Tag Archives: caring for others

May 19 – The Food That Brings Eternal Life

1 Chronicles 7-9 John 6:22-44 “Jesus answered, ‘I tell you the truth, you aren’t looking for me because you saw me do miracles. You are looking for me because you ate the bread and were satisfied. Don’t work for the … Continue reading

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November 17 – A Warning to Those Who Oppress Others

James 5; Jeremiah 29-30; Psalm 133 You know “those” business people. Everything they do works out. They start businesses with the craziest business plans, and they succeed. They purchase businesses that are failing and have no hope, and within a … Continue reading

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February 25 – Meeting Needs

Matthew 6:1-18; Exodus 33:1-34:35; Proverbs 15 There are a lot of things that Christians do to help people who are poor that go unnoticed. Denominations, churches, and individuals work to alleviate poverty and help people pull themselves out of poverty. … Continue reading

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January 15 – When He Comes

Luke 12:32-59; Genesis 22; Psalm 15 As a teacher, I know that I may get visits from Principals, Assistant Principals, and District Personnel at any time. Gone are the days of a one time dog and pony show where I … Continue reading

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October 17 – First Things First

Revelation 17; Isaiah 1-2; Psalm 108 If we really want to know how to serve God, perhaps the best thing to do would be to ask Him what He would consider to be service that honors Him. Otherwise we could … Continue reading

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July 24 – “How Ya Doing?”

1 Corinthians 11:1-16; 2 Kings 4; Amos 9 “How ya doing?” We ask that question never expecting an honest answer. The story is told of a lady at a reception who wanted to show the scant attention paid to others … Continue reading

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March 8 – Happy Sabbath!

Matthew 12:1-21; Leviticus 14; Proverbs 26 The Pharisees really wanted God to love them and the nation of Israel. As they remembered history they understood why God brought judgment on the nation. One of the reasons for judgment: not keeping … Continue reading

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January 21 – About Stuff and People

Luke 16; Genesis 27:46-28:22; Psalm 21 Our relationship with God should affect all our other relationships. As the Pharisees relationship with God degraded into a system of laws, they forgot how to treat others. Jesus illustrated that with the story … Continue reading

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January 11 – Neighbors

Luke 10:21-42; Genesis 18; Psalm 11 Lawyers are always looking for loopholes. The lawyer tries to pin Jesus down and justify himself when he asked a question about eternal life. Even when he got the answer he wanted, which was … Continue reading

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December 8 – Meeting Needs

Ephesians 4:17-32; Ezekiel 12-13; Isaiah 43 As Christianity has become “mainstream” in America it’s fashionable to be a Christian to some people. It’s such an ingrained part of the middle class, and even the wealthier class that we may forget … Continue reading

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