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November 13 – Do You Really Want All the Joy God Gives?

James 1; Jeremiah 21-22; Psalm 129 One of the fun parts of social media is sharing the joys that friends experience. Recently, one of my friends got married. I shared her joy as she posted about the engagement. Then, they … Continue reading

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September 15 – Protection

September 15 John 17; 2 Chronicles 25; Psalm 82 I remember running around the neighborhood with friends, walking to parks, and running to and from school in the morning. During the summer time, we did so much running around that … Continue reading

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June 25 – God Restores

Mark 7:14-37; 2 Samuel 18; Daniel 11:21-45 One of the hardest things to observe is a Christian leader who fails. Sometimes it may be at the local level and observed by relatively few Christians, and yet each person who esteemed … Continue reading

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March 3 – The Harvest

Matthew 9:18-38; Leviticus 5-6; Proverbs 21 Nothing stirs a farm into activity like harvest time. Once the crops are ready to be picked, they need to be picked immediately. Delay will make them over-ripe and worthless. During harvest time, everyone … Continue reading

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February 3 – Missing Persons

Luke 24:1-12; Genesis 43; Psalm 34 We see reports of missing persons in the news and on social media quite often. When we consider the dangers of human trafficking, the news of a missing person is frightening. Contrast that to … Continue reading

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January 9 – Total Commitment

Luke 9:28-62; Genesis 16; Psalm 9 If I told you that I was going to run a marathon later this year, you would probably congratulate and encourage me. Were I to show you a picture of me the way I … Continue reading

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December 19 – Advance!

Psalm 80:1-7; Isaiah 42:10-18; Hebrews 10:32-39 The Battle of Chancellorsville was one of those pivotal battles in the American Civil War that changed the course of the war. General Joseph Hooker had replaced Gen Burnside. He had spent the winter … Continue reading

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November 24 – A Time for Thanks

Psalm 122; Daniel 9:15-19; James 4:1-10 Thanksgiving. Today we set aside this day as a day to give thanks for the blessings of God. In a recent discussion, someone noted that they don’t count today special because they give thanks … Continue reading

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October 17 – This Was Your Life

Psalm 57; 1 Samuel 25:2-22; 1 Corinthians 6:1-11 One of the first reality TV shows began as a radio production in the 1940s. This is Your Life moved to TV in the 50s and ran until 1961. In the show, … Continue reading

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October 14 – Where Do You Look?

Psalm 121; Genesis 31:43—32:2; 2 Timothy 2:14-26 The older man was walking down the street. As he came to the corner, he noted a little boy searching around the road under the street light. He was concerned about the youngster … Continue reading

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