Tag Archives: God’s plan

March 27 – How Jesus Saw His Ministry

Judges 1-3 Luke 4:1-30 “The Lord has put his Spirit in me, because he appointed me to tell the Good News to the poor. He has sent me to tell the captives they are free and to tell the blind … Continue reading

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March 1 – The Key to the Christian Life: Forgiveness

Since my Bible Reading program decided either that we were perfect on March 1 or that God had nothing to say to us – see previous post – I used the text from last night’s revival services. It was a … 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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October 10 – Changing the Menu

Revelation 10; Nehemiah 13; Psalm 104:24-35 “Revenge is a dish best served cold.” You’ve probably heard this phrase. While it’s been around earth for a few hundred years, Khan, in the movie “The Wrath of Khan” reminds us that this … Continue reading

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July 22 – A Passion For The Call

1 Corinthians 9; 2 Kings 1-2; Amos 7 There seems to be a new way to judge preaching today. Great preachers are on TV, or podcast, or maybe you can subscribe to his YouTube channel. The church is known as … Continue reading

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November 6 – Heavenly Marriage?

Job 19:23-27a; Psalm 17:1-9; 2 Thessalonians 2:1-5 13-17; Luke 20:27-38 Harry and Jeannette de Lange had been married 63 years. Their love continued through difficulties and in later years they were placed in separate living facilities. They were finally able … Continue reading

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September 1 – Island Life

Psalm 1; Genesis 39:1-23; Philippians 2:25-30 Tattoo looked up in the sky and shouted “da plane! Da plane!” in the opening of one of the feel good TV shows of the late 70’s/early 80’s. On Fantasy Island all your dreams … Continue reading

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March 30 – Along the Way

Psalm 118:1-2 14-24; 2 Samuel 6:1-15; Luke 24:1-12 The ark of God, brought into more public knowledge by the Indiana Jones movie, signified the presence of God to the people of Israel as well as to their enemies. When the … Continue reading

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May 8 Be Careful What You Ask For

Acts 18; Judges 9; Job 38 We’ve all heard the phrase: “Be careful what you ask for, you may get it.” While it’s not in the Bible, I can’t help but think the first person to think these words, if … Continue reading

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March 16 – Spiritual Highs and Lows

Matthew 16; Numbers 1-2; Ecclesiastes 3:1-15 Let me be honest, even if, perhaps, it may seem like I’m boasting. There are some days that I am so in tune with God that everything I say, do, and write is exactly … Continue reading

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