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October 26 – Following God’s Plan Brings Joy

Jeremiah 9-11 1 Timothy 6 “But you, man of God, run away from all those things. Instead, live in the right way, serve God, have faith, love, patience, and gentleness.” (1 Timothy 6:11 NCV) Contrary to what many in America … Continue reading

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December 20 – All Dressed Up And….

Colossians 2:20-3:17; Ezekiel 29-30; Isaiah 55 I have a friend, R. R. Virdi, who’s an author. He’s written some great books. Unfortunately, writing great books doesn’t always earn enough to make a living, so he’s looking for ways to make … Continue reading

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December 17 – Rejoicing and Gentleness – What Christians Should Act Like

Philippians 4; Ezekiel 24; Isaiah 52 Dr. Norman Vincent Peale was a great motivational speaker and preacher. He tells this story on himself that I’ve always loved. “A drunk saw Peale across a busy restaurant. ‘Dr. Peale, Dr. Peale, he … Continue reading

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December 2 – Always Appeal to Higher Instincts

Galatians 5:16-26; Ezekiel 1; Psalm 148 “Don’t throw me in the briar patch!” Most of us have heard and understood the purpose of these words uttered by Br’er Rabbit after Br’er Fox had tricked and caught him. Br’er Fox’s ears … Continue reading

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November 4 – Just a Little Bit More

1 Timothy 5:23-6:21; Jeremiah 3-4; Psalm 120 You may remember the TV show “Cheers.” If so, you should remember all the character’s names, well, at least the main ones. You don’t? Theme song’s wrong again. In one of the episodes, … Continue reading

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November 4 – Our Pursuit

1 Timothy 5:23-6:21; Jeremiah 3-4; Psalm 120 Success is an elusive concept. Everyone seems to have their own idea of what it means to be successful. If you are a sports figure, you used to compare statistics; now you compare … Continue reading

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December 2 – The Fruit of the Spirit

Galatians 5:16-26; Ezekiel 1; Psalm 148 The story is told of a wealthy man who lives on a mountain side looking to hire a chauffeur. The drive up the mountain is treacherous and very narrow at points. One of the … Continue reading

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