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November 17 – In Every Situation, In Every Circumstance

James 5; Jeremiah 29-30; Psalm 133 “And seek the peace of the city where I have caused you to be carried away captive, and pray to the Lord for it; for in its peace you will have peace.” (Jeremiah 29:7 … Continue reading

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November 5 – God Has Called You For a Purpose

2 Timothy 1; Jeremiah 5-6; Psalm 121 “Therefore do not be ashamed of the testimony of our Lord, nor of me His prisoner, but share with me in the sufferings for the gospel according to the power of God, who … Continue reading

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September 12 – To Love, Honor, and Obey….

John 14:15-31; 2 Chronicles 21:2-22:12; Psalm 79 “He who has My commandments and keeps them, it is he who loves Me. And he who loves Me will be loved by My Father, and I will love him and manifest Myself … Continue reading

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December 13 – “But You Don’t Know My Circumstances”

Philippians 1:12-30; Ezekiel 19; Isaiah 48 There were severe complications in his birth. Obstetricians used two pairs of forceps during the birth and one of those pairs ended up severing a nerve and causing partial paralysis of his face. The … Continue reading

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March 21 – More Manna? Anything Else?

Matthew 19:16-30; Numbers 11-12; Ecclesiastes 8 Shel Silverstein wrote the lyrics to a song that tells of a man who made it all. He was living what our society would call the good life. He could have whatever he wanted. … 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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November 25 – Choices and Consequences

Psalm 122; Genesis 6:1-10; Hebrews 11:1-7 There is an old saying that you can choose your actions, but you can’t choose the consequences of your actions. For example, and please don’t do this, you can jump out of the tenth … Continue reading

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April 25 – Facing Difficult Circumstances

Psalm 133; 1 Samuel 20:1-23 35-42; Acts 11:19-26 There is a moralistic story told of a man who was an alcoholic. When he passed away, his two sons came to the funeral. It happened that one of the sons was … Continue reading

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September 30 – Finding Joy

Jude 1; Ezra 9-10; Psalm 95 A friend of mine recently talked about her child who had given a rundown on all the bad news in the area where she lived.  She decided that she needed to stop watching the … Continue reading

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May 14 – Dealing With The Temporary

Acts 21:37-22:29; Judges 17-18; Psalm 43 Everyone has those days, weeks, or maybe even years; even Christians. You know what I mean. You look at your spouse and ask. “What else can go wrong?” and you immediately regret asking that … Continue reading

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