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May 9 – Ready for Battle?

Acts 19:1-20; Judges 10:1-11:33; Job 39 You’ve probably heard this quote – attributed to George Orwell – before. “We sleep safe in our beds because rough men stand ready in the night to visit violence on those who would do … Continue reading

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April 18 – Simple Instructions

Acts 7:1-22; Deuteronomy 29-30; Job 18 Back in the dark ages, someone invented a machine called the Video Cassette Recorder (VCR). To use this machine, you would connect it to your TV and put a tape into the machine. If … Continue reading

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March 25 – In Spite of Me

Matthew 21:28-46; Numbers 19-20; Ecclesiastes 11:9-12:14 There is a reluctance, a fear sometimes, when I know what God is calling me to do. There are people God wants to bless and He’s given me the privilege of participating in bringing … Continue reading

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August 21 – God’s Will

John 4:43-54; 1 Chronicles 17; Zechariah 6 It would be nice if it were easy to know what God wanted us to do. So often we pray and seek God’s will wondering if we should go one way or another; … Continue reading

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June 25 – How Do We Know?

Mark 7:14-37; 2 Samuel 18; Daniel 11:21-45 If we don’t have a set of black and white rules to guide us in our daily walk with God, like the Pharisees had and Jesus condemned, how do we determine what it … Continue reading

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March 22 – Faithfully Fearful or Fearfully Faithful?

Matthew 20:1-16; Numbers 13-14; Ecclesiastes 9:1-12 There comes a time when difficult decisions need to be made. If we are followers of Christ our decisions can be based on our fears or on our faith. Decisions based on our fears … Continue reading

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January 16 – Joy

Luke 13:1-17; Genesis 23; Psalm 16 I am amazed at people who seem to think that restoring their relationship with God will kill all their fun. Often, they say they know what they should do, but they want to wait … Continue reading

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December 7 – A New Heart – Really!

Ephesians 4:1-16; Ezekiel 10-11; Isaiah 42 Barney Clark is a name that many people don’t know – anymore. On December 2,  1982, though, he made history. He didn’t make it for something he did; he was the recipient of the … Continue reading

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November 24 – Freedom! or is it Slavery?

2 Peter 2; Jeremiah 43-44; Psalm 140 Freedom. What a beautiful concept. In theory, if we all had complete freedom the world would be a better place. We could do whatever we want. There would be no consequences for our … Continue reading

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October 19 – Good!

Revelation 19; Isaiah 5-6; Psalm 109:20-31 In the Harry Potter book series there is a candy that is dangerous to eat. They are the “every flavor” jellybeans.  When you eat one of those candies there is no telling what flavor … Continue reading

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