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August 8 – God’s Gonna Bless You Real Good

2 Corinthians 9; 2 Kings 22:1-23:35; Nahum 3 It’s a cliché, of course, but you hear about this happening all the time: some televangelist wants to raise money so he/she reminds you that if you give money to God, through … Continue reading

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July 16 – Success

1 Corinthians 4; 1 Kings 17; Amos 1 We all want to be “successful.” We really want our children to be “successful” and we hear stories of parents who have made great sacrifices so that their children can get the … Continue reading

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June 16 – “Even If He Doesn’t…”

Mark 3:1-19; 2 Samuel 6; Daniel 3 What’s your “breaking point?” You claim to be a follower of Christ, what would it take for you to deny Him as your Savior and Lord – even if it’s for a short … Continue reading

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June 7 – How to Get Even With God

Romans 12; 1 Samuel 23-24; Psalm 67 One of the most important tactics of war doesn’t occur on the battlefield, it occurs in the media and the speeches of the leaders. That tactic is one designed to de-humanize the enemy. … Continue reading

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March 6 – God’s People: Demon Possessed or Drunkards?

Matthew 11:1-19; Leviticus 11-12; Proverbs 24 Which is better: being a morning person or being a person that does better afternoon? Isn’t it funny how we attribute “goodness” or “badness” to either of those qualities? Growing up, I was a … Continue reading

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February 14 – Love and Good Deeds

Hebrews 10:19-39; Exodus 11:1-12:51; Proverbs 4 Belle Baumfree doesn’t fit the mold we have for slaves. She was born in New York. She grew up speaking Dutch. While New York began the process of emancipating slaves in the 1799, she … Continue reading

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November 26 – Advent

Psalm 122; Genesis 6:11-22; Matthew 24:1-22 I grew up loving the Cubs. Friends who wanted to poke fun at me over the past few years would post a picture of a wagon train with the caption “Pictures of the last … Continue reading

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September 15 – Grace to Sustain

Psalm 113; Exodus 23:1-9; Romans 3:1-8 You’ve probably heard about, or at least seen on TV shows, firefighters who are also arsonists. While the causes are many, the major cause used in TV shows is that the firefighter has the … Continue reading

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August 31 – Healing

Psalm 119:65-72; Isaiah 57:14-21; Luke 14:15-24 One of the ways doctors save lives these days is with organ transplants. It is one of the miracles of modern medicine that doctors can take an organ from another person, sometimes even when … Continue reading

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July 16 – Seedy Faith

Psalm 15; Genesis 14:1-16; Luke 8:4-10 Growing up in the….er…well, a while ago, people talked about trying to find themselves. They would go on hikes, visit communes, talk to spiritual (and pseudo-spiritual) leaders to gain guidance and find themselves and … Continue reading

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