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November 8 – There Is No Easier Way

2 Timothy 4; Jeremiah 11-12; Psalm 124 “For the time will come when they will not endure sound doctrine, but according to their own desires, because they have itching ears, they will heap up for themselves teachers; and they will … Continue reading

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November 3 – Using God’s Resources to Care for Others

1 Timothy 5:1-22; Jeremiah 1-2; Psalm 119:145-176 “But if anyone does not provide for his own, and especially for those of his household, he has denied the faith and is worse than an unbeliever.” (1 Timothy 5:8 NKJV)  The early … Continue reading

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October 29 – But Shouldn’t Christians Take Care of Everybody?

2 Thessalonians 3; Isaiah 29-30; Psalm 119:1-32 “For even when we were with you, we commanded you this: If anyone will not work, neither shall he eat. For we hear that there are some who walk among you in a … Continue reading

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February 17 – You Ain’t Seen Nothing Yet

Hebrews 12; Exodus 16; Exodus 17; Proverbs 7:6-27 “For consider Him who endured such hostility from sinners against Himself, lest you become weary and discouraged in your souls. You have not yet resisted to bloodshed, striving against sin.” (Hebrews 12:3-4 … Continue reading

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November 19 – Religion – Overlord or Guide to Life?

Ezekiel 11-13 James 1 “Religion that God our Father accepts as pure and faultless is this: to look after orphans and widows in their distress and to keep oneself from being polluted by the world.” (James 1:27 NCV) Religion was … Continue reading

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December 21 – Can We Talk?

Colossians 3:18-4:18; Ezekiel 31-32; Isaiah 56 If you ever heard the comedian Joan Rivers, you probably heard her catch phrase: “Can we talk?” As she explained how it started, she noted that she was trying to get people to stop … Continue reading

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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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