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When Ministry Interrupts Our Plans – Mark 2:1-13

I don’t like interruptions, do you? I make my plans and schedules. I know what work I want to do and when. I set up and live my routines. And then, something happens to interrupt my well-laid plans. Let’s not … Continue reading

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The Beginning of the Gospel of Jesus Christ – Mark 1:1-15

As I thought about what book to study next, I decided upon the gospel of Mark. It’s always important to study the gospels, and one of the things I like about Mark is that it moves so quickly and focuses … Continue reading

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God’s Testimony – 1 John 5:1-12

Something seems to be wrong with the process of inserting YouTube videos, so here’s the link to this week’s video: https://youtu.be/pNxsYfBgLsE In his gospel, John tells an amazing story. According to the story, Jesus needed to go through Samaria. That … Continue reading

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Standing Firm for the Truth of Christ in Love – 1 John 2:1-14

At times, it seems like Christians have difficulty with the twin commands to stand for the truth and to show love to others. John shared the message of standing for the truth, but he also continued to proclaim the need … Continue reading

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December 21 – Keeping the Main Thing the Main Thing

Colossians 3:18-4:18; Ezekiel 31-32; Isaiah 56 “Walk in wisdom toward those who are outside, redeeming the time. Let your speech always be with grace, seasoned with salt, that you may know how you ought to answer each one.” (Colossians 4:5-6 … Continue reading

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December 10 – Mutual Submission for the Spread of the Gospel

Ephesians 5:21-33; Ezekiel 16; Isaiah 45 “submitting to one another in the fear of God.” (Ephesians 5:21 NKJV) With these words, Paul begins his instructions to Christian men that turns society on its ear.  If you’re used to reading these … Continue reading

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November 22 – Remembering Those Who Shepherd God’s Flock

1 Peter 5; Jeremiah 39-40; Psalm 138 “Shepherd the flock of God which is among you, serving as overseers, not by compulsion but willingly, not for dishonest gain but eagerly; nor as being lords over those entrusted to you, but … Continue reading

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November 8 – There Is No Easier Way

2 Timothy 4; Jeremiah 11-12; Psalm 124 “For the time will come when they will not endure sound doctrine, but according to their own desires, because they have itching ears, they will heap up for themselves teachers; and they will … Continue reading

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November 5 – God Has Called You For a Purpose

2 Timothy 1; Jeremiah 5-6; Psalm 121 “Therefore do not be ashamed of the testimony of our Lord, nor of me His prisoner, but share with me in the sufferings for the gospel according to the power of God, who … Continue reading

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October 22 – May This Be the Legacy I Leave

1 Thessalonians 1; Isaiah 11-13; Psalm 112 “For from you the word of the Lord has sounded forth, not only in Macedonia and Achaia, but also in every place. Your faith toward God has gone out, so that we do … Continue reading

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