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November 13 – Like Spiritual Spit and Baling Wire?

Lamentations 1-2 Hebrews 10:1-18 “The law is only an unclear picture of the good things coming in the future; it is not the real thing. The people under the law offer the same sacrifices every year, but these sacrifices can … Continue reading

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September 27 – Living in Grace for Eternal Life

Isaiah 3-4 Galatians 6 “Do not be fooled: You cannot cheat God. People harvest only what they plant. If they plant to satisfy their sinful selves, their sinful selves will bring them ruin. But if they plant to please the … Continue reading

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September 11 – Let’s Get Everything Out in the Open

Proverbs 10-12 2 Corinthians 4 “If the Good News that we preach is hidden, it is hidden only to those who are lost. The devil who rules this world has blinded the minds of those who do not believe. They … Continue reading

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February 14 – Above All Else, Guard Your Heart

Leviticus 15-16 Matthew 27:1-26 “Early the next morning, all the leading priests and elders of the people decided that Jesus should die. They tied him, led him away, and turned him over to Pilate, the governor.” (Matthew 27:1-2) Such simple, … Continue reading

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January 15 – What’s A Person Worth?

Genesis 36-38 Matthew 10:21-42 “Two sparrows cost only a penny, but not even one of them can die without your Father’s knowing it. God even knows how many hairs are on your head. So don’t be afraid. You are worth … Continue reading

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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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