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August 30 – Who’s Your Daddy?

John 8:21-47; 2 Chronicles 2:17-5:1; Malachi 1:1-2:9 “Jesus said to them, ‘If God were your Father, you would love Me, for I proceeded forth and came from God; nor have I come of Myself, but He sent Me.’” (John 8:42 … Continue reading

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January 18 – Be Careful What You Say

Genesis 43-45 Matthew 12:24-50 “And I tell you that on the Judgment Day people will be responsible for every careless thing they have said. The words you have said will be used to judge you. Some of your words will … Continue reading

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November 3 – Respecting All People

1 Timothy 5:1-22; Jeremiah 1-2; Psalm 119:145-176 There is perhaps no greater example of arrogance on TV than the character of Charles Emerson Winchester – the THIRD from M*A*S*H. (Did you read that name in his voice.) If you read … Continue reading

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August 20 – Progressive Faith

John 4:27-42; 1 Chronicles 16:7-43; Zechariah5 Advertising is a tricky business. People trying to sell you something try to make their product so appealing that you’ll want to go out and buy it. At the same time, they can oversell … Continue reading

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June 26 – The Last Judgment

Mark 8:1-21; 2 Samuel 19; Daniel 12 One Christian argume…er…discussion revolves around the end times. We have those, uhm, discussions that revolve around the question of whether or not Jesus returns before the millennium, and if so whether that happens … Continue reading

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September 28 – Dealing with Arrogance

Psalm 62; Hosea 12:2-14; Matthew 19:16-22 There is an arrogance that comes with wealth. Not every wealthy person displays arrogance, though. We have been the beneficiaries on a couple of occasions when wealthy people have helped us and I know … Continue reading

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April 8 – Holy!

Psalm 30; Isaiah 6:1-4; Revelation 4:1-11 Sometimes when we are around something of great value, we grow so accustomed to it that we forget the value. We do this with people when we become so used to a person that … Continue reading

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February 28 – A Holy God

Matthew 8:1-13; Exodus 39:1-40:38; Proverbs 18 One of the problems with our relationship with God is that we can sometimes become too familiar. I hear people speak of God as “the man upstairs” and realize that used to make me … Continue reading

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