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March 23 – Give In to Temptation or Trust and Obey?

Joshua 13-15 Luke 1:57-80 “The people who heard about them wondered, saying, ‘What will this child be?’ because the Lord was with him. Then Zechariah, John’s father, was filled with the Holy Spirit and prophesied: … ‘Now you, child, will … Continue reading

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February 26 – Changed Lives: The Greatest Miracle

As our church goes through revival services, I’ve fallen a day behind again. Please be patient with me. Please pray with and for Second Baptist Church in Corpus Christi. If you live in the Corpus Christi area, please come and … Continue reading

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January 28 – Forgiven and Forgiving

Exodus 19-20 Matthew 18:21-35 “Then the master called his servant in and said, ‘You evil servant! Because you begged me to forget what you owed, I told you that you did not have to pay anything. You should have showed … Continue reading

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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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