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December 10 – Why We Read God’s Word

Hosea 1-4 Revelation 1 “This is the revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave to him, to show his servants what must soon happen. And Jesus sent his angel to show it to his servant John, who has told everything … Continue reading

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September 8 – Troubles: Overcome by the Grace of God

Proverbs 3-5 2 Corinthians 1 “Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ. God is the Father who is full of mercy and all comfort. He comforts us every time we have trouble, so when others … 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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March 3 – Avoiding the Yeast of the Pharisees and the Yeast of Herod

Numbers 26-28 Mark 8 “His followers had only one loaf of bread with them in the boat; they had forgotten to bring more. Jesus warned them, ‘Be careful! Beware of the yeast of the Pharisees and the yeast of Herod.’” … Continue reading

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February 24 – Calming the Storms

Numbers 7-8 Mark 4:21-41 “Jesus was at the back of the boat, sleeping with his head on a cushion. His followers woke him and said, ‘Teacher, don’t you care that we are drowning!’” (Mark 4:38 NCV) Jesus had finished a … Continue reading

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October 24 – Don’t Be Surprised

1 Thessalonians 2:17-20; 1 Thessalonians 3; Isaiah 17; Isaiah 18; Isaiah 19; Psalm 114 Surprises can be fun. When it’s your birthday and your spouse takes you out for what you think is going to be a dinner between the … Continue reading

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August 2 – Troubles Come

2 Corinthians 1:1-2:4; 2 Kings 14; Micah 4:1-5:1 My dad had a friend named Bill the last years of his life. Bill W made a great change in his life and the funny thing is that Bill had died years … Continue reading

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May 6 – Nip It In the Bud

Acts 17:1-15; Judges 6; Job 36 Don Knotts was a brilliant comedian who created many memorable characters. One of his best known, and loved, characters was Barney Fife on the Andy Griffith show. Barney was an expert on everything he … Continue reading

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April 26 – Comfort

Acts 11:1-18; Joshua 11-12; Job 26 There are a lot of things people say when they’re trying to comfort people who are grieving. Some of them are appropriate. Too often though, well-meaning words make me cringe. You know the kinds … Continue reading

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March 6 – God’s People: Demon Possessed or Drunkards?

Matthew 11:1-19; Leviticus 11-12; Proverbs 24 Which is better: being a morning person or being a person that does better afternoon? Isn’t it funny how we attribute “goodness” or “badness” to either of those qualities? Growing up, I was a … Continue reading

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