Tag Archives: fellowship with God

March 8 – Is It Lawful?

Matthew 12:1-21; Leviticus 14; Proverbs 26 One of the saddest parts of our criminal justice system is when the punishment doesn’t fit the crime, or even worse, when it doesn’t fit the non-crime. Sometimes laws are well-intentioned, but the enforcement … Continue reading

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February 15 – The Unseen World

Hebrews 11:1-22; Exodus 13:1-14:31; Proverbs 5 The Hubble Telescope has shown us amazing pictures of the vastness of the universe. We have seen galaxies, stars, nebulae, and other areas of space that we never dreamed of. The vastness and the … 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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December 21 – Reconciliation

Psalm 113; Genesis 25:19-28; Colossians 1:15-20 Hollywood seems to enjoy those movies where people switch bodies. A kid playing an adult, an adult playing a kid, or one gender playing another all become plot devices that can be used for … Continue reading

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September 8 – Law and Grace

Psalm 51:1-10; Genesis 6:1-6; 1 Timothy 1:1-11 There is a tension in Christian doctrine between law and grace. Many look at the law and note that since God gave the law, we should follow it. Those who emphasize this law … Continue reading

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July 13 – Share the Gospel or Social Gospel?

Psalm 25:11-20; Ecclesiastes 9:13-18; Matthew 25:31-46 I recently heard someone talk about the “social gospel” and how excited he was that other churches were getting involved in it. The “social gospel” is the idea that we go out and meet … Continue reading

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June 24 – God Can’t Love You Any More!

Psalm 16; 2 Kings 1:1-16; Galatians 4:8-20 George Washington is known as the Father of our Country. He held the American army together through some very difficult times, made some brilliant moves as the Commanding General of the army, and … Continue reading

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April 15 – Got Mercy?

Psalm 23; Ezekiel 20:39-44; Revelation 6:1—7:4 Every religious belief has an end goal in mind. As a follower of Christ, the end goal is to dwell with God forever. Interestingly enough, all three passages in today’s readings emphasize that idea. … Continue reading

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November 9 – On the Road Again

Titus 1; Jeremiah 13-14; Psalm 125 The old saying was that “all roads lead to Rome.” During the days of the Roman Empire, as they sought to solidify their rule, they created the roads and pathways they needed to transport … Continue reading

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October 10 – Creation and Re-Creation

Ok, now I’m three days behind…. Revelation 10; Nehemiah 13; Psalm 104:24-35 One of my hobbies is photography. I especially enjoy taking pictures of birds. The amazing variety of birds boggles my mind. There are huge birds with wingspans twice … Continue reading

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