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January 26 – Can We Find Peace?

Luke 19:28-48; Genesis 34; Psalm 26 “Now as He drew near, He saw the city and wept over it, saying, ‘If you had known, even you, especially in this your day, the things that make for your peace! But now … Continue reading

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November 17 – Living Peaceably, Living in Holiness

Ezekiel 5-7 Hebrews 12 “Make every effort to live in peace with everyone and to be holy; without holiness no one will see the Lord.”                (Hebrews 12:14 NCV) This verse may be an elaboration on part of the first two … Continue reading

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August 17 – When You Can’t Do Anything

Psalm 97-99 Romans 16 “Brothers and sisters, I ask you to look out for those who cause people to be against each other and who upset other people’s faith. They are against the true teaching you learned, so stay away … Continue reading

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November 23 – The Who of Thanksgiving

2 Peter 1; Jeremiah 41-42; Psalm 139 In the United States, Thanksgiving was established as a national holiday during the War Between the States in 1863. Prior to that time, many states had held their own observances of a day … Continue reading

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July 26 – What Would Charlie Brown’s Spiritual Gift Be?

1 Corinthians 12; 2 Kings 6:1-7:2; Jonah 1 Charlie Brown is the epitome of the lovable loser that melts our hearts. Think about it, wouldn’t you love to see a cartoon where Charlie Brown’s baseball team wins? Even better, don’t … Continue reading

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July 25 – What Are You Saying?

1 Corinthians 11:17-34; 2 Kings 5; Obadiah 1 T-Shirts make interesting statements. My son was known for some of the most amusing T-shirts, and when people saw shirts they thought would fit in with his collection, they added to it. … Continue reading

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July 13 – Share the Gospel or Social Gospel?

Psalm 25:11-20; Ecclesiastes 9:13-18; Matthew 25:31-46 I recently heard someone talk about the “social gospel” and how excited he was that other churches were getting involved in it. The “social gospel” is the idea that we go out and meet … Continue reading

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May 8 – Team

Acts 16:16-34; Psalm 97; Revelation 22:12-14 16-17 20-21; John 17:20-26 Teamwork can be a beautiful thing. When a team is working right, everything seems to click. Team members know each other’s strengths and weaknesses and work to emphasize each one’s … Continue reading

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January 24 – The Body

Third Sunday after the Epiphany Nehemiah 8:1-3 5-6 8-10 (Ezra reads the law); Psalm 19 (The law revives the soul); 1 Corinthians 12:12-31a (You are the body of Christ); Luke 4:14-21 (Jesus reads the prophet Isaiah) There is something sweet … Continue reading

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June 12 – Division or Multiplication?

Romans 16; 2 Samuel 1; Psalm 72 Division: it’s not just for math anymore. Seriously, don’t you hate it when people like me try to be cute with a serious topic? We are divided in our world today in many … Continue reading

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