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July 4 – If You’re Trying to Find God’s Will…

Job 28-29 Acts 13:1-25 “But Saul, who was also called Paul, was filled with the Holy Spirit. He looked straight at Elymas and said, ‘You son of the devil! You are an enemy of everything that is right! You are … Continue reading

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July 3 – Dangers to Society

Job 25-27 Acts 12 “After Herod arrested Peter, he put him in jail and handed him over to be guarded by sixteen soldiers. Herod planned to bring Peter before the people for trial after the Passover Feast. So Peter was … Continue reading

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May 5 – “But Everyone Else Is Doing It.”

1 Kings 19-20 Luke 23:1-25 “But they continued to shout, demanding that Jesus be crucified. Their yelling became so loud that Pilate decided to give them what they wanted.” (Luke 23:23-24) The trials of Jesus were tense. The Sanhedrin couldn’t … Continue reading

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April 16 – Forward the Light Brigade

1 Samuel 30-31 Luke 13:23-35 “Yet I must be on my way today and tomorrow and the next day. Surely it cannot be right for a prophet to be killed anywhere except in Jerusalem.” (Luke 13:33 NCV) I’m not sure … Continue reading

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April 6 – “I’m Dying To Be Shown That You Are Not Just Any Man”

1 Samuel 4-6 Luke 9:1-17 “Herod said, ‘I cut off John’s head, so who is this man I hear such things about?’ And Herod kept trying to see Jesus.” (Luke 9:9) Herod Antipas was THE man in Galilee. He was … Continue reading

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March 3 – Avoiding the Yeast of the Pharisees and the Yeast of Herod

Numbers 26-28 Mark 8 “His followers had only one loaf of bread with them in the boat; they had forgotten to bring more. Jesus warned them, ‘Be careful! Beware of the yeast of the Pharisees and the yeast of Herod.’” … Continue reading

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January 21 – About That Alone Time

Exodus 1-3 Matthew 14:1-21 “When Jesus heard what had happened to John, he left in a boat and went to a lonely place by himself. But the crowds heard about it and followed him on foot from the towns. When … Continue reading

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January 16 – When That Crisis of Faith Comes

Genesis 39-40 Matthew 11 “John the Baptist was in prison, but he heard about what the Christ was doing. So John sent some of his followers to Jesus. They asked him, ‘Are you the One who is to come, or … Continue reading

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January 2 – Dealing With Unintended Consequences

Genesis 4-6 Matthew 2 (New Century Version) “Jesus was born in the town of Bethlehem in Judea during the time when Herod was king. When Jesus was born, some wise men from the east came to Jerusalem. They asked, ‘Where … Continue reading

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July 15 – The Perfect Church

1 Corinthians 3; 1 Kings 15:33-16:34; Joel 3 In ancient Israel, the building of the Temple was important. It was the center of all life, not just religious life, for the Israelites. Then the two kingdoms split and Jereboam set … Continue reading

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