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October 21 – The Transforming Power of Grace

Isaiah 62-64 1 Timothy 1 “But the grace of our Lord was fully given to me, and with that grace came the faith and love that are in Christ Jesus.” (1 Timothy 1:14 NCV) Timothy was Pal’s “go-to” guy. If … Continue reading

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September 28 – Living as Good Citizens

Isaiah 5-6 Ephesians 1 “I pray also that you will have greater understanding in your heart so you will know the hope to which he has called us and that you will know how rich and glorious are the blessings … Continue reading

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July 17 – What Do You Expect When Doing God’s Will?

Psalm 18-19 Acts 20:17-38 “But now I must obey the Holy Spirit and go to Jerusalem. I don’t know what will happen to me there. I know only that in every city the Holy Spirit tells me that troubles and … Continue reading

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July 15 – How Do You Measure Your Net Worth?

Psalm 13-15 Acts 19:21-41 “And during that time, there was some serious trouble in Ephesus about the Way of Jesus.” (Acts 19:23 NCV) Paul prepared to go back to Jerusalem, but he wanted to visit the churches in Macedonia before … Continue reading

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July 14 – Testifying About How God Has Changed You

Psalm 10-12 Acts 19:1-20 “Many of the believers began to confess openly and tell all the evil things they had done.” (Acts 19:18 NCV) After Paul’s stay in Corinth, he moved on to Ephesus for about two years. As Paul … Continue reading

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December 9 – Ending an Evil in Our World

Ephesians 5:1-20; Ezekiel 14-15; Isaiah 44 When Hugh Hefner died recently, he was eulogized and lionized by many who applauded his business acumen, or his work that opened up the doors to “sexual freedom.” He turned $8,000 of borrowed money … Continue reading

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December 4 – When the Eyes of Our Hearts Are Opened

Ephesians 1; Ezekiel 4-5; Psalm 150 Movies and books turn on those major “Aha” moment when the main character realizes they need to take action to deal with a problem. Luke Skywalker’s came when, while searching for a droid he … Continue reading

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October 2 – First Love

Revelation 2; Nehemiah 3; Psalm 97 When my wife and I first started dating, we were insufferable. People had us pegged to be married within a week. We did a lot of handholding, talking incessantly until late at night, we … Continue reading

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October 1 – What Ya Got?

Revelation 1; Nehemiah 1-2; Psalm 96 You couldn’t miss the ads. Sometimes it was a famous person with a milk mustache, at other times it was someone unknown, but they all asked a simple question: “Got Milk?” Then you would … Continue reading

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September 28 – Don’t Even Welcome Them

2 John 1; Ezra 5-6; Psalm 93 The old joke used to be that anyone could throw on a bathrobe, walk the beaches of California, and utter a few incomprehensible sayings that seemed to have deeper meaning to start a … Continue reading

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