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November 6 – Encouraging Others in Difficult Days

Jeremiah 37-39 Hebrews 3 “But encourage each other every day while it is “today.” Help each other so none of you will become hardened because sin has tricked you.” (Hebrews 3:13 NCV) The author of Hebrews had just compared today … Continue reading

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February 24 – Calming the Storms

Numbers 7-8 Mark 4:21-41 “Jesus was at the back of the boat, sleeping with his head on a cushion. His followers woke him and said, ‘Teacher, don’t you care that we are drowning!’” (Mark 4:38 NCV) Jesus had finished a … 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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September 13 – The End is Near

Psalm 73; Jonah 3:1-10; 2 Peter 3:8-13 The end of the world. With all of the attention given to the end of the world in TV and Movieland, you would think that there is a set of rules somewhere that … Continue reading

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August 24 – Who Did It?

Psalm 109:21-31; Ezekiel 20:33-44; Luke 6:6-11 This year has been “interesting” so far to say the least. My wife got a diagnosis of breast cancer, her second in the same breast, and most of our year has been consumed with … Continue reading

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May 29 – Overcoming Pride

1 Kings 8:22-23 41-43; Psalm 96:1-9; Galatians 1:1-12; Luke 7:1-10 My father-in-law used to give me a hard time about being a Yankee. In fact, I have told people that one of my greatest accomplishments in life was getting him … Continue reading

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October 15 – Troubles

Revelation 15; Esther 6:14-8:17; Psalm 107:1-22 People have different reactions to troubles and difficulties that come their way. Some will look at their troubles and decided that God has treated them wrong and they want nothing to do with Him … Continue reading

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February 27 – Showing Joy

Matthew 7; Exodus 37:1-38:31; Proverbs 17 Attitude is everything. Well, almost everything. I know people who go through difficult times that would destroy most people with a smile. They survive. Other people face a small bump in their road and … Continue reading

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November 30 – Faithful in Difficulties

Galatians 4:21-31; Lamentations 3-4; Psalm 146 The cries of anguish from God’s people filled the air. Jeremiah, that great prophet of God, is said to have written a whole book with a number of poems of the complaints and anguish. … Continue reading

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