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April 20 – Learning to Rejoice in God’s Forgiveness … For Others

2 Samuel 9-11 Luke 15:11-32 “So the son left and went to his father. While the son was still a long way off, his father saw him and felt sorry for his son. So the father ran to him and … Continue reading

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July 13 – Foolishness or Power?

1 Corinthians 1:18-31; 1 Kings 14; Joel 2:1-11 I remember messing up as a child. I would do something foolish, and my dad or my mom would punish me. No matter how severe the punishment may have been, the hardest … Continue reading

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January 8 – Self Denial or Denial of Self

Luke 9:1-27; Genesis 15; Psalm 8 This is the week that New Year’s Resolutions begin to fall by the wayside. Those things are tough to keep. So many of them, here in the United States, tend to focus on things … Continue reading

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February 17 – Properly Chastened

Hebrews 12; Exodus 16:1-17:16; Proverbs 7:6-27 I don’t like being disciplined. I guess I’m in the same boat as a lot of other people. What we forget about discipline is that when done right, it is an expression of love. … Continue reading

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August 3 – Restoration

2 Corinthians 2:5-3:18; 2 Kings 15-16; Micah 5:2-15 My father said it and I never understood it until I had children myself: “This is going to hurt me more than it hurts you.” Then he administered the spanking. Discipline is … Continue reading

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