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June 29 – Living For God in the Peace

Job 14-16 Acts 9:22-43 “The church everywhere in Judea, Galilee, and Samaria had a time of peace and became stronger. Respecting the Lord by the way they lived, and being encouraged by the Holy Spirit, the group of believers continued … Continue reading

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June 28 – Unstoppable Joy, Drastic Change

Job 11-13 Acts 9:1-21 “Soon he began to preach about Jesus in the synagogues, saying, ‘Jesus is the Son of God.’ All the people who heard him were amazed. They said, ‘This is the man who was in Jerusalem trying … Continue reading

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May 20 – Faith Leads to Works

Acts 26:19-32; 1 Samuel 1:1-2:10; Psalm 49 Rosaria Butterfield was a tenured professor at Syracuse University. She was opposed to Christian beliefs as an atheist and was working on a book to “expose” the Christian right from her viewpoint. As … Continue reading

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August 4 – When the Culture Crumbles

Psalm 33:12-22; Job 21:1-16; Romans 9:1-9 In 1662 a number of churches in America adopted what was called the “Half-Way Covenant.” These churches had many people who had been baptized as infants, but had never shown proof of conversion later … Continue reading

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June 27 – No Reservations

Psalm 140; Genesis 24:34-41 50-67; 1 John 2:7-11 It happens every so often. Some “big name” person informs the world that they have accepted Jesus as their Savior. They get ridiculed by the popular press, but cheered by Christians. Christians … Continue reading

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May 19 – Let There Be Light….

Acts 26:1-18; Ruth 3-4; Psalm 48 Persecution against the followers of Christ has been around since before we were called Christians. Sometimes we in America think we’ve invented the concept of persecution when things don’t go our way. In truth, … Continue reading

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April 22 – Destroying our Enemies

Acts 9:1-25; Joshua 3:1-5:1; Job 22 At the end of the War Between the States Abraham Lincoln was called upon to treat the South harshly. He was told that he would have to destroy his enemies. Lincoln continued to work … Continue reading

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