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December 2 – Always Appeal to Higher Instincts

Galatians 5:16-26; Ezekiel 1; Psalm 148 “Don’t throw me in the briar patch!” Most of us have heard and understood the purpose of these words uttered by Br’er Rabbit after Br’er Fox had tricked and caught him. Br’er Fox’s ears … Continue reading

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November 23 – The Who of Thanksgiving

2 Peter 1; Jeremiah 41-42; Psalm 139 In the United States, Thanksgiving was established as a national holiday during the War Between the States in 1863. Prior to that time, many states had held their own observances of a day … Continue reading

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October 27 – Unleash the Power!

2 Thessalonians 1; Isaiah 25-26; Psalm 117 In every bad situation, there are blessings from God that can be gained if we look for them. Last year, my wife conquered cancer. During that time, one blessing I had was learning … Continue reading

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March 6 – God’s People: Demon Possessed or Drunkards?

Matthew 11:1-19; Leviticus 11-12; Proverbs 24 Which is better: being a morning person or being a person that does better afternoon? Isn’t it funny how we attribute “goodness” or “badness” to either of those qualities? Growing up, I was a … Continue reading

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December 8 – My “To-Do” List

Psalm 126; Isaiah 19:18-25; 2 Peter 1:2-15 It’s a staple of every time management guru for people like me. If you want to accomplish things, make a “to-do” list. The idea is that you list the things you need to … Continue reading

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October 28 – More Than I Planned

Psalm 32:1-7; Job 22:21—23:17; 2 Peter 1:1-11 It seems to happen with me more than my wife. I go to the store to pick up a couple of things. On the way, she texts me to add something else to … Continue reading

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December 9 – Walking in Light

Ephesians 5:1-20; Ezekiel 14-15; Isaiah 44 If Paul could make one point stand out about the Christian faith it would be that we are saved by grace alone. We can do nothing to make God love us – He already … Continue reading

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December 2 – The Fruit of the Spirit

Galatians 5:16-26; Ezekiel 1; Psalm 148 The story is told of a wealthy man who lives on a mountain side looking to hire a chauffeur. The drive up the mountain is treacherous and very narrow at points. One of the … Continue reading

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