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July 16 – Success

1 Corinthians 4; 1 Kings 17; Amos 1 We all want to be “successful.” We really want our children to be “successful” and we hear stories of parents who have made great sacrifices so that their children can get the … Continue reading

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January 11 – Watering the House

Luke 10:21-42; Genesis 18; Psalm 11 During the summer, when the South Texas heat zaps the land, we engage in what seems like a strange ritual. We water our houses. Ok, I know the jokes. “Trying to make your house … Continue reading

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August 6 – God, Money…Your Choice

Psalm 33:12-22; Genesis 11:27-32; Matthew 6:19-24 Every four years at this time the world stops its bickering, well, mostly, and turns their eyes to the Olympic Games. The Opening Ceremonies are over and the competition has begun. We pay homage … Continue reading

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June 9 – The Prime Directive

Psalm 32; 2 Samuel 13:23-39; James 4:1-7 The Prime Directive guides the Star Trek Universe. As they seek to explore new worlds, one of the life or death rules is that they will not interfere with the development of alien … Continue reading

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May 8 Be Careful What You Ask For

Acts 18; Judges 9; Job 38 We’ve all heard the phrase: “Be careful what you ask for, you may get it.” While it’s not in the Bible, I can’t help but think the first person to think these words, if … Continue reading

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March 14 – The Blessings of God

Matthew 15:1-20; Leviticus 24-25; Ecclesiastes 1:1-11 We read about them all the time. They are religious shysters who promote a form of godliness with their lips, but the more they speak, they reveal that money controls their hearts. “God will … Continue reading

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September 29 – Seeking True Prosperity

3 John 1; Ezra 7-8; Psalm 94 Prosperity is a goal that many strive for. It is a theme of religious preachers and of secular politicians. It is, in fact, a worthy goal. It is not only a goal for … Continue reading

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August 7 – True Wealth

2 Corinthians 8; 2 Kings 20-21; Nahum 2 The gospel has always found a home among those living in poverty. Many who are rich seem to think that they have it all and need nothing. Those living in poverty recognize … Continue reading

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