Tag Archives: Ephesus

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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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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May 10 – Changed Hearts

Acts 19:21-41; Judges 11:34-12:15; Job 40 You’ve probably seen, or heard, the phrase “You can’t legislate morality” if you’ve ever gotten into a discussion about certain moral issues and laws related to those issues. At first glance, it seems like … Continue reading

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November 14 – Throwing Out Words

Psalm 141; Ezekiel 11:14-25; Ephesians 4:25—5:2 In the 1960s a boxer by the name of Muhammad Ali “elevated” the “art” of trash talk to new levels. He even released a record of his trash talk as a form of poetry. … Continue reading

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July 5 – The Christian Effect

Psalm 119:73-80; Jeremiah 8:4-13; Acts 19:28-41 In a comedy routine on the old Dick Van Dyke show, Dick’s real life brother, Jerry, plays his brother in the show. Jerry comes home from some time in the army and is upset. … Continue reading

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June 21 – Breaking Barriers

Psalm 64; Job 19:1-22; Ephesians 2:11-22 Surprise homecomings are always fun to watch. There are literally thousands of surprise homecomings of members of the armed forces on YouTube because people enjoy seeing the reaction of a child when their parent … Continue reading

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October 2 – First Love

Revelation 2; Nehemiah 3; Psalm 97 You know when a person is just going through the motions at work. They’re supposed to welcome you to the establishment so you hear them say, “Hi welcome to our store,” as you walk … Continue reading

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May 10 – It’s All About…

(Yep, I forgot to post on Sunday again) Acts 19:21-41; Judges 11:34-12:15; Job 40 Someone jokingly said that Disneyland is a people trap built by a mouse. People flock to Disneyland/world every year because of the entertainment. If someone were … Continue reading

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