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November 9 – When the Grace of God Overwhelms You

Titus 1; Jeremiah 13-14; Psalm 125 A mobster had been arrested for gambling and was talking to a prosecutor. The discussion turned to the lottery and the mobster recalled a recent news story about a young lady with mental disabilities … Continue reading

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July 31 – Laughing In The Face Of Death

1 Corinthians 15:35-58; 2 Kings 11; Micah 2 Death. It’s a popular subject in literature. Death is a universal theme because everyone experiences it in every culture. Death becomes part of literature, art, and film. How death is portrayed may … Continue reading

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May 27 – Whom Do You Serve?

Romans 2:1-3:8; 1 Samuel 10:17-11:15; Psalm 56 If I were to ask you to name a good person in this world, you could probably come up with a few names. You would recognize them by their selfless service to others, … Continue reading

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September 18 – The Master

Amos 8:4-7; Psalm 113; 1 Timothy 2:1-7; Luke 16:1-13 You’ve probably seen a meme like this somewhere on social media. “My mind says that I want a firm body, but my eyes see those donuts.” We all would like to … Continue reading

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September 17 – My Way

Psalm 113; Isaiah 5:8-23; Mark 12:41-44 The song “My Way” hit the charts in April of 1969 and stayed in the top 40 for 75 weeks, until September of 1971. Paul Anka wrote it specifically for Frank Sinatra whose beautiful … Continue reading

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September 15 – Grace to Sustain

Psalm 113; Exodus 23:1-9; Romans 3:1-8 You’ve probably heard about, or at least seen on TV shows, firefighters who are also arsonists. While the causes are many, the major cause used in TV shows is that the firefighter has the … Continue reading

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September 10 – You Know?

Psalm 51:1-10; Genesis 8:20—9:7; John 10:11-21 You’ve probably seen the videos on social media. They come from “American Idol,” “Britain’s Got Talent,” or one of those kinds of shows. The next performer comes out on stage and tells the judging … Continue reading

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August 30 – Leadership

Psalm 119:65-72; Isaiah 2:12-17; Titus 1:1-9 There is the cliché view of CEOs as the kind of people who are hard-driving, hard drinking, hard-nosed people who trample over everyone on the way up and seem to believe that they have … Continue reading

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June 28 – Light or Dark?

Psalm 140; Jeremiah 3:15-18; Ephesians 5:6-20 Perhaps it was the movie “Wall Street” that finally brought things out into the open. All those attitudes and actions that we publicly disavowed but privately engaged in soon began being accepted after that … Continue reading

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May 7 – Good and Evil

Psalm 97; Exodus 33:18-23; John 1:14-18 You can tell a lot about a culture by the values it promotes. In our culture today, the most promoted value seems to be “tolerance.” The worst thing you can call someone, apparently, is … Continue reading

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