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April 13 – Living Genuinely

1 Samuel 22-24 Luke 12:1-31 “Everything that is hidden will be shown, and everything that is secret will be made known. What you have said in the dark will be heard in the light, and what you have whispered in … Continue reading

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March 30 – Grace In The Shadow Of The Cross

Judges 9-10 Luke 5:17-39 “Seeing their faith, Jesus said, ‘Friend, your sins are forgiven.’ The Jewish teachers of the law and the Pharisees thought to themselves, ‘Who is this man who is speaking as if he were God? Only God … Continue reading

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March 11 – Almost Fit For Heaven

Deuteronomy 13-15 Mark 12:28-44 “When Jesus saw that the man answered him wisely, Jesus said to him, ‘You are close to the kingdom of God.’ And after that, no one was brave enough to ask Jesus any more questions.” (Mark … Continue reading

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January 22 – Stepping Out To Do The Impossible

Exodus 4-6 Matthew 14:22-36 “Peter said, ‘Lord, if it is really you, then command me to come to you on the water.’ Jesus said, ‘Come.’ And Peter left the boat and walked on the water to Jesus. But when Peter … Continue reading

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January 19 – Getting Down in the Dirt

Genesis 46-48 Matthew 13:1-30 “And what is the seed that fell among the thorny weeds? That seed is like the person who hears the teaching but lets worries about this life and the temptation of wealth stop that teaching from … Continue reading

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January 16 – When That Crisis of Faith Comes

Genesis 39-40 Matthew 11 “John the Baptist was in prison, but he heard about what the Christ was doing. So John sent some of his followers to Jesus. They asked him, ‘Are you the One who is to come, or … Continue reading

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December 31 – Out With The Old and In With The New

Luke 5:1-26; Ezekiel 48; Isaiah 66 It used to be that my eyes would roll when I heard someone talk about the “good old days.” I was younger then. Now, when someone talks about the “good old days” I tend … Continue reading

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December 16 – Trash or Treasure?

Philippians 3; Ezekiel 23; Isaiah 51 It’s that time of year where if you haven’t seen any version of “A Christmas Carol,” you just might not be watching TV. According to a meme that’s making the rounds this year, A … Continue reading

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November 29 – Who Are You?

Galatians 3:19-4:20; Lamentations 1-2; Psalm 145 If you’ve ever seen the TV show “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation” you’ve heard the song by The Who entitled “Who Are You.” The background of the song reveals that it’s a day in the … Continue reading

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November 28 – Ya Gotta Dance With The One That Brung Ya

Galatians 3:1-18; Jeremiah 51-52; Psalm 144 There’s an old saying that President Reagan used at a meeting of Conservative Activists. Speaking to the Conservative Political Action Committee, he talked about working with them as an opportunity to “dance with the … Continue reading

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