Tag Archives: Cross

June 30 – Paying Our Real Debt to Society

Job 17-19 Acts 10:1-23 “Cornelius stared at the angel. He became afraid and said, ‘What do you want, Lord?’ The angel said, ‘God has heard your prayers. He has seen that you give to the poor, and he remembers you. … Continue reading

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June 21 – As A Matter of Fact, You Were Responsible

Esther 3-5 Acts 5:22-42 “Peter and the other apostles answered, “We must obey God, not human authority! You killed Jesus by hanging him on a cross. But God, the God of our ancestors, raised Jesus up from the dead!” (Acts … Continue reading

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June 11 – The Work is Over, The Battle is Done

Ezra 1-2 John 19:23-42 “When Jesus tasted the vinegar, he said, “It is finished.” Then he bowed his head and died.” (John 19:30 NCV) Three simple words in English, translate one word in the Greek. “It is finished.” Jesus came … Continue reading

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June 4 – When We’re With Him

2 Chronicles 21-22 John 14 “There are many rooms in my Father’s house; I would not tell you this if it were not true. I am going there to prepare a place for you. After I go and prepare a … Continue reading

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May 17 – Enjoying the Forest

1 Chronicles 1-3 John 5:25-47 “You carefully study the Scriptures because you think they give you eternal life. They do in fact tell about me, but you refuse to come to me to have that life.” (John 5:39-40 NCV) When … Continue reading

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April 27 – Learning to Live in Peace

(The long delay today was due to a trip to MD Anderson for my wife’s 6-month cancer checkup. She got a good report.) 1 Kings 1-2 Luke 19:28-48 “As Jesus came near Jerusalem, he saw the city and cried for … Continue reading

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April 14 – Searching For Real Treasure

1 Samuel 25-26 Luke 12:32-59 “Sell your possessions and give to the poor. Get for yourselves purses that will not wear out, the treasure in heaven that never runs out, where thieves can’t steal and moths can’t destroy. Your heart … Continue reading

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April 11 – With Him or Against Him: The Choice is Yours

1 Samuel 17-18 Luke 11:1-28 “Anyone who is not with me is against me, and anyone who does not work with me is working against me.” (Luke 11:23 NCV) “God is God, and I am not.” This passage from Luke … Continue reading

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April 8 – The Weapon of Hatred

1 Samuel 10-12 Luke 9:37-62 “When James and John, followers of Jesus, saw this, they said, ‘Lord, do you want us to call fire down from heaven and destroy those people?’” (Luke 9:54) If the last enemy to be destroyed … Continue reading

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April 1 – Jesus Taught It, Did It, and Expects Me to Do It

Judges 13-15 Luke 6:27-49 “But I say to you who are listening, love your enemies. Do good to those who hate you, bless those who curse you, pray for those who are cruel to you.” (Luke 6:27-28 NCV) The message … Continue reading

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