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October 31 – May God Bless and Keep the President…

1 Timothy 2; Isaiah 34-35; Psalm 119:65-96 The musical “Fiddler on the Roof” is the story of Russian Jews during the pogroms led by the Russian government. As the Jews sing about their traditions, and how they help the Jews … Continue reading

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October 13 – Fool Me Once….

Revelation 13; Esther 3-4; Psalm 106:1-23 C.S. Lewis has a wonderful fantasy world called Narnia. In this world, which is an alternate reality where time moves in a different way from life on earth four children, two brothers and two … Continue reading

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July 1 – The King Comes

Mark 11:1-14; 1 Kings 1; Hosea 4:11b-5:4 The coronation of a new king is an exciting time. It’s filled with ceremony and pageantry. It’s filled with joy and excitement as people hope that the new king will be even better … Continue reading

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March 26 – What Are You Giving to God?

Matthew 22:1-22; Numbers 21; Song of Solomon 1:1-2:7 Spring is in the air and everyone’s thoughts turn to … taxes. Yep, that annual tradition so beloved by Americans of filling out our tax returns and sending them off so that … Continue reading

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January 27 – A Taxing Response

Luke 20:1-26; Genesis 35:1-36:43; Psalm 27 It’s tax season again. Let’s see a show of hands. How many of you really love paying taxes? Hmmm. I’m not seeing many hands. The frustrating thing about preparing and paying taxes for many … Continue reading

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August 19 – Messin’ with Power

Psalm 103:1-8; 2 Chronicles 8:12-15; Acts 17:1-9 “Jim” was the man, in the Jim Croce song, “You Don’t Mess Around with Jim.” He ruled the town – at least 42nd street. Messing around with him was like tugging at Superman’s … Continue reading

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May 10 – Chains

Psalm 29; 2 Chronicles 5:2-14; Acts 26:19-29 Many years ago, Michael Jordan was the player in the NBA. Everybody wanted to be like Mike.  In fact, a sports drink company even made a commercial with a song entitled “I wanna … Continue reading

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May 24 – Any Situation is for God’s Glory

Acts 28:17-31; 1 Samuel 6-7; Psalm 53 As we end this journey through the book of Acts we see Paul doing what Paul had always done: he was proclaiming the gospel of Jesus Christ. When he arrived in Rome he … Continue reading

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May 22 – Heed the Call

Acts 27:13-44; 1 Samuel 3; Psalm 51 Paul had warned them not to depart, but, impatient men that they were, they set sail at the wrong time of year. Now, they were fighting for their lives as the ship was … Continue reading

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May 18 – The Risks of Following

Acts 25; Ruth 1-2; Psalm 47 Another administration change – another chance to tell the story. That was what Paul faced as Festus and then King Agrippa wanted to hear Paul’s story. Each of them determined that the case was … Continue reading

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