Tag Archives: God’s plan

July 26 – What Happens After “I Told You So?”

Psalm 40-42 Acts 27:1-26 “But now I tell you to cheer up because none of you will die. Only the ship will be lost. Last night an angel came to me from the God I belong to and worship. The … Continue reading

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June 11 – The Work is Over, The Battle is Done

Ezra 1-2 John 19:23-42 “When Jesus tasted the vinegar, he said, “It is finished.” Then he bowed his head and died.” (John 19:30 NCV) Three simple words in English, translate one word in the Greek. “It is finished.” Jesus came … Continue reading

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June 8 – Where There’s His Will, There Should We Pray

2 Chronicles 30-31 John 18:1-18 “Simon Peter, who had a sword, pulled it out and struck the servant of the high priest, cutting off his right ear. (The servant’s name was Malchus.) Jesus said to Peter, ‘Put your sword back. … Continue reading

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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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