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August 8 – Your Hard Work Won’t Help You

Psalm 74-76 Romans 9:16-33 “So what does all this mean? Those who are not Jews were not trying to make themselves right with God, but they were made right with God because of their faith. The people of Israel tried … Continue reading

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May 27 – Heart Issues

Romans 2:1-3:8; 1 Samuel 10:17-11:15; Psalm 56 One of the problems in the early church was the struggle between the Jewish roots of Christianity and the all-inclusive nature of the gospel message. Many Jews felt an extra sense of pride … Continue reading

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May 25 – Faithfulness in the Midst of Persecution

Romans 1:1-15; 1 Samuel 8; Psalm 54 It’s important to remember that the gospel message was spread throughout the known world not only by Paul, but by every believer as they traveled. Aquila and Priscilla met Paul in Corinth after … Continue reading

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February 14 – Avoiding Shrinkage

Hebrews 10:19-39; Exodus 11:1-12:51; Proverbs 4 In football there is a tactic called the “Prevent Defense.” In this defense, played at the end of the game, defenders stop playing close and drop back. They’ll let short passed be completed while … Continue reading

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May 15 – God Will Reveal His Plan

Acts 22:30-23:22; Judges 19; Psalm 44 Most churches today would have difficulty with Paul’s resumé. They might look very warily at his arrest record. While his arrests were for the right reason, would they really want a guy who had … Continue reading

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