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December 5 – Just When You Thought You Were Dead and Without Hope…

Ephesians 2; Ezekiel 6-7; Isaiah 40 Can a man divorce his own widow? That sounds like the start of a bad gotcha joke, doesn’t it? In 1987, Gandaruban Subramanium ran a car rental business in Singapore that had serious financial … Continue reading

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November 28 – Ya Gotta Dance With The One That Brung Ya

Galatians 3:1-18; Jeremiah 51-52; Psalm 144 There’s an old saying that President Reagan used at a meeting of Conservative Activists. Speaking to the Conservative Political Action Committee, he talked about working with them as an opportunity to “dance with the … Continue reading

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August 8 – God’s Gonna Bless You Real Good

2 Corinthians 9; 2 Kings 22:1-23:35; Nahum 3 It’s a cliché, of course, but you hear about this happening all the time: some televangelist wants to raise money so he/she reminds you that if you give money to God, through … Continue reading

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October 29 – Doing it God’s Way

Psalm 32:1-7; Isaiah 1:1-9; John 8:39-47 You see stories about them occasionally. People with great war records, their medals available for all to see. They tell you of their accomplishments in serving our country. Then, they run into a member … Continue reading

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April 30 – Forgiveness

Acts 13:26-52; Joshua 20-21; Job 30 Some people seem to be on an endless quest to gain forgiveness. We’ve seen comedy routines where a man is seeking forgiveness from his wife and the pains he goes through to get back … Continue reading

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November 4 – Using Our Wealth

1 Timothy 5:23-6:21; Jeremiah 3-4; Psalm 120 The Bible makes a distinction between those who pursue riches, at the detriment to their faith and those who use their wealth appropriately. Money itself is not designated as evil, contrary to the … Continue reading

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August 8 – Using Money God’s Way

2 Corinthians 9; 2 Kings 22:1-23:35; Nahum 3 Have you ever noticed how some people use money to keep score? Professional athletes compare their salaries to others at their position. It doesn’t matter that they already make more money than … Continue reading

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February 14 – Together

Hebrews 10:19-39; Exodus 11:1-12:51; Proverbs 4 As we grow closer together in our relationships with God and with each other we change each other. “And let us consider one another in order to stir up love and good works, not forsaking … Continue reading

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May 23 – Doing Good

Acts 28:1-16; 1 Samuel 4-5; Psalm 52 Christians are often demonized by those outside the faith. Words and actions are taken out of context and those who follow Christ have to deal with insults and persecution in some parts of … Continue reading

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February 14 – Encouragement

Hebrews 10:19-39; Exodus 11:1-12:51; Proverbs 4 Working in a school it is easy to see peer pressure in action. Kids will behave in ways that they never would in front of their parents because their fellow school mates are egging … Continue reading

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