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August 5 – Slaves To Fear or Children of God?

Psalm 68-69 Romans 8:1-21 “The true children of God are those who let God’s Spirit lead them. The Spirit we received does not make us slaves again to fear; it makes us children of God. With that Spirit we cry … Continue reading

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November 24 – When the Truth is Distorted

2 Peter 2; Jeremiah 43-44; Psalm 140 During the Spanish Civil War, a nationalist general spoke of the secret force he had in his battle. He told a journalist that he not only had four columns of troops approaching Madrid, … Continue reading

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October 16 – Dealing With the Other Side of Grace

Revelation 16; Esther 9-10; Psalm 107:23-43 Is there a limit to God’s grace? I think anyone who follows Christ asks themselves that question when they look at their own lives and recognize their own sinfulness. I can’t tell you how … Continue reading

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August 23 – Whatta Ya Know?

John 5:19-47; 1 Chronicles 20:1-22:1; Zechariah 8 Science is the art of knowing. It is an ever-expanding thirst for knowledge that’s never satiated as each discovery leads to even more questions. This thirst, this quest for knowledge, is why “Settled … Continue reading

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August 1 – Giving in Grace

1 Corinthians 16; 2 Kings 12-13; Micah 3 We’ve been keeping score the wrong way. Seriously. If you want to see who the best player in a particular sport may be, what do you do? You go to your favorite … Continue reading

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July 30 – Resurrection

1 Corinthians 15:1-34; 2 Kings 10; Micah 1 “Common sense is not so common,” according to Voltaire. While this was said a long time ago, the message is still true today. We look at some of the things that people … Continue reading

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July 8 – Got Any Identification?

Mark 14:32-72; 1 Kings 9; Hosea 11:1-11 As Debit cards first came into use, they were called “check cards.” Bob Dole made fun of his 1996 election loss as he recounted his return to Russell, Kansas – the place where … Continue reading

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January 11 – Watering the House

Luke 10:21-42; Genesis 18; Psalm 11 During the summer, when the South Texas heat zaps the land, we engage in what seems like a strange ritual. We water our houses. Ok, I know the jokes. “Trying to make your house … Continue reading

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October 13 – Who Are Your gods?

Psalm 121; Isaiah 54:11-17; Acts 17:22-34 “next to of course god america I love you….” I remember this poem from my childhood. I thought of it today and wondered, what god is e.e. cummings speaking of? Perhaps I should extend … Continue reading

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