Tag Archives: God’s love

April 8 – The Weapon of Hatred

1 Samuel 10-12 Luke 9:37-62 “When James and John, followers of Jesus, saw this, they said, ‘Lord, do you want us to call fire down from heaven and destroy those people?’” (Luke 9:54) If the last enemy to be destroyed … Continue reading

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February 20 – Love, Forgiveness, And Acceptance

Leviticus 26-27 Mark 2 “A few days later, when Jesus came back to Capernaum, the news spread that he was at home. Many people gathered together so that there was no room in the house, not even outside the door. … Continue reading

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February 16 – Dead, As In Doornail Dead

Leviticus 19-20 Matthew 27:51-66 “He put Jesus’ body in a new tomb that he had cut out of a wall of rock, and he rolled a very large stone to block the entrance of the tomb. Then Joseph went away. … Continue reading

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February 15 – We Can Choose Our Reaction

Leviticus 17-18 Matthew 27:27-50 “But Jesus cried out again in a loud voice and died.” (Matthew 27:50 NCV) He had endured the kangaroo court of the Sanhedrin. He’d been used as a pawn in the struggle between Pilate and the … Continue reading

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February 4 – The Greatest Commandment

Exodus 34-35 Matthew 22:23-46 “One Pharisee, who was an expert on the law of Moses, asked Jesus this question to test him: ‘Teacher, which command in the law is the most important?’” (Matthew 22:35-36 NCV) On the surface, it seems … Continue reading

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February 2 – The Authority From God

Exodus 29-30 Matthew 21:23-46 “Jesus went to the Temple, and while he was teaching there, the leading priests and the elders of the people came to him. They said, ‘What authority do you have to do these things? Who gave … Continue reading

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February 3 – You’re Invited: Proper Clothes Provided

Exodus 31-33 Matthew 22:1-22 “Then he said to his servants, ‘The wedding banquet is ready, but those I invited did not deserve to come. So go to the street corners and invite to the banquet anyone you find.’” (Matthew 22:8-9) … Continue reading

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January 21 – About That Alone Time

Exodus 1-3 Matthew 14:1-21 “When Jesus heard what had happened to John, he left in a boat and went to a lonely place by himself. But the crowds heard about it and followed him on foot from the towns. When … Continue reading

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December 16 – Trash or Treasure?

Philippians 3; Ezekiel 23; Isaiah 51 It’s that time of year where if you haven’t seen any version of “A Christmas Carol,” you just might not be watching TV. According to a meme that’s making the rounds this year, A … Continue reading

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December 10 – Radical Marriages – When Christians Changed the Rules

Ephesians 5:21-33; Ezekiel 16; Isaiah 45 When you study history, the process of marriage was quite complex. Marriages were usually arranged for political purposes. King David had a number of wives, but Solomon had him beat with over 700 wives … Continue reading

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