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January 30 – Life Isn’t Fair, and Neither is the Afterlife

Exodus 23-24 Matthew 20:1-16 “But the man who owned the vineyard said to one of those workers, ‘Friend, I am being fair to you. You agreed to work for one coin. So take your pay and go. I want to … Continue reading

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January 25 – Oh God, That Would Never Happen

Exodus 12-13 Matthew 16 “Peter took Jesus aside and told him not to talk like that. He said, ‘God save you from those things, Lord! Those things will never happen to you!’” (Matthew 16:22 NCV) Peter is quite a character. … 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 30 – Shut The Door!

Luke 4:31-44; Ezekiel 46-47; Isaiah 65 I have a friend whose son asked him, “Dad, what takes you so long in the bathroom?” The friend laughed and told his son, “Wait until you become a parent. Then you’ll know.” The … Continue reading

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December 18 – Defeating the Dark Kingdom

This is yesterday’s devotional. Today’s will be up later. Colossians 1:1-23; Ezekiel 25-26; Isaiah 53 When a popular gaming company introduced a new gaming system, my daughter had to have it. She tried to order it online to get it … Continue reading

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October 9 – Amazing Reactions

Revelation 9; Nehemiah 12; Psalm 104:1-23 One of the character tropes that stories like to use tells of a character who’s a plain, ordinary, everyday person who’s plodding through life until that one day when something sets him on the … Continue reading

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October 6 – Dying For the Return of Christ

Revelation 6; Nehemiah 8:13-9:37; Psalm 101 Numbers crunchers. Bean counters. Those are names used when discussing people who analyze numbers to help their bosses make decisions. They analyze costs versus income, factor in the expected rise in costs and then … Continue reading

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September 6 – The Needs of the Many….

John 11:28-57; 2 Chronicles 12-13; Psalm 76 In the movie “Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan” the Enterprise comes under attack from an old adversary. While Captain Kirk and the crew of the Enterprise ultimately prevail, the climactic scene … Continue reading

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August 17 – Gone But Not Forgotten

John 3:1-21; 1 Chronicles 12; Zechariah2 Someone once asked me why Baptists don’t observe Lent. I gave them a funny look and said, with a smile of course, “Baptists don’t have anything left to give up.” We laughed. They took … Continue reading

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