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October 9 – Amazing Reactions

Revelation 9; Nehemiah 12; Psalm 104:1-23 One of the character tropes that stories like to use tells of a character who’s a plain, ordinary, everyday person who’s plodding through life until that one day when something sets him on the … Continue reading

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August 16 – And They Walked With Him

John 2; 1 Chronicles 10-11; Zechariah1 It’s amazing how many things people remember after the fact. When somebody does something heroic and news reporters check with the neighbors they’ll often remember what a good kid that person was as they … Continue reading

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January 5 – Refuge

Luke 7:18-50; Genesis 11; Psalm 5 Have you ever watched a disaster movie? Most of us have seen one, or at least seen the trailers when they advertise on TV. When the disasters might affect children, there is always a … Continue reading

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October 19 – When Disaster Strikes

Psalm 57; 1 Samuel 25:36-42; Luke 22:39-46 Disaster movies have been a favorite of moviegoers for a long time. Whether they show aliens invading and seeking to destroy the earth, giant earthquakes that appear to split the world in half, … Continue reading

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September 15 – Grace to Sustain

Psalm 113; Exodus 23:1-9; Romans 3:1-8 You’ve probably heard about, or at least seen on TV shows, firefighters who are also arsonists. While the causes are many, the major cause used in TV shows is that the firefighter has the … Continue reading

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June 6 – Hard Choices

Psalm 68:1-10 19-20; Genesis 22:1-14; Galatians 2:1-10 It happens in every action picture, or so it seems, the hero confronts the villain who cackles hideously and then sneers at the hero. The hero is given a choice to save the … Continue reading

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March 27 – Resurrection Day!

Acts 10:34-43; or Isaiah 65:17-25; Psalm 118:1-2 14-24; 1 Corinthians 15:19-26; or Acts 10:34-43; John 20:1-18; or Luke 24:1-12  Resurrection Day! We celebrate the Resurrection of Jesus not only on Easter, but on every Sunday. Oh, perhaps the meaning is … Continue reading

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