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July 4 – If You’re Trying to Find God’s Will…

Job 28-29 Acts 13:1-25 “But Saul, who was also called Paul, was filled with the Holy Spirit. He looked straight at Elymas and said, ‘You son of the devil! You are an enemy of everything that is right! You are … Continue reading

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January 7 – What’s the Motivation?

Genesis 18-19 Matthew 6:1-18 “Your giving should be done in secret. Your Father can see what is done in secret, and he will reward you.” (Matthew 6:4 NCV) In this next section of the Sermon on the Mount, Jesus talks … Continue reading

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May 1 – Growth of the Church

Acts 14; Joshua 22; Job 31 When I was younger, traveling with my parents, around meal times my dad would start scanning for places to eat. He’d look for billboards advertising local restaurants. When he had found a possible place … Continue reading

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April 29 – Humble Beginnings

Acts 13:1-25; Joshua 18-19; Job 29 It was in the mid 1970’s that a young Steve Jobs showed up at that electronics store asking for credit to buy the parts to assemble what became known as the Apple 1 computer. … Continue reading

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February 25 – Humble Service

Matthew 6:1-18; Exodus 33:1-34:35; Proverbs 15 There is an old saying that amazing things can get done if you don’t care who gets the credit. There are some people who make sure that they are in every camera shot around, … Continue reading

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February 22 – When Temptation Comes

Matthew 4; Exodus 25-27; Proverbs 12 Temptation rarely shows up saying “Hey, I want you to do something you know is wrong and you’ll regret for the rest of your life.” Usually temptation shows up wooing us into doing something … Continue reading

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April 29 – Answering the Call

Acts 13:1-25; Joshua 18-19; Job 29 As followers of Jesus we often recognize the need for more people to go out to proclaim the gospel. We hear the words of Jesus calling us to pray that more laborers be sent … Continue reading

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April 29 – A Fast View of God

Acts 13:1-25; Joshua 18-19; Job 29 Footnotes are the bane of authors and students everywhere. You want to give credit to your sources, but it was a pain; at least it was until word processors made it a little easier. … Continue reading

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February 25 – When

Matthew 6:1-18; Exodus 33:1-34:35; Proverbs 15 If you study many different religions it might be startling to realize that some of the basic practices are common among most religious belief systems. Most religious systems will teach you to take care … Continue reading

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