Tag Archives: Holy Spirit

December 2 – Always Appeal to Higher Instincts

Galatians 5:16-26; Ezekiel 1; Psalm 148 “Don’t throw me in the briar patch!” Most of us have heard and understood the purpose of these words uttered by Br’er Rabbit after Br’er Fox had tricked and caught him. Br’er Fox’s ears … Continue reading

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November 28 – Ya Gotta Dance With The One That Brung Ya

Galatians 3:1-18; Jeremiah 51-52; Psalm 144 There’s an old saying that President Reagan used at a meeting of Conservative Activists. Speaking to the Conservative Political Action Committee, he talked about working with them as an opportunity to “dance with the … Continue reading

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November 2 – Just Do It My Way…

1 Timothy 4; Isaiah 38-39; Psalm 119:121-144 A friend recently released a book that had me nervous at first. The bad guy…er…the villain(s) in the story are part of a cult. Every warning bell in my head went off. I’m … Continue reading

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September 21 – When Courage Comes

John 20:19-31; 2 Chronicles 32; Psalm 88 Don’t you hate it when the best stories are apocryphal? We love the stories. We repeat them as great examples, only to find out that they may not be true. For example, according … Continue reading

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September 14 – Peace and Encouragement

John 16:4-33; 2 Chronicles 24; Psalm 81 Have you ever noticed how much of our music revolves around our troubles? Jimmy cracks corn and no one even cares, because worse things are happening, if you listen to folk songs. We … Continue reading

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August 17 – Gone But Not Forgotten

John 3:1-21; 1 Chronicles 12; Zechariah2 Someone once asked me why Baptists don’t observe Lent. I gave them a funny look and said, with a smile of course, “Baptists don’t have anything left to give up.” We laughed. They took … Continue reading

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July 29 – Got Peace?

1 Corinthians 14:26-40; 2 Kings 9; Jonah 4 World War I was over. All that was left were the peace talks. France, Great Britain, Italy, the United States, and to a lesser extent Japan made all the decisions at the … Continue reading

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July 28 – Why Do We Do This?

1 Corinthians 14:1-25; 2 Kings 8; Jonah 3 I love the opportunity to visit other countries and share the love of Christ with the people in those countries. What I hate about it is the plane ride. They fit 10 … Continue reading

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July 23 – I Can Do Anything!

1 Corinthians 10; 2 Kings 3; Amos 8 I believe that no one likes rules, except for the people who make them, and the people who enforce them. Nowhere is this more apparent than in rules companies have regarding dress … Continue reading

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July 14 – Human Wisdom or the Power of God?

1 Corinthians 2; 1 Kings 15:1-32; Joel 2:12-32 There is a popular Christian teaching floating around the theological world these days. I saw it bought up by a friend of mine, Chris DeLuna, pastor at Church of Grace in Robstown. … Continue reading

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