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November 19 – Yes, People Are Talking About You. So What?

1 Peter 2; Jeremiah 33-34; Psalm 135 “For this is the will of God, that by doing good you may put to silence the ignorance of foolish men–as free, yet not using liberty as a cloak for vice, but as … Continue reading

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January 14 – When You Get Arrested…

Genesis 33-35 Matthew 10:1-20 “When you are arrested, don’t worry about what to say or how to say it. At that time you will be given the things to say. It will not really be you speaking but the Spirit … Continue reading

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October 26 – They Should Know Better

Psalm 84:8-12; Daniel 5:13-31; Matthew 21:28-32 My pastor began his ministry at our church by talking about the past. One of his remarks was that if there were issues in the past, it was time to build a bridge and … Continue reading

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June 28 – Light or Dark?

Psalm 140; Jeremiah 3:15-18; Ephesians 5:6-20 Perhaps it was the movie “Wall Street” that finally brought things out into the open. All those attitudes and actions that we publicly disavowed but privately engaged in soon began being accepted after that … Continue reading

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May 13 – Counter Culture Christians

Psalm 104:24-34 35b; Isaiah 44:1-4; Galatians 6:7-10 No man is an island, Entire of itself, Every man is a piece of the continent, A part of the main. Thus begins John Donne’s Poem entitled “No Man is an Island.” It … Continue reading

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December 13 – Granted to Suffer

Philippians 1:12-30; Ezekiel 19; Isaiah 48 The “vicar of Baghdad” has related the story of four Christian children, all under the age of 15, who were faced with a choice. They could either convert to Islam or be killed. Their … Continue reading

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October 3 — Countering the Culture

Revelation 3; Nehemiah 4; Psalm 98 When it comes to elite cities of ancient Rome, Laodicea was at the top of the list. When an earthquake destroyed the city and Rome offered help, Laodicea turned them down because they could … Continue reading

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