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May 19 – There’s No Such Thing as “Too Bad”

Acts 26:1-18; Ruth 3-4; Psalm 48 One of the most frustrating things I deal with when talking with people about Jesus is that they try to tell me that they’re “not good enough” to follow Jesus. There are things in … Continue reading

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June 5 – Overwhelmed

Romans 11:1-24; 1 Samuel 20; Psalm 65 How often do we feel overwhelmed at work or at home? Responsibilities pile up and we, in the words of a friend, “feel more like running away as an adult than we ever … Continue reading

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April 1 – It Happens to the Best of Us

Matthew 25:1-30; Numbers 30-31; Job 1 There’s a catchphrase I’ve seen a lot recently: “And that’s when the trouble began.” You know how it is when everything is going great and someone says something like “I’m surprised we haven’t had … Continue reading

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October 25 – Holiness

1 Thessalonians 4; Isaiah 20-22; Psalm 115 We are often lackadaisical about sin. We know that God forgives us, so we let ourselves slide into sin. Nothing big, of course, but still we slide. Of course, once we start that … Continue reading

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September 2 – Will God Hear Us?

John 9:24-41; 2 Chronicles 7; Malachi 4 After Solomon built the Temple, after the celebration, God came to Solomon at night and responded to the worship and the prayer of Solomon who implored God to hear the prayers of His … Continue reading

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January 20 – The Prodigal – Not Who You Might Think!

Luke 15; Genesis 27:1-45; Psalm 20 No story illustrates God’s love for us like the story of the Prodigal. We all know the story: boy gets tired of living at home. Boy wishes father were dead and wants his inheritance. … Continue reading

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