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Dinner Parties, Legalism, and Politics – Mark 8:1-21

After Jesus fed the four thousand people, they took their boat across the lake and ran into some Pharisees who confronted Jesus and asked for a sign. Jesus rebuked them, and then got out of town with His disciples. On … Continue reading

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Hometown Heroes, Spreading the Word, and the Death of John – Mark 6:1-29

Today, I was waiting for the hurricane, but it slowed down. We have not had any troubles so far while others have lost electricity. We’re grateful. The video includes a link to a video from East Africa Energy Solutions. The … Continue reading

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July 5 – Building the Church

Mark 13:1-13; 1 Kings 6; Hosea 8 “And Jesus answered and said to him, ‘Do you see these great buildings? Not one stone shall be left upon another, that shall not be thrown down.’” (Mark 13:2 NKJV) There was nothing … Continue reading

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March 12 – Keep Your Word by Giving it Judiciously

Matthew 14:1-21; Leviticus 20-21; Proverbs 30 “Therefore he promised with an oath to give her whatever she might ask. So she, having been prompted by her mother, said, ‘Give me John the Baptist’s head here on a platter.’ And the … Continue reading

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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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