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December 10 – Mutual Submission for the Spread of the Gospel

Ephesians 5:21-33; Ezekiel 16; Isaiah 45 “submitting to one another in the fear of God.” (Ephesians 5:21 NKJV) With these words, Paul begins his instructions to Christian men that turns society on its ear.  If you’re used to reading these … Continue reading

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October 23 – Our Behavior Reflects Our Growth in Christ

1 Thessalonians 2:1-16; Isaiah 14-16; Psalm 113 “You are witnesses, and God also, how devoutly and justly and blamelessly we behaved ourselves among you who believe; as you know how we exhorted, and comforted, and charged every one of you, … Continue reading

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September 29 – Walking in the Truth

3 John 1; Ezra 7-8; Psalm 94 “I have no greater joy than to hear that my children walk in truth.” (3 John 4) By the time he wrote this, John was old. He saw the church and the followers … Continue reading

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December 8 – Following the Way of Truth

Daniel 8-10 3 John “Nothing gives me greater joy than to hear that my children are following the way of truth.” (3 John 4 NCV) The leader of a church that was close to the heart of John, he considered … Continue reading

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July 16 – Anyone Sleeping in Your Church?

Psalm 16-17 Acts 20:1-16 “A young man named Eutychus was sitting in the window. As Paul continued talking, Eutychus was falling into a deep sleep. Finally, he went sound asleep and fell to the ground from the third floor. When … Continue reading

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April 29 – Heaven is Like…ah…Hmmm…Guess I’ll Trust God For That

(Published late at night because – Sunday and church obligations make it hard to write this earlier!) 1 Kings 6-7 Luke 20:27-47 “Jesus said to them, ‘On earth, people marry and are given to someone to marry. But those who will be … Continue reading

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April 18 – Gaining Focus in the Middle of a Carnival

2 Samuel 3-5 Luke 14:25-35 “If anyone comes to me but loves his father, mother, wife, children, brothers, or sisters—or even life—more than me, he cannot be my follower.” (Luke 14:26 NCV) Jesus became a Judean rock star. People gathered … Continue reading

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March 20 – God’s Ways Compared To Our Ways

Joshua 4-6 Luke 1:1-20 “He will go before the Lord in spirit and power like Elijah. He will make peace between parents and their children and will bring those who are not obeying God back to the right way of … Continue reading

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December 22 – Warming People Up For the Main Attraction

Luke 1:1-25; Ezekiel 33; Isaiah 57 When I was younger, I went to a few concerts. These concerts were a lot of fun and I got to see some great bands. There was a process that the experience went through. … Continue reading

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January 5 – Refuge

Luke 7:18-50; Genesis 11; Psalm 5 Have you ever watched a disaster movie? Most of us have seen one, or at least seen the trailers when they advertise on TV. When the disasters might affect children, there is always a … Continue reading

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