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January 4 – Dealing With Authority

Luke 7:1-17; Genesis 8; Genesis 9; Genesis 10; Psalm 4 “For I also am a man placed under authority, having soldiers under me. And I say to one, ‘Go,’ and he goes; and to another, ‘Come,’ and he comes; and … Continue reading

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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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