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April 17 – Humble Pie is on the Menu

2 Samuel 1-2 Luke 14:1-24 “All who make themselves great will be made humble, but those who make themselves humble will be made great.” (Luke 14: 11 NCV) I don’t know what kind of meal Jesus was attending when He … Continue reading

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February 14 – Above All Else, Guard Your Heart

Leviticus 15-16 Matthew 27:1-26 “Early the next morning, all the leading priests and elders of the people decided that Jesus should die. They tied him, led him away, and turned him over to Pilate, the governor.” (Matthew 27:1-2) Such simple, … Continue reading

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February 5 – Family Keeps Us Humble

Exodus 36-38 Matthew 23:1-22 “But you are not to be called ‘Rabbi,’ for you have one Teacher, and you are all brothers. And do not call anyone on earth ‘father,’ for you have one Father, and he is in heaven.” … Continue reading

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December 14 – Humility, Servanthood, Obedience – Taking Christ Out of Christmas

Philippians 2:1-11; Ezekiel 20; Isaiah 49 In 1965, the world was treated to a short TV movie that has now become a classic. It’s still beloved by young and old. Lines from the movies are quoted as people get ready … Continue reading

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December 7 – Inconceivable!

Ephesians 4:1-16; Ezekiel 10-11; Isaiah 42 I know that this is inconceivable, but I‘ve never watched the movie “Princess Bride.” There are some great lines from that movie that I’ve picked up on, and use, but as inconceivable as it … Continue reading

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November 3 – Grace for All

Psalm 17:1-9; Deuteronomy 25:5-10; Acts 22:22—23:11 You’ve probably heard the old saying, “Those of you who think you’re always right are annoying to those of us who are.” Even though it’s usually said in jest, there is a great burden … Continue reading

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October 26 – They Should Know Better

Psalm 84:8-12; Daniel 5:13-31; Matthew 21:28-32 My pastor began his ministry at our church by talking about the past. One of his remarks was that if there were issues in the past, it was time to build a bridge and … Continue reading

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October 25 – Job Descriptions

Psalm 84:8-12; Daniel 5:1-12; 1 Peter 5:1-11 How would you describe your job in one (funny) sentence? Scott Adams, the creator of Dilbert asked readers to do just that. Reader’s Digest posted some of the responses. Let’s see if you … Continue reading

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October 17 – This Was Your Life

Psalm 57; 1 Samuel 25:2-22; 1 Corinthians 6:1-11 One of the first reality TV shows began as a radio production in the 1940s. This is Your Life moved to TV in the 50s and ran until 1961. In the show, … Continue reading

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September 24 – Build Relationships

Psalm 146; Proverbs 28:11-28; Luke 9:43b-48 It is interesting that the passages this week focused on caring for the poor, and looking out for the oppressed. It has been a difficult week for those who are truly seeking justice for … Continue reading

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