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August 12 – Thoughts About the God of Love and Peace

2 Corinthians 13; 1 Chronicles 3-4; Zephaniah 1 The gospel has been misinterpreted and abused throughout history. Paul talked about those who would make the gospel a source of wealth in his letter to the Philippians. It’s been used to … Continue reading

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March 22 – An Unfair God

Matthew 20:1-16; Numbers 13-14; Ecclesiastes 9:1-12 I hear stories of them, but haven’t found anything I can verify through research. You know what I mean: death bed conversions. Every so often a well-known atheist or agnostic dies and rumors are … Continue reading

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October 27 – Confession

Psalm 32:1-7; Proverbs 15:8-11 24-33; 2 Corinthians 1:1-11 I get tired watching a marathon on TV. Do you know that there are some people who run Marathons all the time? There is an even more difficult race called a Triathlon … Continue reading

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April 2 – Game Changing

Psalm 150; 1 Samuel 17:32-51; Luke 24:36-40   The phrase “that’s a game changer” has almost become a cliche. We may talk of people being game changers, especially in sports. When Walter Payton was on the field for the Chicago … Continue reading

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January 5 – Forgiven Much?

Luke 7:18-50; Genesis 11; Psalm 5 After a while, we begin to get this “Christian” thing down. At least I think I do. To be honest, there are times when I drift from thankfulness about my relationship with God to … Continue reading

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July 10 – Forsaken

Marrk 15:21-47; I Kings 11; Hosea13 There is perhaps no greater moment of agony in the story of Jesus than one moment on the cross: “And at the ninth hour Jesus cried out with a loud voice, saying, ‘Eloi, Eloi, … Continue reading

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July 18 – Molded by God

1 Corinthians 6; 1 Kings 19; Amos 3:3-4:3 My sister works with ceramics. I think she does an amazing job. People who work with ceramics take a bunch of mud. They work that mud to get it to the consistency … Continue reading

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