Tag Archives: Colossians

December 21 – Can We Talk?

Colossians 3:18-4:18; Ezekiel 31-32; Isaiah 56 If you ever heard the comedian Joan Rivers, you probably heard her catch phrase: “Can we talk?” As she explained how it started, she noted that she was trying to get people to stop … Continue reading

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September 2 – Complete the Ministry!

Psalm 1; Deuteronomy 7:12-26; Colossians 4:7-17 Many years ago I had the opportunity to serve our city on the Building Standards Board. Our job was to hear testimony about buildings that did not meet city code and find a way … Continue reading

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August 1 – Doing It All….

Psalm 127; Ecclesiastes 2:1-17; Colossians 3:18—4:1 “Take this job and shove it, I ain’t workin’ here no more,” are the familiar words of a song by Johnny Paycheck. That song resonated with people who don’t even like country music because … Continue reading

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July 31 – Walls

Ecclesiastes 1:2 12-14; 2:18-23; Psalm 49:1-12; Colossians 3:1-11; Luke 12:13-21 Robert Frost has an amazing ability to put real life situations into poetry. In his poem “Mending Walls” he tells the story of an annual spring time rite: rebuilding the … Continue reading

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July 10 – Two Kingdoms

Deuteronomy 30:9-14; Psalm 25:1-10; Colossians 1:1-14; Luke 10:25-37 At some point in every crime show there is an episode where an important person is kidnapped or wrongly imprisoned. The job of those solving the crimes is to rescue the good … Continue reading

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December 21 – Redeeming the Time

Colossians 3:18-4:18; Ezekiel 31-32; Isaiah 56 The Christian faith is very exclusive. As followers of Christ, most of us believe that there is only one way to establish a relationship with God and that is through Jesus: the one who … Continue reading

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December 20 – It Begins With Love

Colossians 2:20-3:17; Ezekiel 29-30; Isaiah 55 While no change we make ourselves can restore our relationship with God, the truth is that once God restores our relationship with Him through Jesus Christ, our lives should change in many ways. Paul … Continue reading

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December 19 – Remember Your Roots

Colossians 1:24-2:19; Ezekiel 27-28; Isaiah 54 The saying among Christians is that all the ground at the foot of the cross is level. It seems like a strange saying, especially when we think of the crucifixion happening on a mountain. … Continue reading

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December 18 – Blinded by the Light

Colossians 1:1-23; Ezekiel 25-26; Isaiah 53 There’s a funny thing about darkness: when people are used to it, the light almost hurts. When people are in a dark room, turning on the lights will be a sudden change and you’ll … Continue reading

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