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October 7 – Forgetting the Past, Heading Toward God’s Plan

Isaiah 28-29 Philippians 3 “I do not mean that I am already as God wants me to be. I have not yet reached that goal, but I continue trying to reach it and to make it mine. Christ wants me … 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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October 31 – May God Bless and Keep the President…

1 Timothy 2; Isaiah 34-35; Psalm 119:65-96 The musical “Fiddler on the Roof” is the story of Russian Jews during the pogroms led by the Russian government. As the Jews sing about their traditions, and how they help the Jews … Continue reading

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December 8 – My “To-Do” List

Psalm 126; Isaiah 19:18-25; 2 Peter 1:2-15 It’s a staple of every time management guru for people like me. If you want to accomplish things, make a “to-do” list. The idea is that you list the things you need to … Continue reading

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October 28 – More Than I Planned

Psalm 32:1-7; Job 22:21—23:17; 2 Peter 1:1-11 It seems to happen with me more than my wife. I go to the store to pick up a couple of things. On the way, she texts me to add something else to … Continue reading

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September 6 – Godliness

Psalm 101; 2 Kings 18:9-18; 1 Timothy 4:6-16 One of the greatest ironies in America today is that all the parking places near the entrances at fitness centers and gyms are taken. If you have ever belonged to a gym … Continue reading

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November 9 – On the Road Again

Titus 1; Jeremiah 13-14; Psalm 125 The old saying was that “all roads lead to Rome.” During the days of the Roman Empire, as they sought to solidify their rule, they created the roads and pathways they needed to transport … 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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November 2 – Godliness

1 Timothy 4; Isaiah 38-39; Psalm 119:121-144 We have become obsessed with physical fitness. While our jobs have become office bound and sedentary, we use our off time to go to the gym, to walk or jog in the park … Continue reading

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November 10 – The Two Faces of Men

Titus 2; Jeremiah 15-16; Psalm 126 Harvey Dent is a fictional character from the Batman series. Originally a good guy, his face was scarred by an acid attack and he became the villain known as “Two-Face.” One of the props … Continue reading

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