Tag Archives: God’s grace

November 11 – Christian Behavior in the World

Titus 3; Jeremiah 17-18; Psalm 127 It seems that the worst enemies that Christians often have are other Christians, or those claiming to be Christians. 500 years ago, as the Protestant Reformation began, we fought wars over whether to stay … Continue reading

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October 16 – Dealing With the Other Side of Grace

Revelation 16; Esther 9-10; Psalm 107:23-43 Is there a limit to God’s grace? I think anyone who follows Christ asks themselves that question when they look at their own lives and recognize their own sinfulness. I can’t tell you how … Continue reading

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June 1 – But I Don’t Wanna Do That!

Romans 7; 1 Samuel 16; Psalm 61 One of the greatest comedy classics of all time is the movie “Dr. Strangelove.” (That’s the short version of the title.) It’s a dark comedy with an important message about nuclear war. The … Continue reading

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October 10 – Examples

Psalm 61; 2 Kings 5:15-19a; Acts 26:24-29 I’m going to start with a little quiz today. How would you fill in the blank? “I want to be like ___________.” If you are from my generation, or close to it, the … Continue reading

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September 15 – Grace to Sustain

Psalm 113; Exodus 23:1-9; Romans 3:1-8 You’ve probably heard about, or at least seen on TV shows, firefighters who are also arsonists. While the causes are many, the major cause used in TV shows is that the firefighter has the … Continue reading

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August 28 – It’s Hard to be Humble

Proverbs 25:6-7; Psalm 112; Hebrews 13:1-8 15-16; Luke 14:1 7-14 There is the story told of a man with two heads. Each head was extremely annoying as they both bragged about what a great man he was and how he … Continue reading

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August 26 – Covering Sins

Psalm 112; Proverbs 18:6-12; 1 Peter 4:7-11 Sometimes people who claim to be Christians can be very “helpful.” Have you noticed how many so-called Christians know just how terrible your sin is and make a point of highlighting not only … Continue reading

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June 29 – Overcoming Wickedness

Psalm 140; Jeremiah 23:16-22; Matthew 10:16-25 I think I agree with my friend. We don’t agree on a lot of things, most things actually, but he noted on one social media platform that he wakes up every morning and opens … Continue reading

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May 4 – The Ultimate Power

Psalm 93; 2 Chronicles 34:20-33; Luke 2:25-38 May the fourth be with you. Yes, it’s a Star Wars day and you will see that greeting all over the Internet today. Your geek friends will greet you that way too as … Continue reading

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April 1 – Can You Handle the Truth?

Psalm 150; 1 Samuel 17:19-32; Acts 5:17-26 In a scene from “A Few Good Men” made famous by YouTube and internet memes, a witness responds to the lawyer’s questioning by yelling out “You can’t handle the truth.” Truth is a … Continue reading

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