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October 10 – Death To My Old Way, Power To Live My New Way

Isaiah 34-36 Colossians 2 “When you were baptized, you were buried with Christ, and you were raised up with him through your faith in God’s power that was shown when he raised Christ from the dead.” (Colossians 2:12 NCV) One … Continue reading

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October 4 – Know Your Enemy Before the Battle

Isaiah 20-22 Ephesians 6 “Finally, be strong in the Lord and in his great power. Put on the full armor of God so that you can fight against the devil’s evil tricks.” (Ephesians 6:10-11 NCV) In ancient days, kingdoms battled … Continue reading

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September 13 – How Will People Know That You Follow Christ?

Proverbs 16-18 2 Corinthians 6 “We show we are servants of God by our pure lives, our understanding, patience, and kindness, by the Holy Spirit, by true love, by speaking the truth, and by God’s power. We use our right … Continue reading

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August 19 – The Contrast Between Godly Wisdom and Human Wisdom

Psalm 103-104 1 Corinthians 2 “My teaching and preaching were not with words of human wisdom that persuade people but with proof of the power that the Spirit gives. This was so that your faith would be in God’s power … Continue reading

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June 26 – The Power of God

“Simon saw that the Spirit was given to people when the apostles laid their hands on them. So he offered the apostles money, saying, ‘Give me also this power so that anyone on whom I lay my hands will receive … Continue reading

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May 6 – When God Doesn’t Meet Our Expectations

1 Kings 21-22 Luke 23:26-56 “When all the people who had gathered there to watch saw what happened, they returned home, beating their chests because they were so sad.” (Luke 23:48 NCV) The crucifixion has so many lessons for us. … Continue reading

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August 31 – On Bringing Knives to Gunfights And Stoning God

John 8:48-59; 2 Chronicles 5:2-14; Malachi 2:10-4:7 As I write this, people are pounding the drums of war. North Korea keeps flinging missiles and doing nuclear tests, making themselves out to be ready to initiate war. Not to be outdone, … Continue reading

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May 9 – Ready for Battle?

Acts 19:1-20; Judges 10:1-11:33; Job 39 You’ve probably heard this quote – attributed to George Orwell – before. “We sleep safe in our beds because rough men stand ready in the night to visit violence on those who would do … Continue reading

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December 23 – Answered Prayer

Psalm 113; Isaiah 42:14-21; Luke 1:5-25 If you read tales from the mission field you will hear of answered prayers again and again. Whether it’s a miraculous provision of food or supplies, protection from hostile inhabitants of the land, or … Continue reading

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May 16 – Your Jesus Story

Psalm 48; Joel 2:18-29; 1 Corinthians 2:1-11 May people today are wrapped up in a “cult of personality” lifestyle. Whether it be entertainers, sports figures, religious figures or political figures, people find that they are so enthralled by that person … Continue reading

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