conscience Clear?

Psalm 17:1-9; Genesis 38:1-26; Acts 24:10-23 Sometimes you wonder about people. Why do they do what they do? In a “true confessions” site people explained why they got fired from their jobs. One of the strangest reasons was the guy … Continue reading

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May 9 – Rights and Privileges

Psalm 29; Exodus 40:16-38; Acts 16:35-40 A number of years ago one of the credit card companies had a commercial that portrayed some of the benefits of being a member in their credit card club. The tag line at the … Continue reading

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July 5 – Got Persecution?

Mark 13:1-13; 1 Kings 6; Hosea 8 What will be the signs of the end times? Even today prognosticators seek to read the Bible and set a date for the end times. The disciples asked Jesus when it would happen … Continue reading

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July 5 – Arrested Development

Mark 13:1-13; 1 Kings 6; Hosea 8 One of my professors made the claim that the problem with Christians is that no one wants to kill them anymore. He might even add that no one even wants to arrest them. … Continue reading

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