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September 24 – Resurrection, Father, Son, and Eternal Life

1 John 2; 2 Chronicles 35; Psalm 89:38-52 “Whoever denies the Son does not have the Father either; he who acknowledges the Son has the Father also.” (1 John2:23 NKJV) There’s an exclusivity to Christianity that grates on people in … Continue reading

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February 16 – What a Life of Faith Brings

Hebrews 11:23-40; Exodus 15; Proverbs 6; Proverbs 7:1-5 “Women received their dead raised to life again. And others were tortured, not accepting deliverance, that they might obtain a better resurrection. Still others had trial of mockings and scourgings, yes, and … Continue reading

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November 19 – Religion – Overlord or Guide to Life?

Ezekiel 11-13 James 1 “Religion that God our Father accepts as pure and faultless is this: to look after orphans and widows in their distress and to keep oneself from being polluted by the world.” (James 1:27 NCV) Religion was … Continue reading

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July 24 – But Paul Said That He Is Still Alive

Psalm 35-36 Acts 25 “They stood up and accused him, but not of any serious crime as I thought they would. The things they said were about their own religion and about a man named Jesus who died. But Paul … Continue reading

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July 23 – It’s About Time, It’s About Place, It’s About Sharing God’s Love and Grace

Psalm 33-34 Acts 24 “But Felix became afraid when Paul spoke about living right, self-control, and the time when God will judge the world. He said, ‘Go away now. When I have more time, I will call for you.’ At … Continue reading

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June 21 – As A Matter of Fact, You Were Responsible

Esther 3-5 Acts 5:22-42 “Peter and the other apostles answered, “We must obey God, not human authority! You killed Jesus by hanging him on a cross. But God, the God of our ancestors, raised Jesus up from the dead!” (Acts … Continue reading

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March 26 – Respecting Others and Doing Our Job

Joshua 22-24 Luke 3 “The people asked John, ‘Then what should we do?’ John answered, ‘If you have two shirts, share with the person who does not have one. If you have food, share that also.’” (Luke 3:10-11) John’s message … Continue reading

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March 1 – The Key to the Christian Life: Forgiveness

Since my Bible Reading program decided either that we were perfect on March 1 or that God had nothing to say to us – see previous post – I used the text from last night’s revival services. It was a … Continue reading

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February 16 – Dead, As In Doornail Dead

Leviticus 19-20 Matthew 27:51-66 “He put Jesus’ body in a new tomb that he had cut out of a wall of rock, and he rolled a very large stone to block the entrance of the tomb. Then Joseph went away. … Continue reading

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January 28 – Forgiven and Forgiving

Exodus 19-20 Matthew 18:21-35 “Then the master called his servant in and said, ‘You evil servant! Because you begged me to forget what you owed, I told you that you did not have to pay anything. You should have showed … Continue reading

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