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April 14 – Searching For Real Treasure

1 Samuel 25-26 Luke 12:32-59 “Sell your possessions and give to the poor. Get for yourselves purses that will not wear out, the treasure in heaven that never runs out, where thieves can’t steal and moths can’t destroy. Your heart … Continue reading

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November 6 – Fighting So You and Your Buddy Make It Out

2 Timothy 2; Jeremiah 7-8; Psalm 122 There’s a sense of adventurism, of heroism perhaps, when a young man or woman joins the military. They may have grand ideas of storming beaches to protect our country. They may see themselves … Continue reading

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Rwanda Trip 2017 – Day 7

Sunday, June 18 We got to sleep in today. I was able to sleep until about 5:30. I thought about sleeping a little longer, but…oh yeah, the sunrise! So I got out of bed, found some coffee, and read my … Continue reading

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June 4 – Going Through the Motions

Romans 9:30-10:21; 1 Samuel 19; Psalm 64 Jonah was quite a head case. If you don’t believe that God uses all kinds to serve in His kingdom, think about Jonah. God calls Jonah to an immense task, but one that … 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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September 20 – Defibrillators

Just a note: I have had to do some traveling to deal with family issues. This has disrupted the timing of my writing. I am hoping to catch up and get back on track within the next few days. John … Continue reading

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May 27 – Heart Issues

Romans 2:1-3:8; 1 Samuel 10:17-11:15; Psalm 56 One of the problems in the early church was the struggle between the Jewish roots of Christianity and the all-inclusive nature of the gospel message. Many Jews felt an extra sense of pride … Continue reading

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June 4 – Belief Causes Change

Romans 9:30-10:21; 1 Samuel 19; Psalm 64 Throughout the Bible we see a connection between the thoughts of the heart and the words that are spoken. When people speak words that are sincere, they are really expressions of what is … Continue reading

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June 1 – Looking at the Heart

Romans 7; 1 Samuel 16; Psalm 61 It was time to replace Saul. Saul, whose physical prowess made him seem like a natural leader, had fallen out of favor with God. Perhaps he had gotten to think too highly of … Continue reading

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December 7 – A New Heart – Really!

Ephesians 4:1-16; Ezekiel 10-11; Isaiah 42 Barney Clark is a name that many people don’t know – anymore. On December 2,  1982, though, he made history. He didn’t make it for something he did; he was the recipient of the … Continue reading

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