Tag Archives: God’s standards

March 8 – Showing Integrity and Compassion Through Faith

Deuteronomy 4-6 Mark 11:1-18 “When Jesus returned to Jerusalem, he went into the Temple and began to throw out those who were buying and selling there. He turned over the tables of those who were exchanging different kinds of money, … Continue reading

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November 2 – Godliness

1 Timothy 4; Isaiah 38-39; Psalm 119:121-144 We have become obsessed with physical fitness. While our jobs have become office bound and sedentary, we use our off time to go to the gym, to walk or jog in the park … Continue reading

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October 21 – Without Wrath, There is No Mercy

Revelation 21-22; Isaiah 9-10; Psalm 111 There is a caricature of God based on the true statement that God is love. People take this statement out of context by proclaiming that since God is loved, He will accept everyone no … Continue reading

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April 18 – Choose Life

Acts 7:1-22; Deuteronomy 29-30; Job 18 We live in a society that seems to be addicted to sin. Living contrary to God’s will was once considered shameful, now calling attention to God’s standards is the greatest sin in society. Sin … Continue reading

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March 12 – Speaking Truth to Power

Matthew 14:1-21; Leviticus 20-21; Proverbs 30 A professor I had once said, “The problem with Christians is that no one wants to kill them anymore.” He was, of course, speaking about Christians here in the US. Christians in other parts … Continue reading

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October 30 – Lawbreaker!

1 Timothy 1; Isaiah 31-33; Psalm 119:33-64 “There oughta be a law against that.” How many times have you thought or said those words as you observed someone doing something that could be dangerous. The truth, of course, is that … Continue reading

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June 14 – Objective or Subjective Standards

Mark 1:21-45; 2 Samuel 3:2-39; Daniel 2:1-23 Daniel and other Israelite boys were brought to Babylon after Babylon conquered Jerusalem. He and three others were selected to be advisors (wise men) to the king. They didn’t realize how different things … Continue reading

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March 27 – Jesus Teaches Balanced Loving

Matthew 22:23-46; Numbers 22:1-40; Song of Solomon 2:8-3:5 The Herodians couldn’t trap Jesus, so The Sadducees gave it their best shot. The only words to describe their attempt is “Epic Fail.” Then the Pharisees took their shot. “Then one of … Continue reading

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January 25 – Luke 19:1-27, Genesis 32-33 and Psalm 25

We’ve all had THOSE dreams, haven’t we? In our dreams we are at school and notice we are only wearing underwear…or less.  You know what I mean. We supposedly have those dreams because of fears of being embarrassed. Or maybe … Continue reading

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