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February 28 – It Ain’t Easy Having Faith

Matthew 8:1-13; Exodus 39; Exodus 40; Proverbs 18 “Now when Jesus had entered Capernaum, a centurion came to Him, pleading with Him, saying, ‘Lord, my servant is lying at home paralyzed, dreadfully tormented.’ And Jesus said to him, ‘I will … Continue reading

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April 2 – Coming Back to Life

Judges 16-18 Luke 7:1-30 “When the Lord saw her, he felt very sorry for her and said, ‘Don’t cry.’ He went up and touched the coffin, and the people who were carrying it stopped. Jesus said, ‘Young man, I tell … Continue reading

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April 7 – Keep On Loving

Matthew 27:32-66; Deuteronomy 7-8; Job 7 People don’t change their minds easily. Research shows that it is much easier to use information to reinforce a belief that is held, no matter how tenuous that belief might be, than it is … Continue reading

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February 28 – Faith

Matthew 8:1-13; Exodus 39:1-40:38; Proverbs 18 In 1984 he became the youngest chief of pediatric neurosurgery in the country. While working at John Hopkins Hospital, his accomplishments verified his position. He was able to perform the surgery that separated conjoined … Continue reading

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January 4 – Not On the Schedule

Luke 7:1-17; Genesis 8-10; Psalm 4 In the old TV show M*A*S*H there was a tense scene when they were trying to bring a patient’s fever down. All the heaters were turned off. For some reason, they couldn’t get any … Continue reading

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January 4 – Impressing God

Luke 7:1-17; Genesis 8-10; Psalm 4 I like to impress people. Sometimes I’m direct and show off. At other times, I try to do it subtly and let people discover how wonderful I am without making it too obvious. I … Continue reading

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July 10 – Dealing With Indignity

Mark 15:21-47; 1 Kings 11; Hosea 13 I believe that the Church grew in the early years not in spite of persecution, but because of it. Many people heard Christians undergoing the beatings, the torture and their cruel executions. As … Continue reading

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