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July 1 – From Stupid Questions to Amazing Salvation

Job 20-21 Acts 10:24-48 “While Peter was still saying this, the Holy Spirit came down on all those who were listening. The Jewish believers who came with Peter were amazed that the gift of the Holy Spirit had been given … Continue reading

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June 20 – Dealing With Fake Faith

Esther 1-2 Acts 5:1-21 “Peter said, ‘Ananias, why did you let Satan rule your thoughts to lie to the Holy Spirit and to keep for yourself part of the money you received for the land? Before you sold the land, … Continue reading

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June 4 – When We’re With Him

2 Chronicles 21-22 John 14 “There are many rooms in my Father’s house; I would not tell you this if it were not true. I am going there to prepare a place for you. After I go and prepare a … Continue reading

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May 29 – It Was (Figuratively) the Best of Times, It Was (Literally) the Worst of Times

2 Chronicles 7-9 John 11:1-29 “Jesus said, ‘Your brother will rise and live again.’ Martha answered, ‘I know that he will rise and live again in the resurrection on the last day.’” (John 11:23-24 NCV) Sometimes, Jesus is easy to … Continue reading

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May 20 – The Only Way to Go

1 Chronicles 10-12 John 6:45-71 “Simon Peter answered him, ‘Lord, who would we go to? You have the words that give eternal life.’” (John 6:68 NCV) Jesus’s teaching shocked many of those who’d been following Him. He’d given bread to … Continue reading

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Getting Rid of Knee Jerk Reactions and Condescending Attitudes

If you’re a Christian in the Conservative/Evangelical tradition, the idea of women in ministry or church leadership was never really a concern until recent times. We knew “they” didn’t belong because that was the way it had always been. That … Continue reading

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April 18 – Gaining Focus in the Middle of a Carnival

2 Samuel 3-5 Luke 14:25-35 “If anyone comes to me but loves his father, mother, wife, children, brothers, or sisters—or even life—more than me, he cannot be my follower.” (Luke 14:26 NCV) Jesus became a Judean rock star. People gathered … Continue reading

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April 6 – “I’m Dying To Be Shown That You Are Not Just Any Man”

1 Samuel 4-6 Luke 9:1-17 “Herod said, ‘I cut off John’s head, so who is this man I hear such things about?’ And Herod kept trying to see Jesus.” (Luke 9:9) Herod Antipas was THE man in Galilee. He was … Continue reading

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March 14 – Whatever It Takes

Deuteronomy 22-24 Mark 14:1-26 “Jesus sent two of his followers and said to them, ‘Go into the city and a man carrying a jar of water will meet you. Follow him. When he goes into a house, tell the owner … Continue reading

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December 23 – Is This The End, Or Is This The Beginning?

Luke 1:26-56; Ezekiel 34; Isaiah 58 Something about a baby changes lives. I remember when my wife let me know that she was expecting our first child. Life changed from that moment as we were no long just husband and … Continue reading

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