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December 17 – When You Think The World is Hopeless, Think Like a Child

Philippians 4; Ezekiel 24; Isaiah 52 “Finally, brethren, whatever things are true, whatever things are noble, whatever things are just, whatever things are pure, whatever things are lovely, whatever things are of good report, if there is any virtue and … Continue reading

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December 12 – No More Sour Grapes, Now Forgiveness in Christ

Philippians 1:1-11; Ezekiel 18; Isaiah 47 “‘Do I have any pleasure at all that the wicked should die?’ says the Lord God, ‘and not that he should turn from his ways and live?’” (Ezekiel 18:23 NKJV)  Ezekiel 18 begins by … Continue reading

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December 9 – Living in the Light

Ephesians 5:1-20; Ezekiel 14-15; Isaiah 44 “For you were once darkness, but now you are light in the Lord. Walk as children of light (for the fruit of the Spirit is in all goodness, righteousness, and truth), finding out what … Continue reading

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December 6 – The Love of Christ, The Fullness of God

“..to know the love of Christ which passes knowledge; that you may be filled with all the fullness of God.” (Ephesians 3:19 NKJV)  Paul summed up his prayer for the Ephesians in this amazing statement. If you know the love … Continue reading

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November 21 – Remember The Way We Were

1 Peter 4; Jeremiah 37-38; Psalm 137 “For we have spent enough of our past lifetime in doing the will of the Gentiles–when we walked in lewdness, lusts, drunkenness, revelries, drinking parties, and abominable idolatries. In regard to these, they … Continue reading

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November 19 – Yes, People Are Talking About You. So What?

1 Peter 2; Jeremiah 33-34; Psalm 135 “For this is the will of God, that by doing good you may put to silence the ignorance of foolish men–as free, yet not using liberty as a cloak for vice, but as … Continue reading

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November 15 – Dealing With the Treachery of the Tongue

James 3; Jeremiah 25-26; Psalm 131 “But no man can tame the tongue. It is an unruly evil, full of deadly poison. With it we bless our God and Father, and with it we curse men, who have been made … Continue reading

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November 11 – Living in Our World With One Purpose

Titus 3; Jeremiah 17-18; Psalm 127 “Remind them to be subject to rulers and authorities, to obey, to be ready for every good work, to speak evil of no one, to be peaceable, gentle, showing all humility to all men.” … Continue reading

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October 26 – Dealing With People Inside and Outside of the Church

1 Thessalonians 5; Isaiah 23-24; Psalm 116 “Now we exhort you, brethren, warn those who are unruly, comfort the fainthearted, uphold the weak, be patient with all. See that no one renders evil for evil to anyone, but always pursue … Continue reading

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October 19 – Bringing God’s Grace to a Backwards World

Revelation 19; Isaiah 5-6; Psalm 109:20-31 “Woe to those who call evil good, and good evil; Who put darkness for light, and light for darkness; Who put bitter for sweet, and sweet for bitter! Woe to those who are wise … Continue reading

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