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August 2 – The Greater The Sin, The More The Grace

Psalm 60-62 Romans 5 “The law came to make sin worse. But when sin grew worse, God’s grace increased. Sin once used death to rule us, but God gave people more of his grace so that grace could rule by … Continue reading

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May 24 – Of Course I Trust What God Says…Well, Except For That

1 Chronicles 22-24 John 8:28-59 “The person who belongs to God accepts what God says. But you don’t accept what God says, because you don’t belong to God.” (John 8:47 NCV) The book of John has some of the deepest … Continue reading

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February 16 – Something Better

Hebrews 11:23-40; Exodus 15; Proverbs 6:1-7:5 He graduated magna cum laude from Dartmouth College. He was selected for Phi Beta Kappa. He won special honors in zoology, botany, history, and sociology. He was twice selected to be a Rufus Choate … Continue reading

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May 3 – Hide and Seek?

Psalm 93; 2 Chronicles 15:1-15; Revelation 21:15-22 As kids we played hide and seek. Whoever was “it” would count to 100 while the rest of us would hide. You know the game….you won by being the last one found to … Continue reading

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January 12 – Mercy Wins!

Baptism of the Lord [1] Psalm 106:1-12 (God saves through water); Judges 5:12-21 (The song of Deborah); 1 John 5:13-21 (The life of those born of God) Sinning is a part of human nature. Let’s face it – when given … Continue reading

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May 30 – What God Does For His Enemies

Romans 5; 1 Samuel 14; Psalm 59 One of the most maddening things I hear is people talking about being ready to follow God as soon as they are “good enough.” I can’t help but wonder what their definition of … Continue reading

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June 16 – Consequences

Everyone knows the story of Hananiah, Mishael, and Azariah. They were three young men who were taken captive along with Daniel and stayed faithful to God just like Daniel. For some reason, everyone remembers their pagan names of Shadrach, Meshach, … Continue reading

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May 10 – Iconoclast!

Acts 19:21-41; Judges 11:34-12:15; Job 40 There are iconoclasts among us! These are the people who would destroy our religious traditions. These are the people who would break our idols that we have built up in the name of our … Continue reading

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March 29 – Don’t Follow The Money

Matthew 23:13-39; Numbers 23:27-24:25; Song of Solomon 5:2-6:3 Don’t you hate it when people with money and power can do anything they want; or at least seem to do that? People with money or power seem to be able to … Continue reading

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January 16 – Luke 13:1-17, Genesis 23, and Psalm 16

Robert Frost tells the story of a man who chooses between two roads. Both of them look beautiful to traveler. In the end, as Frost put it, “I shall be telling this with a sigh / Somewhere ages and ages … Continue reading

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