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July 24 – Accepting Imitations While Pointing to Christ

1 Corinthians 11:1-16; 2 Kings 4; Amos 9 “Imitate me, just as I also imitate Christ.” (1 Corinthians 11:1) One of the hardest parts of understanding the letters to the Corinthians is that they seem to have a strange style … Continue reading

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February 14 – Believing and Showing God’s Love in Community

Hebrews 10:19-39; Exodus 11; Exodus 12; Proverbs 4 “Let us hold fast the confession of our hope without wavering, for He who promised is faithful. And let us consider one another in order to stir up love and good works,” … Continue reading

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October 28 – Showing Love, Grace, and Forgiveness All the Time

Jeremiah 15-17 2 Timothy 2 “And a servant of the Lord must not quarrel but must be kind to everyone, a good teacher, and patient. The Lord’s servant must gently teach those who disagree. Then maybe God will let them … Continue reading

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October 18 Persecution, Love, Grace, And Judgment

Isaiah 53-55 2 Thessalonians 1 “So we brag about you to the other churches of God. We tell them about the way you continue to be strong and have faith even though you are being treated badly and are suffering … Continue reading

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September 18 – There Is No “New and Improved” Gospel Message

Proverbs 30-31 2 Corinthians 11:1-15 “Such men are not true apostles but are workers who lie. They change themselves to look like apostles of Christ. This does not surprise us. Even Satan changes himself to look like an angel of … Continue reading

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September 8 – Troubles: Overcome by the Grace of God

Proverbs 3-5 2 Corinthians 1 “Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ. God is the Father who is full of mercy and all comfort. He comforts us every time we have trouble, so when others … Continue reading

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August 4 – The Answer, Of Course, Is Jesus

Late today because I hit the ground running and haven’t had a chance to write until now. Psalm 66-67 Romans 7 “You might think I am saying that sin and the law are the same thing. That is not true. … Continue reading

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July 19 – When Troubles Come Your Way

Psalm 23-25 Acts 21:18-40 “So we will tell you what to do: Four of our men have made a promise to God. Take these men with you and share in their cleansing ceremony. Pay their expenses so they can shave … Continue reading

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November 13 – Do You Really Want All the Joy God Gives?

James 1; Jeremiah 21-22; Psalm 129 One of the fun parts of social media is sharing the joys that friends experience. Recently, one of my friends got married. I shared her joy as she posted about the engagement. Then, they … Continue reading

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July 24 – Leading By Example

1 Corinthians 11:1-16; 2 Kings 4; Amos 9 How would you define “leadership?” Leadership must be an important subject when you consider all the books and articles that have been written about it. There are 66 TED talks specifically devoted … Continue reading

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