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July 11 – How to Become a Godly Troublemaker

Psalm 1-3 Acts 17:1-15 “So, many of them believed, as well as many important Greek women and men. But the people in Thessalonica learned that Paul was preaching the word of God in Berea, too. So they came there, upsetting … Continue reading

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April 28 – About This God and Caesar Thing

1 Kings 3-5 Luke 20:1-26 “Jesus said to them, ‘Then give to Caesar the things that are Caesar’s, and give to God the things that are God’s.’” (Luke 20:25 NCV) Taxes are a sore subject with most people. Most people … Continue reading

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March 26 – Respecting Others and Doing Our Job

Joshua 22-24 Luke 3 “The people asked John, ‘Then what should we do?’ John answered, ‘If you have two shirts, share with the person who does not have one. If you have food, share that also.’” (Luke 3:10-11) John’s message … Continue reading

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October 31 – May God Bless and Keep the President…

1 Timothy 2; Isaiah 34-35; Psalm 119:65-96 The musical “Fiddler on the Roof” is the story of Russian Jews during the pogroms led by the Russian government. As the Jews sing about their traditions, and how they help the Jews … Continue reading

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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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