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October 29 – “Hate is Strong and Mocks the Song of Peace on Earth”

Jeremiah 18-19 2 Timothy 3 “Remember this! In the last days there will be many troubles, because people will love themselves, love money, brag, and be proud. They will say evil things against others and will not obey their parents … Continue reading

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August 7 – God Doesn’t Teach Us To Hate

Psalm 72-73 Romans 9:1-15 “I wish I could help my Jewish brothers and sisters, my people. I would even wish that I were cursed and cut off from Christ if that would help them. They are the people of Israel, … Continue reading

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June 22 – Our Response to False Accusations

Esther 6-8 Acts 6 “But the Spirit was helping him to speak with wisdom, and his words were so strong that they could not argue with him. So they secretly urged some men to say, ‘We heard Stephen speak against … Continue reading

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May 15 – Planting, Watering, Fertilizing, and Harvesting -Teamwork At Its Best

2 Kings 22-23 John 4:31-54 “Here the saying is true, ‘One person plants, and another harvests.’ I sent you to harvest a crop that you did not work on. Others did the work, and you get to finish up their … Continue reading

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April 8 – The Weapon of Hatred

1 Samuel 10-12 Luke 9:37-62 “When James and John, followers of Jesus, saw this, they said, ‘Lord, do you want us to call fire down from heaven and destroy those people?’” (Luke 9:54) If the last enemy to be destroyed … Continue reading

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February 14 – Above All Else, Guard Your Heart

Leviticus 15-16 Matthew 27:1-26 “Early the next morning, all the leading priests and elders of the people decided that Jesus should die. They tied him, led him away, and turned him over to Pilate, the governor.” (Matthew 27:1-2) Such simple, … Continue reading

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January 18 – Be Careful What You Say

Genesis 43-45 Matthew 12:24-50 “And I tell you that on the Judgment Day people will be responsible for every careless thing they have said. The words you have said will be used to judge you. Some of your words will … Continue reading

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January 5 – If Persecution Comes

Genesis 13-15 Matthew 5:1-26 “People will insult you and hurt you. They will lie and say all kinds of evil things about you because you follow me. But when they do, you will be blessed. Rejoice and be glad, because … Continue reading

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August 14 – Perspective

John 1:19-34; 1 Chronicles 7-8; Zephaniah 3 There’s an old Hindu fable about 6 blind men experiencing an elephant for the first time. Each of the men touches a different part of the elephant and then describes what the elephant … Continue reading

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August 12 – Thoughts About the God of Love and Peace

2 Corinthians 13; 1 Chronicles 3-4; Zephaniah 1 The gospel has been misinterpreted and abused throughout history. Paul talked about those who would make the gospel a source of wealth in his letter to the Philippians. It’s been used to … Continue reading

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