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The Perils of Wealth and the Wealth of the Resurrection

As we read these verses, we’re reminded that the resurrection wasn’t an afterthought of the disciples used to explain why they still followed Jesus after He was crucified; it was a pivotal teaching of Jesus. He taught them about it again and again. If the disciples were trying to sugar coat things, or make themselves look good, they would have written gospels that showed their faith in the resurrection and not the doubt and confusion at the cross. Continue reading

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Dealing With Divorce and the Importance of Children

The County Courthouse – where wedding dreams begin, and too often die. Divorce is a touchy subject these days. What does Jesus say about marriage? About divorce? I don’t have all the answers, but I think God’s plan always includes … Continue reading

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October 19 – Bringing God’s Grace to a Backwards World

Revelation 19; Isaiah 5-6; Psalm 109:20-31 “Woe to those who call evil good, and good evil; Who put darkness for light, and light for darkness; Who put bitter for sweet, and sweet for bitter! Woe to those who are wise … Continue reading

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October 18 – Dealing with Betrayal

Revelation 18; Isaiah 3-4; Psalm 109:1-19 “They have also surrounded me with words of hatred, And fought against me without a cause. In return for my love they are my accusers, But I give myself to prayer. Thus they have … Continue reading

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October 13 – Oh Goodness!

Revelation 13; Esther 3-4; Psalm 106:1-23 Praise the Lord! Oh, give thanks to the Lord, for He is good! For His mercy endures forever. (Psalm 106:1 NKJV)  The Psalms have so many different kinds of poetry, but the one overriding … Continue reading

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August 27 – Dealing With Hate Like God Does

John 7:1-24; 1 Chronicles 27-28; Zechariah 12 “The world cannot hate you, but it hates Me because I testify of it that its works are evil.” (John 7:7 NKJV) Good and evil is in the mind of the beholder. If … Continue reading

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July 20 – About The Day of the Lord….

1 Corinthians 7:25-40; 1 Kings 21; Amos 5 “Woe to you who desire the day of the Lord! For what good is the day of the Lord to you? It will be darkness, and not light. It will be as … Continue reading

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March 11 – Something Evil This Way Comes, Something Greater Shows God’s Love

Matthew 13:24-58; Leviticus 19; Proverbs 29 “ ‘Let both grow together until the harvest, and at the time of harvest I will say to the reapers, “First gather together the tares and bind them in bundles to burn them, but … Continue reading

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January 1 – Reflections on the Past; Hope for the Future

Luke 5:27-39; Genesis 1; Genesis 2; Psalm 1 “And God saw the light, that it was good; and God divided the light from the darkness. God called the light Day, and the darkness He called Night. So the evening and … Continue reading

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December 2 – The Eternal Battle Between Light and Dark

Ezekiel 42-44 1 John 1 “So if we say we have fellowship with God, but we continue living in darkness, we are liars and do not follow the truth. But if we live in the light, as God is in … Continue reading

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