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September 24 – Love Drives Out Hate

1 John 2; 2 Chronicles 35; Psalm 89:38-52 There is a disturbing trend in our society that is stifling discussion of legitimate issues and polarizing the country. We, as a society, have decided that it’s important to label anyone who … Continue reading

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May 14 – Overcoming Hate

Acts 21:37-22:29; Judges 17-18; Psalm 43 The movie “Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner” came out in 1967. The basic story of the movie is that a woman brings her fiancé home to meet the parents. He’s a doctor. He’s black. … Continue reading

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November 2 -The Cubs, The Day of the Lord, and Justice

Psalm 50; Amos 5:12-24; Luke 19:11-27 This has been an amazing year for Cubs fans, as well as for fans of “that other team.” The Cubs haven’t been to the World Series in 71 years and haven’t won since 1908. … Continue reading

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July 10 – Two Kingdoms

Deuteronomy 30:9-14; Psalm 25:1-10; Colossians 1:1-14; Luke 10:25-37 At some point in every crime show there is an episode where an important person is kidnapped or wrongly imprisoned. The job of those solving the crimes is to rescue the good … 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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January 18 – Contrariness!

Psalm 145 (Praise God’s faithfulness); Isaiah 54:1-8 (God is married to Israel); Romans 12:9-21 (Live in harmony with one another) Sometimes, there is only so much you can do to get along with others. You know what I mean! Some … Continue reading

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January 5 – Let There Be Light

Psalm 72 (Prayers for the king); Jeremiah 31:7-14 (Joy as God’s scattered flock gathers); John 1:[1-9] 10-18 (God with us) (New International Version) Have you ever noticed that light and darkness cannot coexist? In fact, the definition of dark is … Continue reading

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December 9 – Walking in Light

Ephesians 5:1-20; Ezekiel 14-15; Isaiah 44 If Paul could make one point stand out about the Christian faith it would be that we are saved by grace alone. We can do nothing to make God love us – He already … Continue reading

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September 23 – Walking in the Light

1 John 1; 2 Chronicles 34; Psalm 89:19-37 When we make a commitment to follow Jesus we need to be sure exactly what that means. For some, it appears that their commitment lasts all the way up the aisle to … Continue reading

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October 19 – Good!

Revelation 19; Isaiah 5-6; Psalm 109:20-31 In the Harry Potter book series there is a candy that is dangerous to eat. They are the “every flavor” jellybeans.  When you eat one of those candies there is no telling what flavor … Continue reading

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