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October 7 – Honoring Those Who’ve Gone Before

Quick note: Today was delayed due to the presence of my grandchildren. They needed me to spend time with them. Revelation 7; Nehemiah 9:38-10:39; Psalm 102 Nations honor those who have served their countries. Whether they served in government or … Continue reading

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September 22 – Restitution and Restoration

John 21; 2 Chronicles 33; Psalm 89:1-18 Bernie Madoff. There, that name oughta get your blood boiling! Madoff was the perpetrator of one of the largest Ponzi schemes in US history, bilking investors, many of them well known, out of … Continue reading

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July 11 – Breaking Up is Easy – Comparatively

Mark 16; 1 Kings 12:1-31; Hosea 14 Forming a new country isn’t easy. When South Sudan became an independent country in 2011, certain steps needed to be followed. One of the first things they needed to do was to declare … Continue reading

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March 26 – What Are You Giving to God?

Matthew 22:1-22; Numbers 21; Song of Solomon 1:1-2:7 Spring is in the air and everyone’s thoughts turn to … taxes. Yep, that annual tradition so beloved by Americans of filling out our tax returns and sending them off so that … Continue reading

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January 3 – Love Your What???

Luke 6:27-49; Genesis 6:1-7:24; Psalm 3 In ancient times, when new kings took over a country, they wiped out anyone from the old regime who could be a threat to their throne. They didn’t want anyone popping up that the … Continue reading

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December 16 – Meeting Needs

Isaiah 11:1-9; Micah 4:8-13; Luke 7:31-35 A receipt was posted on Facebook yesterday. People were doing anything to get water as our city had a “don’t even turn on the faucet” alert. One person went to a store and bought … Continue reading

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December 10 – Beyond Our Abilities

Isaiah 12:2-6; Amos 6:1-8; 2 Corinthians 8:1-15 Everyone wants the Church to be involved with helping people. Christians often realize that they and their church should do more. Non-Christians use lack of ministry as reasons to attack the Church. Everyone … Continue reading

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October 24 – I’ll Sue!

Psalm 84:8-12; 1 Samuel 2:1-10; 1 Peter 4:12-19 “I’ll sue!” I wonder if we had a national poll on establishing a new national motto if those words might be chosen to replace e Pluribus Unum. We are not only willing … Continue reading

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October 14 – Where Do You Look?

Psalm 121; Genesis 31:43—32:2; 2 Timothy 2:14-26 The older man was walking down the street. As he came to the corner, he noted a little boy searching around the road under the street light. He was concerned about the youngster … Continue reading

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October 11 – Working for the Enemy?

Psalm 61; 2 Kings 5:19b-27; Ephesians 6:10-20 We see those spy movies all the time. The foreign government seems to know what our government (the good guys of course) is doing every step of the way. Then the answer becomes … Continue reading

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