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November 10 – Our Great High Priest Paid the Price in Full

Jeremiah 48-49 Hebrews 7 “Jesus is the kind of high priest we need. He is holy, sinless, pure, not influenced by sinners, and he is raised above the heavens. He is not like the other priests who had to offer … Continue reading

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November 7 – Overcoming Temptation in a World of Sin

Jeremiah 40-42 Hebrews 4 “For our high priest is able to understand our weaknesses. He was tempted in every way that we are, but he did not sin. Let us, then, feel very sure that we can come before God’s … Continue reading

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July 21 – Don’t Find Yourself, Find God’s Desire

Psalm 29-30 Acts 23:1-15 “The next night the Lord came and stood by Paul. He said, ‘Be brave! You have told people in Jerusalem about me. You must do the same in Rome.’” (Acts 23:11 NCV) You have to give … Continue reading

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June 21 – As A Matter of Fact, You Were Responsible

Esther 3-5 Acts 5:22-42 “Peter and the other apostles answered, “We must obey God, not human authority! You killed Jesus by hanging him on a cross. But God, the God of our ancestors, raised Jesus up from the dead!” (Acts … Continue reading

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February 13 – Stay Faithful to the Call, My Friend

Leviticus 14 Matthew 26:51-75 “When the high priest heard this, he tore his clothes and said, ‘This man has said things that are against God! We don’t need any more witnesses; you all heard him say these things against God. … Continue reading

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September 16 – Living in Denial

John 18:1-18; 2 Chronicles 26; Psalm 83 I could always tell when one of my children had caused problem for my wife. Before she told me what they had done wrong, she prefaced her story with a question like: “Do … Continue reading

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April 5 – Silence is Golden

Matthew 26:47-75; Deuteronomy 3-4; Job 5 As a teacher, I had to deal with kids who did dumb things. If I had an idea which kid threw a pencil across the room, I would look at my suspect and say … Continue reading

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March 12 – Jesus Deals With Grief

Matthew 14:1-21; Leviticus 20-21; Proverbs 30 One of the drawbacks of being a celebrity is that it’s very difficult to find time to be alone. Walking down the street or driving to a coffee shop will ignite a frenzy of … Continue reading

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July 14 – A Gentle Imperfection

Psalm 15; Genesis 12:10-20; Hebrews 5:1-6 One of the benefits of dealing with my wife’s bouts with cancer is that she has been an example to other women. Both times she has caught the cancer fairly early because she keeps … Continue reading

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April 5 – I am Caiaphas

Matthew 26:47-75; Deuteronomy 3-4; Job 5 Caiaphas had a difficult job. As High Priest he had to lead the Jewish people who were under the occupation of the Romans. It was a fine line to walk. Every so often, a … Continue reading

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