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Jesus Turns the Tables On His Attackers

Today we look at two encounters with religious leaders. First, Pharisees and Herodians unite to try to take Jesus down, then, when they fail, the Sadducees do their thing and fail. They couldn’t get the best of Jesus in a … Continue reading

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October 18 – Dealing with Betrayal

Revelation 18; Isaiah 3-4; Psalm 109:1-19 “They have also surrounded me with words of hatred, And fought against me without a cause. In return for my love they are my accusers, But I give myself to prayer. Thus they have … Continue reading

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August 9 – Knowing The Enemy

2 Corinthians 10; 2 Kings 23:36-24:20; Habakkuk 1 “For though we walk in the flesh, we do not war according to the flesh. For the weapons of our warfare are not carnal but mighty in God for pulling down strongholds…” … Continue reading

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July 16 – Amen!

1 Corinthians 4; 1 Kings 17; Amos 1 “Thus says the Lord: “For three transgressions of the people of Ammon, and for four, I will not turn away its punishment, Because they ripped open the women with child in Gilead, … Continue reading

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January 31 – Betrayed, Denied, Forgotten – Covered by Extreme Forgiveness

Luke 22:39-71; Genesis 40; Psalm 31 “Then he restored the chief butler to his butlership again, and he placed the cup in Pharaoh’s hand. … Yet the chief butler did not remember Joseph, but forgot him. (Genesis 40:21,23 NKJV) Years … Continue reading

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October 18 Persecution, Love, Grace, And Judgment

Isaiah 53-55 2 Thessalonians 1 “So we brag about you to the other churches of God. We tell them about the way you continue to be strong and have faith even though you are being treated badly and are suffering … Continue reading

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August 15 – Finding Strength and Fellowship in the Church

Psalm 91-93 Romans 15:1-13 “May the patience and encouragement that come from God allow you to live in harmony with each other the way Christ Jesus wants. Then you will all be joined together, and you will give glory to … Continue reading

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April 1 – Jesus Taught It, Did It, and Expects Me to Do It

Judges 13-15 Luke 6:27-49 “But I say to you who are listening, love your enemies. Do good to those who hate you, bless those who curse you, pray for those who are cruel to you.” (Luke 6:27-28 NCV) The message … Continue reading

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February 11 – No Secrets From God

Leviticus 11-12 Matthew 26:1-25 “Then Judas, who would give Jesus to his enemies, said to Jesus, ‘Teacher, surely I am not the one, am I?’ Jesus answered, ‘Yes, it is you.’” (Matthew 26:25) The Pharisees were fed up. They wanted … Continue reading

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December 11 – The Battle Against Spiritual Forces of Wickedness

Ephesians 6; Ezekiel 17; Isaiah 46 During the Vietnam War, Country Joe and the Fish asked the kind of question that should be asked by anyone who thinks war is an option: “One, two, three, what are we fighting for?” … Continue reading

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