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February 5 – Family Keeps Us Humble

Exodus 36-38 Matthew 23:1-22 “But you are not to be called ‘Rabbi,’ for you have one Teacher, and you are all brothers. And do not call anyone on earth ‘father,’ for you have one Father, and he is in heaven.” … Continue reading

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October 4 – God, Author of ALL Creation!

Revelation 4; Nehemiah 5:1-7:4; Psalm 99 When you think of giants in the computer industry, two names come to mind: Steve Jobs and Bill Gates. Those two built the two dominant computer companies from the basement or garage up to … Continue reading

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August 29 – Drop the Stones

John 8:1-20; 2 Chronicles 1:1-2:16; Zechariah 14 I have a lot to do today. When I’m overwhelmed with tasks that need to be accomplished, I create a “to-do” list. I know, I should do something like that every day, but … Continue reading

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July 7 – Dealing With Criticism

Mark 14:1-31; 1 Kings 8; Hosea 9:17-10:15 You may have heard the joke about the donkey, the boy, and the old man heading into town. At first the boy is riding the donkey and people criticize them because the old … Continue reading

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May 9 – Ready for Battle?

Acts 19:1-20; Judges 10:1-11:33; Job 39 You’ve probably heard this quote – attributed to George Orwell – before. “We sleep safe in our beds because rough men stand ready in the night to visit violence on those who would do … Continue reading

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August 2 – Seasoned With Salt

Psalm 127; Ecclesiastes 3:16—4:8; Colossians 4:2-6 I am amazed that the Church has survived for so long. We have fought against each other. We have killed each other. We have other people that want to kill us. When we gain … Continue reading

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Running Behind

Greetings! I am running behind on my writing each day…I plan to catch up tomorrow. In the meanwhile, I thought I would share something my former pastor, Doug Jackson, shared for your pleasure…a little Christian humor. Lisa Colon DeLay posted … Continue reading

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March 9 – Dealing With Friends

Matthew 12:22-50; Leviticus 15-16; Proverbs 27 I grew up in a family, and with friends, where we could argue ideas for hours. We would express opinions and those who didn’t understand would think we hated each other. We didn’t. We … Continue reading

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July 7 – Priorities

Mark 14:1-31; 1 Kings 8; Hosea 9:17-10:15 Her reputation was questionable. She probably shouldn’t have been able to make it in the door, but perhaps Simon the Leper was a little bit loose in his standards. As a leper Simon … Continue reading

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May 1 – The Ecstasy and the Agony

Acts 14; Joshua 22; Job 31 The message preached by Paul and Barnabas was powerful. Then it happened. Paul saw a man that needed healing and had the faith to be healed. Paul called him out and the man who … Continue reading

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