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April 27 – “Christians”

Acts 11:19-30; Joshua 13-14; Job 27 In October, 1993 the sports world was rocked by the announcement that Michael Jordan was retiring from basketball. He had just finished leading the Chicago Bulls to their third straight championship. Most thought Jordan … 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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January 17 – Wildfires and Friendship Bread

Luke 13:18-35; Genesis 24; Psalm 17 Every year we see the news. Forest fires have broken out in various parts of the country. We see pictures of hellish infernos and horrific damage. Houses and wildlife are destroyed. Firefighters from all … Continue reading

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January 15 – Being Ready

Luke 12:32-59; Genesis 22; Psalm 15 Thieves are an inconsiderate lot. They come to visit you when you’re not home. They destroy things coming in the house. Then they take party favors that you hadn’t planned on giving out. When … Continue reading

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September 11 – Field Trip

Exodus 32:7-14; Psalm 51:1-10; 1 Timothy 1:12-17; Luke 15:1-10 One of the joys of being a teacher is the opportunity to take students on field trips. We get to go into the world and learn from actual experience instead of … Continue reading

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July 18 – New and Improved!

Psalm 119:97-104; Exodus 18:1-12; Colossians 1:27—2:7 One of the mysteries of life for me is the marketing ploy of changing the packaging of a familiar product and then boldly proclaiming that we should buy the product inside because this packaging … Continue reading

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July 13 – Share the Gospel or Social Gospel?

Psalm 25:11-20; Ecclesiastes 9:13-18; Matthew 25:31-46 I recently heard someone talk about the “social gospel” and how excited he was that other churches were getting involved in it. The “social gospel” is the idea that we go out and meet … Continue reading

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May 10 – Chains

Psalm 29; 2 Chronicles 5:2-14; Acts 26:19-29 Many years ago, Michael Jordan was the player in the NBA. Everybody wanted to be like Mike.  In fact, a sports drink company even made a commercial with a song entitled “I wanna … Continue reading

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May 5 – Wait

Psalm 97; Acts 1:1-11; Psalm 47; Psalm 93; Ephesians 1:15-23; Luke 24:44-53 There are a lot of people who are like me. We hear of something that needs to be done and we are ready to jump on it and … Continue reading

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April 28 – Disagreements

Psalm 67; Proverbs 2:1-5; Acts 15:36-41 My pastor once said that if you want to learn about the disputes within a church, check out that church’s constitution. Those bylaws and amendments that make you do a double take – those … Continue reading

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