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October 7 – Honoring Those Who’ve Gone Before

Quick note: Today was delayed due to the presence of my grandchildren. They needed me to spend time with them. Revelation 7; Nehemiah 9:38-10:39; Psalm 102 Nations honor those who have served their countries. Whether they served in government or … Continue reading

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September 21 – When Courage Comes

John 20:19-31; 2 Chronicles 32; Psalm 88 Don’t you hate it when the best stories are apocryphal? We love the stories. We repeat them as great examples, only to find out that they may not be true. For example, according … Continue reading

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May 13 – Trouble Ahead

Acts 21:1-36; Judges 16; Psalm 42 You might get ready to call me a heretic, because I’m going to say something that modern Christianity doesn’t like to hear: when you follow God’s will, sometimes bad things happen. I thought about … Continue reading

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February 20 – Truth

Matthew 2; Exodus 22:1-23:33; Proverbs 10 The fight to gain equal rights for all Americans was vicious in the 1950’s. Troops were called out to enforce laws that required segregation and to enforce laws that required desegregation. Emotions ran high … Continue reading

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February 16 – Something Better

Hebrews 11:23-40; Exodus 15; Proverbs 6:1-7:5 He graduated magna cum laude from Dartmouth College. He was selected for Phi Beta Kappa. He won special honors in zoology, botany, history, and sociology. He was twice selected to be a Rufus Choate … Continue reading

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July 16 – Seedy Faith

Psalm 15; Genesis 14:1-16; Luke 8:4-10 Growing up in the….er…well, a while ago, people talked about trying to find themselves. They would go on hikes, visit communes, talk to spiritual (and pseudo-spiritual) leaders to gain guidance and find themselves and … Continue reading

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