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March 31 – What You Can Expect As a Follower of Christ

Judges 11-12 Luke 6:1-26 “People will hate you, shut you out, insult you, and say you are evil because you follow the Son of Man. But when they do, you will be blessed. Be full of joy at that time, … Continue reading

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March 22 – In the Presence of the Lord

Joshua 10-12 Luke 1:39-56 “You are blessed because you believed that what the Lord said to you would really happen.” (Luke 1:45 NCV) Under normal circumstances, no one would have noticed this meeting between an older lady who was expecting … 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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August 7 – Git ‘Er Done

2 Corinthians 8; 2 Kings 20-21; Nahum 2 One of the activities I participate in almost every year is National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo). The idea behind NaNoWriMo is that every person has that one story, that one novel inside … Continue reading

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March 13 – Noble Wives

Matthew 14:22-36; Leviticus 22-23; Proverbs 31 A friend of mine recently posted a picture of his wife. He talked about all she did to serve her family and her church. The picture was taken at the end of a long, … Continue reading

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February 23 – Making Peace

Matthew 5:1-20; Exodus 28:1-29:46; Proverbs 13 For some reason, peacemaking and persecution go hand in hand. I don’t know what it is about peacemakers that troubles so many in our society. Not many people would come out and proclaim how … Continue reading

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December 10 – Beyond Our Abilities

Isaiah 12:2-6; Amos 6:1-8; 2 Corinthians 8:1-15 Everyone wants the Church to be involved with helping people. Christians often realize that they and their church should do more. Non-Christians use lack of ministry as reasons to attack the Church. Everyone … Continue reading

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May 29 – I’m Blessed

Romans 4; 1 Samuel 13; Psalm 58 What does it mean to live in grace? What does it mean to be a person that follows Jesus? Paul quoted David’s words and they present a perfect picture. “Blessed are they whose … Continue reading

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