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July 13 – Totally Ridiculous!

1 Corinthians 1:18-31; 1 Kings 14; Joel 2:1-11 “For Jews request a sign, and Greeks seek after wisdom; but we preach Christ crucified, to the Jews a stumbling block and to the Greeks foolishness, but to those who are called, … Continue reading

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February 25 – A Necessary Step When Pursuing Peace

Matthew 6:1-18; Exodus 33; Exodus 34; Proverbs 15 “A soft answer turns away wrath, But a harsh word stirs up anger. The tongue of the wise uses knowledge rightly, But the mouth of fools pours forth foolishness.” (Proverbs 15:1-2 NKJV) … Continue reading

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August 19 – The Contrast Between Godly Wisdom and Human Wisdom

Psalm 103-104 1 Corinthians 2 “My teaching and preaching were not with words of human wisdom that persuade people but with proof of the power that the Spirit gives. This was so that your faith would be in God’s power … Continue reading

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July 16 – Success

1 Corinthians 4; 1 Kings 17; Amos 1 We all want to be “successful.” We really want our children to be “successful” and we hear stories of parents who have made great sacrifices so that their children can get the … Continue reading

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July 13 – Foolishness or Power?

1 Corinthians 1:18-31; 1 Kings 14; Joel 2:1-11 I remember messing up as a child. I would do something foolish, and my dad or my mom would punish me. No matter how severe the punishment may have been, the hardest … Continue reading

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June 20 – That’s Crazy!

Psalm 64; Job 18:1-21; 1 Corinthians 1:18-31 Terry Bisson wrote the following in the midst of a comedic writing called “They’re Made Out of Meat” for Omni magazine in 1990. In this piece, two aliens are discussing the discovery of … Continue reading

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January 7 – Foolishness

Baptism of the Lord Psalm 29 (The voice of God upon the waters); Ecclesiastes 1:1-11 (There is nothing new under the sun); 1 Corinthians 1:18-31 (The power and wisdom of God) There are those who look at life as being … Continue reading

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February 11 – But I’m Following God!

Hebrews 8; Exodus 5:1-6:27; Proverbs 1 There is this myth that if you obey the Lord and do what He says, everything will be wonderful. If, on the other hand, you don’t follow God’s path for your life, then you’ll … Continue reading

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July 13 – Foolishness

1 Corinthians 1:18-31; 1 Kings 14; Joel 2:1-11 C.S. Lewis wrote a book called The Great Divorce talking about the separation of Heaven and Hell. In the book he described a “wise” theologian who pontificated on the great things that … Continue reading

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July 13 – Foolishness

1 Corinthians 1:18-31; 1 Kings 14; Joel 2:1-11 Every once in a while someone comes along that decides that there are better ways to accomplish things than how the group has been doing it. They are usually regarded as fools … Continue reading

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