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July 12 – Becoming One

1 Corinthians 1:1-17; 1 Kings 12:32-13:34; Joel 1 It’s a meme that never grows old. This is the one that reminds us that, “You had one job” and the picture accompanying the meme is something done wrong. It could be … Continue reading

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September 7 – Sell it All!

Psalm 101; 2 Kings 18:19-25; 19:1-7; Luke 18:18-30 One of the most frustrating types of stories, for “commoners” like me is when I read about our sporting royalty who signed multi-million dollar contracts – more than I would make in … Continue reading

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April 17 – Service

Acts 6; Deuteronomy 28; Job 17 I used to be a waiter. I’d take peoples’ orders, bring their food, refill their coffee, tea, or water, and then clean the table when they left. It wasn’t an easy job and I … Continue reading

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April 12 – Bringing Healing

Acts 3; Deuteronomy 17-18; Job 12 He was a beggar. Friends brought him to the Temple to beg – what else could they do? There was no modern medicine to help. He couldn’t work. He had to rely on the … Continue reading

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November 12 – Charity

Philemon 1:1-25; Jeremiah 19-20; Psalm 128 Onesimus visited Paul in jail and soon became a follower of Christ. There was only one problem: Onesimus was a slave – a runaway slave. Without getting into the evils of slavery, Paul knew … Continue reading

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November 3 – Christian Charity

1 Timothy 5:1-22; Jeremiah 1-2; Psalm 119:145-176 “Charity begins at home.” We’ve all heard that saying. If the truth is told that idea makes so much sense. When a family member is on hard times why should we expect anyone … Continue reading

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August 1 – Money!

1 Corinthians 16; 2 Kings 12-13; Micah 3 About 15-20 years ago the phrase “It’s all about the Benjamins” became popular because of a song by Puff Daddy. The idea was that it was important to look like you had … Continue reading

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July 30 – Hope!

1 Corinthians 15:1-34; 2 Kings 10; Micah 1 Summer training camp has begun for football. These guys run around in the heat. They do exercises. They work out. They focus on fundamentals. They work on teamwork. Why would they do … Continue reading

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