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October 2 – Love Conquers Stifling Orthodoxy

Revelation 2; Nehemiah 3; Psalm 97 “I know your works, your labor, your patience, and that you cannot bear those who are evil. And you have tested those who say they are apostles and are not, and have found them … Continue reading

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October 1 – The Only Star in the Kingdom is Jesus!

Revelation 1; Nehemiah 1-2; Psalm 96 “I, John, both your brother and companion in the tribulation and kingdom and patience of Jesus Christ, was on the island that is called Patmos for the word of God and for the testimony … Continue reading

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September 28 – Stay Faithful, Endure, Persevere, Overcome

2 John 1; Ezra 5-6; Psalm 93 “At the same time Tattenai the governor of the region beyond the River and Shethar-Boznai and their companions came to them and spoke thus to them: ‘Who has commanded you to build this … Continue reading

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May 17 – Enjoying the Forest

1 Chronicles 1-3 John 5:25-47 “You carefully study the Scriptures because you think they give you eternal life. They do in fact tell about me, but you refuse to come to me to have that life.” (John 5:39-40 NCV) When … Continue reading

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January 17 – “Is It Right To Heal On The Sabbath?”

Genesis 41-42 Matthew 12:1-23 “Jesus left there and went into their synagogue, where there was a man with a crippled hand. They were looking for a reason to accuse Jesus, so they asked him, ‘Is it right to heal on … Continue reading

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October 8 – Keep Praying

Revelation 8; Nehemiah 11; Psalm 103 I believe that one of the most ridiculous questions in the world is, “Did you have a good workout?” The answer, of course, is “no” because there’s no such thing as a good workout. … 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 25 – A Time To Act

1 John 3; 2 Chronicles 36; Psalm 90 You’ve probably seen the picture. In the picture, taken at a German shipyard in 1936, hundreds of people are enthusiastically giving the Nazi salute. One man, standing at the back, has his … Continue reading

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August 13 – Grace and Truth

John 1:1-18; 1 Chronicles 5-6; Zephaniah 2 It was one of those days. I had to run some errands before I got to the airport to travel overseas for a mission trip. Everyone else decided that this day was a … Continue reading

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July 15 – The Perfect Church

1 Corinthians 3; 1 Kings 15:33-16:34; Joel 3 In ancient Israel, the building of the Temple was important. It was the center of all life, not just religious life, for the Israelites. Then the two kingdoms split and Jereboam set … Continue reading

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