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October 29 – But Shouldn’t Christians Take Care of Everybody?

2 Thessalonians 3; Isaiah 29-30; Psalm 119:1-32 “For even when we were with you, we commanded you this: If anyone will not work, neither shall he eat. For we hear that there are some who walk among you in a … Continue reading

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October 23 – What Do We Expect From Christian Leaders?

Jeremiah 1-2 1 Timothy 3 “In the same way, deacons must be respected by others, not saying things they do not mean. They must not drink too much wine or try to get rich by cheating others.” (1 Timothy 3:8 … Continue reading

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November 1 – Benefits Package

1 Timothy 3; Isaiah 36-37; Psalm 119:97-120 “What do I get out of it?” We ask questions like that a lot when people want us to do something. We want to know if it’s worth our time and effort. Let’s … Continue reading

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April 17 – Service

Acts 6; Deuteronomy 28; Job 17 I used to be a waiter. I’d take peoples’ orders, bring their food, refill their coffee, tea, or water, and then clean the table when they left. It wasn’t an easy job and I … Continue reading

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April 17 – Beyond Culture

Acts 6; Deuteronomy 28; Job 17 Problems are usually deeper than what people say they are. Up to now, the early church was gliding along dealing with problems that came from outside the church. The authorities worked hard to stamp … Continue reading

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