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March 11 – Something Evil This Way Comes, Something Greater Shows God’s Love

Matthew 13:24-58; Leviticus 19; Proverbs 29 “ ‘Let both grow together until the harvest, and at the time of harvest I will say to the reapers, “First gather together the tares and bind them in bundles to burn them, but … Continue reading

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February 27 – Are You Judging Others or Showing Discernment?

Matthew 7; Exodus 37; Exodus 38; Proverbs 17 “Beware of false prophets, who come to you in sheep’s clothing, but inwardly they are ravenous wolves. You will know them by their fruits. Do men gather grapes from thornbushes or figs … Continue reading

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January 28 – Lord, Grant My Enemies Justice and Me Grace

Luke 20:27-47; Genesis 37; Psalm 28 “Do not take me away with the wicked And with the workers of iniquity, Who speak peace to their neighbors, But evil is in their hearts. Give them according to their deeds, And according … Continue reading

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February 6 – Following God With All That I Am

Exodus 39-40 Matthew 23:23-39 “How terrible for you, teachers of the law and Pharisees! You are hypocrites! You give to God one-tenth of everything you earn—even your mint, dill, and cumin.[a] But you don’t obey the really important teachings of … Continue reading

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April 13 – Responding to the Powers That Be

Acts 4:1-22; Deuteronomy 19-20; Job 13 The phrase “speaking truth to power” has almost become a cliché these days. Sometimes you hear people in power say terrible things and they proclaim that all they are doing is that speaking truth … Continue reading

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July 17 – What Will You Do With Jesus Christ?

Genesis 18:1-10a; Psalm 15; Colossians 1:15-28; Luke 10:38-42 The ancient saying was that all roads lead to Rome. There was, as I understand it, a simple reason for that truth. The Romans built those roads so that the Roman legions … Continue reading

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July 3 – Tension in the Christian Life

Mark 12:1-27; 1 Kings 3; Hosea 6:1-7:2 It was another trap for Jesus. The Herodians, who supported the government, and the Pharisees, who didn’t, came to Jesus and asked whether or not they should pay taxes. The wording of this … Continue reading

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Extremism

According to a slideshow put out by the Army Reserve, I am an extremist. I am called an extremist because I fit their definition of an evangelical. When this slideshow, which has not been approved by the Army for general … Continue reading

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