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December 3 – Continue Doing Good to All People

This was yesterday’s post. I had it all ready to post when I came home from church and didn’t remember to post it. Sorry!  Galatians 6; Ezekiel 2-3; Psalm 149 Wedding dresses are expensive and, even though they’re only used … Continue reading

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March 25 – Self Incrimination

Matthew 21:28-46; Numbers 19-20; Ecclesiastes 11:9-12:14 The Fifth Amendment to the Constitution prevents a person from having to incriminate themselves. Police must stop questioning a suspect when they invoke their Fifth Amendment rights and ask for a lawyer. That doesn’t … Continue reading

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March 1 – Ministry Costs

Matthew 8:14-34; Leviticus 1-2; Proverbs 19 Mother Teresa became convinced at the age of 12 that she was called to religious life. She left her home in Macedonia at the age of 18 and joined a convent in Ireland, never … Continue reading

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December 12 – Praise Him!

Isaiah 12:2-6; Amos 8:4-12; 2 Corinthians 9:1-15 One of the greatest things about Christmas is the music. Whether it’s people singing, or humming, songs about the birth of Jesus or a church musical, songs of praise ring through the air. … Continue reading

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October 9 – Gratitude

2 Kings 5:1-3 7-15c; Psalm 111; 2 Timothy 2:8-15; Luke 17:11-19 The story is told that New Yorkers, during a strike by sanitation workers, would wrap up their garbage like Christmas presents and leave those packages in unlocked cars hoping … Continue reading

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May 5 – In the Face of Persecution

Acts 16:16-40; Judges 4-5; Job 35 It’s interesting what people will put up with from followers of Christ, until we affect their financial status. Paul and his companions were preaching in Philippi. While there, a slave girl, who had an … Continue reading

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January 13 – The Key to Faith

Luke 11:29-54; Genesis 20; Psalm 13 God has an amazing way of revealing Himself to me – often in the middle of my complaints. You know how it is, I’ll cry out to God, wondering why He’s forgotten me, as … Continue reading

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December 4 – The Praise Challenge

Ephesians 1; Ezekiel 4-5; Psalm 150 It’s time to get rid of the excuses and delays. Just praise the Lord! How often do we get so caught up in the monotony of daily life that we fail to take time … Continue reading

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November 30 – Faithful in Difficulties

Galatians 4:21-31; Lamentations 3-4; Psalm 146 The cries of anguish from God’s people filled the air. Jeremiah, that great prophet of God, is said to have written a whole book with a number of poems of the complaints and anguish. … Continue reading

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October 26 – Gaining Strength for Today

1 Thessalonians 5; Isaiah 23-24; Psalm 116 Does God really understand what we go through here on earth? Troubles hit us from every side. We endure sickness and pain. We face constant persecution for our faith. (Ok, maybe not us, … Continue reading

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