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April 25 – We Use God’s Blessings to Bless Others

2 Samuel 21-22 Luke 18:24-43 “When the people heard this, they asked, ‘Then who can be saved?’ Jesus answered, ‘The things impossible for people are possible for God.’” (Luke 18: 26-27 NCV) Jesus’s reaction to the rich young ruler startled … Continue reading

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January 15 – What’s A Person Worth?

Genesis 36-38 Matthew 10:21-42 “Two sparrows cost only a penny, but not even one of them can die without your Father’s knowing it. God even knows how many hairs are on your head. So don’t be afraid. You are worth … Continue reading

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December 14 – Humility, Servanthood, Obedience – Taking Christ Out of Christmas

Philippians 2:1-11; Ezekiel 20; Isaiah 49 In 1965, the world was treated to a short TV movie that has now become a classic. It’s still beloved by young and old. Lines from the movies are quoted as people get ready … Continue reading

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July 25 – What Are You Saying?

1 Corinthians 11:17-34; 2 Kings 5; Obadiah 1 T-Shirts make interesting statements. My son was known for some of the most amusing T-shirts, and when people saw shirts they thought would fit in with his collection, they added to it. … Continue reading

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May 16 – Putting Ourselves in the Best Light

Acts 23:23-24:9; Judges 20; Psalm 45 People looking for employment always need letters of recommendation. People writing those letters today need to be careful. They will want to tell the truth, but if the employee hasn’t been the best, telling … Continue reading

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April 21 – All Roads

Acts 8:26-40; Joshua 1-2; Job 21 There is an old saying that all roads lead to Rome. The way it’s used today is that there are many ways to get to the same place. In ancient history, though, Rome built … Continue reading

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February 27 – Justice and Mercy

Matthew 7; Exodus 37:1-38:31; Proverbs 17 The belief that justice is blind is one of the foundational beliefs of America. The statue of Lady Justice holding scales to balance the evidence while sporting a blindfold stands outside many courtrooms in … Continue reading

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October 8 – Focus on the Work

Psalm 111; Numbers 12:1-15; Luke 5:12-16 If you’re a sports fan you have probably seen situations where the best player on the team you root for falls flat in the post season. You might even remark, in disgust, that the … Continue reading

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September 23 – Needing Forgiveness

1 John 1; 2 Chronicles 34; Psalm 89:19-37 Have you ever met someone who doesn’t need God to forgive them? You know the kind of person I mean. They’ve never done anything wrong – at least in their own eyes. … Continue reading

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