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November 20 – Returning Blessings For Evil

1 Peter 3; Jeremiah 35-36; Psalm 136 I saw a quote the other day that made me mad. The message of the quote was that the only people you should try to get even with are the people who’ve done … Continue reading

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November 8 – The “Gospel” of the Fake News

2 Timothy 4; Jeremiah 11-12; Psalm 124 Fake News. We’ve all heard the stories about fake news. If you tend to be conservative, you find fake news that fits your own perspective and shout it from the mountaintops. If you … Continue reading

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October 24 – Don’t Be Surprised

1 Thessalonians 2:17-20; 1 Thessalonians 3; Isaiah 17; Isaiah 18; Isaiah 19; Psalm 114 Surprises can be fun. When it’s your birthday and your spouse takes you out for what you think is going to be a dinner between the … Continue reading

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September 24 – Love Drives Out Hate

1 John 2; 2 Chronicles 35; Psalm 89:38-52 There is a disturbing trend in our society that is stifling discussion of legitimate issues and polarizing the country. We, as a society, have decided that it’s important to label anyone who … Continue reading

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June 11 – Trophies, Medals, and Recognition

Romans 15:14-33; 1 Samuel 29-31; Psalm 71 If you want a job, you have to have a resumé, don’t you? There are classes you can take to learn how to make your resumé more appealing. Your resumé is supposed to … Continue reading

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May 18 – Scandalous!

Acts 25; Ruth 1-2; Psalm 47 Religious disputes are the worst, aren’t they? You see it on a small scale when churches split. There are anecdotal tales among Baptists about churches splitting over a vote on the color of the … Continue reading

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April 17 – Good Decisions

Acts 6; Deuteronomy 28; Job 17 Henry Ford had a problem. His Model-T car was too successful. He had introduced the assembly line in 1913 and production rose so much that he started making lots of money. His workers, however, … Continue reading

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November 15 – Living in Grace

Psalm 141; Ezekiel 39:21—40:4; 1 Corinthians 10:23—11:1 One of the issues with a faith that is based on grace rather than laws is that you can make a case for doing just about anything you want. The phrase that you … Continue reading

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November 11 – Thanks

Psalm 98; 2 Samuel 21:1-14; 2 Thessalonians 1:3-12 Canada has already done it. The United States will do it soon. I am speaking of course of the holiday of Thanksgiving. In that area, Canada leads the United States by celebrating … Continue reading

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November 4 – Is Your Conscience Clear?

Psalm 17:1-9; Genesis 38:1-26; Acts 24:10-23 Sometimes you wonder about people. Why do they do what they do? In a “true confessions” site people explained why they got fired from their jobs. One of the strangest reasons was the guy … Continue reading

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