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December 4 – When the Eyes of Our Hearts Are Opened

Ephesians 1; Ezekiel 4-5; Psalm 150 Movies and books turn on those major “Aha” moment when the main character realizes they need to take action to deal with a problem. Luke Skywalker’s came when, while searching for a droid he … Continue reading

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November 28 – Ya Gotta Dance With The One That Brung Ya

Galatians 3:1-18; Jeremiah 51-52; Psalm 144 There’s an old saying that President Reagan used at a meeting of Conservative Activists. Speaking to the Conservative Political Action Committee, he talked about working with them as an opportunity to “dance with the … Continue reading

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September 13 – Connections

John 15:1-16:4; 2 Chronicles 23; Psalm 80 Were I to take you on a drive around South Texas today, you would see branches piled high and deep across roadways from Corpus Christi all the way up the coast. They are, … Continue reading

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July 6 – A Day of Reckoning

Mark 13:14-37; 1 Kings 7; Hosea 9:1-16 In the movie “Return of the Jedi,” Luke Skywalker freed Han Solo from his carbonite freezer. While Han was recovering, and discovers that Luke has freed him, he asked “How we doing?” Luke … Continue reading

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April 16 – All Because of the Resurrection

Acts 5:17-42; Deuteronomy 25-27; Job 16 Jesus changed the world. Most people describe the year based on the number of years since His birth – slightly miscalculated, but that was the intent. Most Christians observe Sunday as a day of … Continue reading

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December 14 – Constant Change or Constant?

Isaiah 11:1-9; Numbers 16:1-19; Hebrews 13:7-17 “The only thing that is constant is change.” Heraclitus told us that back in the 500s B.C. In many ways that’s true. I used to teach kids in middle school. I see them ten … Continue reading

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July 29 – Setting the Stage

Psalm 49:1-12; Proverbs 24:1-12; Ephesians 4:17-24 Every night stage productions happen all over the world. Actors play the parts of other people and thrill audiences in all sorts of productions. Once the curtain calls are over, though, it’s time. Actors … Continue reading

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November 4 – Our Pursuit

1 Timothy 5:23-6:21; Jeremiah 3-4; Psalm 120 Success is an elusive concept. Everyone seems to have their own idea of what it means to be successful. If you are a sports figure, you used to compare statistics; now you compare … Continue reading

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November 14 – Faith That Makes a Difference

James 2; Jeremiah 23-24; Psalm 130 It is a continuous struggle among Christians. Is our relationship with God based on our faith or is it based on our works: doing the good things that make God like us. James reminds … Continue reading

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