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April 5 – Dangerous Worship Leads to Living Dangerously

1 Samuel 1-3 Luke 8:26-56 “All the people of the Gerasene country asked Jesus to leave, because they were all very afraid. So Jesus got into the boat and went back to Galilee.” (Luke 8:37) He had terrorized the area … Continue reading

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February 22 – Being a Force of Good In an Evil World

Numbers 3-4 Mark 3:20-35 “But the teachers of the law from Jerusalem were saying, ‘Beelzebul is living inside him! He uses power from the ruler of demons to force demons out of people.’” (Mark 3:22) Pure goodness is so contrary … Continue reading

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February 19 – There Is an Evil One to Overcome

Leviticus 25 Mark 1:23-45 “Just then, a man was there in the synagogue who had an evil spirit in him. He shouted, ‘Jesus of Nazareth! What do you want with us? Did you come to destroy us? I know who … 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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November 2 – Just Do It My Way…

1 Timothy 4; Isaiah 38-39; Psalm 119:121-144 A friend recently released a book that had me nervous at first. The bad guy…er…the villain(s) in the story are part of a cult. Every warning bell in my head went off. I’m … 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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January 7 – Go Tell or No Tell?

Luke 8:26-56; Genesis 13:1-14:24; Psalm 7 I’m living on the fringes of the author world right now. I haven’t published anything other than my devotionals here on this blog, but I’m working at it. I’m making contacts and getting to … Continue reading

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May 28 – It’s All About Who You Know

Psalm 96:1-9; 1 Kings 8:31-40; Luke 4:31-37 I know a lot about our current president. I know his name and his wife’s name. I know where he lives. I know what he did before he became president. I know something … Continue reading

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January 16 – Choosing Sides

Psalm 36:5-10 (We feast on the abundance of God’s house); Jeremiah 4:1-4 (A call to repentance); Luke 11:14-23 (Looking for signs from heaven) Jeremiah has a reputation as a prophet of doom. He spoke for God during the end of … Continue reading

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June 20 – Diamonds in the Rough

He was the roughest of the rough. They had sent him out of the city into the area where they buried their dead. They tried to chain him and keep him away from “normal, decent” people. But then, a miracle … Continue reading

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