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July 19 – More Action, Less Talk

1 Corinthians 7:25-40; 1 Kings 21; Amos 5 “So the king of Israel answered and said, ‘Tell him, “Let not the one who puts on his armor boast like the one who takes it off.”’” (1 Kings 21:11) King Ahab … Continue reading

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October 29 – “Hate is Strong and Mocks the Song of Peace on Earth”

Jeremiah 18-19 2 Timothy 3 “Remember this! In the last days there will be many troubles, because people will love themselves, love money, brag, and be proud. They will say evil things against others and will not obey their parents … Continue reading

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October 18 Persecution, Love, Grace, And Judgment

Isaiah 53-55 2 Thessalonians 1 “So we brag about you to the other churches of God. We tell them about the way you continue to be strong and have faith even though you are being treated badly and are suffering … Continue reading

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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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September 2 – What’s Love Got to Do With It?

Psalm 137-139 1 Corinthians 13 “I may have the gift of prophecy. I may understand all the secret things of God and have all knowledge, and I may have faith so great I can move mountains. But even with all … Continue reading

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June 11 – Trophies, Medals, and Recognition

Romans 15:14-33; 1 Samuel 29-31; Psalm 71 If you want a job, you have to have a resumé, don’t you? There are classes you can take to learn how to make your resumé more appealing. Your resumé is supposed to … Continue reading

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June 22 – Anything You Say

Psalm 64; Ezekiel 32:1-10; Luke 9:37-43a My first year as a teacher was tough. I taught kids with special educational needs. In addition to those needs, many of them were behavior problems. I had class sizes of 24-28 kids, 3 … Continue reading

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