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January 17 – Wildfires and Friendship Bread

Luke 13:18-35; Genesis 24; Psalm 17 Every year we see the news. Forest fires have broken out in various parts of the country. We see pictures of hellish infernos and horrific damage. Houses and wildlife are destroyed. Firefighters from all … Continue reading

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November 9 – Word

Psalm 123; Job 25:1—26:14; John 5:19-29 A lot of words have been spoken in recent days about our election. Pundits chimed in. People commented on social media. Television advertisements flooded the airways. A lot of words have been spoken since … Continue reading

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October 21 – Read The Fine Print

Psalm 84:1-7; Jeremiah 9:17-26; 2 Timothy 3:10-15 Have you ever read those “Terms of Service” put out by a company that you are buying something from? I mean all the way through? Or do you, like most people, click the … Continue reading

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October 5 – God’s Got This

Psalm 3; Habakkuk 2:12-20; Mark 11:12-14 20-24 This is the season of fear. We have a holiday devoted to scaring and frightening other people. And no, I’m not talking about election day, although you might think that from all the … Continue reading

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September 14 – Restoration

Psalm 73; Job 40:6-14; 42:1-6; Luke 22:31-33 54-62 There are some athletes who have a big mouth. I’m thinking of the ones who deliberately provoke their opponents so that everything they say is posted on the other team’s bulletin board … Continue reading

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April 26 – When Disaster Strikes

Psalm 133; 2 Samuel 1:4-27; Acts 11:27-30 Disasters. They happen all over the world. Floods, hurricanes, earthquakes, drought, and famines strike, often without warning, sometimes so slowly that we don’t realize it’s happening until we are in the midst of … Continue reading

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April 21 – Be Strong and Courageous

Acts 8:26-40; Joshua 1-2; Job 21 I always laugh when people talk about my “religion being a crutch.” They imply that following God is for the weak minded who can’t think on their own. Have you ever run into someone … Continue reading

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April 18 – Choose Life

Acts 7:1-22; Deuteronomy 29-30; Job 18 We live in a society that seems to be addicted to sin. Living contrary to God’s will was once considered shameful, now calling attention to God’s standards is the greatest sin in society. Sin … Continue reading

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December 16 – Born to Die

Philippians 3; Ezekiel 23; Isaiah 51 How can anyone resist the scene of a little child born among the animals because there was no other room for him? The irony of wise men and shepherds worshiping a babe in the … Continue reading

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August 9 – Spiritual Warfare

2 Corinthians 10; 2 Kings 23:36-24:20; Habakkuk 1 We live in a world that’s in constant spiritual warfare. There are two problems with that statement, though. The first is that so many people refuse to recognize the battle we are … Continue reading

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