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September 6 – The Rest of the Story

John 11:28-57; 2 Chronicles 12-13; Psalm 76 “Then they took away the stone from the place where the dead man was lying. And Jesus lifted up His eyes and said, ‘Father, I thank You that You have heard Me. And … Continue reading

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November 25 – Foreigners and Exiles

Ezekiel 24-26 1 Peter 2 “Dear friends, I urge you, as foreigners and exiles, to abstain from sinful desires, which wage war against your soul. Live such good lives among the pagans that, though they accuse you of doing wrong, … Continue reading

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January 7 – What’s the Motivation?

Genesis 18-19 Matthew 6:1-18 “Your giving should be done in secret. Your Father can see what is done in secret, and he will reward you.” (Matthew 6:4 NCV) In this next section of the Sermon on the Mount, Jesus talks … Continue reading

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January 19 – Creation and Redemption

Luke 14:25-35; Genesis 26; Psalm 19 Some actors have played some parts for so long that people know them by their character’s name more than their real name. For actors, it’s a mixed blessing. On the one hand, they’ve had … Continue reading

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September 24 – Who Did Jesus Hate?

1 John 2; 2 Chronicles 35; Psalm 89:38-52 Who would Jesus hate? That’s really a serious question because we live in a world where many who claim to be Christians are known for their hate and it occurred to me … Continue reading

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October 13 – Knowing (and Using) My Place in Life

Revelation 13; Esther 3-4; Psalm 106:1-23 Sometimes the best examples of faith come from those who live each day with the quiet assurance that God is in control and base their lives on that idea. Mordecai was like that. As … Continue reading

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April 26 – Grace to All

Acts 11:1-18; Joshua 11-12; Job 26 There was tension when Peter came back to Jerusalem. Peter, excited about what God had done ran into the believers who didn’t understand that God’s plan in salvation was to open the pathways to … Continue reading

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July 23 – Beneficial Behavior

1 Corinthians 10; 2 Kings 3; Amos 8 As a child I hated some of the rules my parents made me follow. They didn’t make sense sometimes and besides, what they wouldn’t let me do, all the other kids were … Continue reading

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