Tag Archives: early Christians

May 12 – Stay on Message

Acts 20:17-34; Judges 14-15; Job 42 Whether it’s a political campaign or someone advertising a product, a good consultant will remind the candidate or the ad company to stay on message. It’s easy to get distracted and support other good … Continue reading

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November 7 – Story Time

Psalm 123; Job 20:1-11; 2 Peter 1:16-21 November is a month to celebrate many things. As followers of Christ we use this month as a time of Thanksgiving. Some writers use this month to celebrate insanity by writing a novel … Continue reading

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November 3 – Family First

1 Timothy 5:1-22; Jeremiah 1-2; Psalm 119:145-176 At one time people who moved to a new community were advised to join a church because you could make good, important connections there. It would look good on your unofficial resume. That … Continue reading

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June 2 – God’s Sticky Love

Romans 8; 1 Samuel 17:1-54; Psalm 62 As Paul wrote to the people of Rome rumblings were beginning to arise against Christians. The major persecutions hadn’t yet begun, but local persecutions arose as people saw those Christians as being a … Continue reading

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July 10 – Dealing With Indignity

Mark 15:21-47; 1 Kings 11; Hosea 13 I believe that the Church grew in the early years not in spite of persecution, but because of it. Many people heard Christians undergoing the beatings, the torture and their cruel executions. As … Continue reading

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