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July 12 – Pagan Temples, False gods, And Idols All Around

Psalm 4-6 Acts 17:16-34 “While Paul was waiting for Silas and Timothy in Athens, he was troubled because he saw that the city was full of idols.” (Acts 17:16 NCV) As Paul wandered about Athens, he was disturbed the religious … Continue reading

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June 24 – Dealing With Second-Hand Faith

Job 1-2 Acts 7:22-43 “‘But our ancestors did not want to obey Moses. They rejected him and wanted to go back to Egypt. They said to Aaron, “Make us gods who will lead us. Moses led us out of Egypt, … Continue reading

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June 9 – Looking For Truth in The Only Right Place

2 Chronicles 32-33 John 18:19-40 “Pilate said, ‘So you are a king!’ Jesus answered, ‘You are the one saying I am a king. This is why I was born and came into the world: to tell people the truth. And … Continue reading

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October 9 – Amazing Reactions

Revelation 9; Nehemiah 12; Psalm 104:1-23 One of the character tropes that stories like to use tells of a character who’s a plain, ordinary, everyday person who’s plodding through life until that one day when something sets him on the … Continue reading

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June 10 – Others

Romans 15:1-13; 1 Samuel 27-28; Psalm 70 Gale Sayers was one of the greatest running backs in the history of the NFL. When he wrote his autobiography, he called it “I Am Third.” A lot of people didn’t understand the … Continue reading

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June 9 – About That Judging Thing…

Romans 14; 1 Samuel 26; Psalm 69 As the story goes, a Baptist preacher and a Catholic priest were seated next to each other on a flight. They were having a calm discussion about their beliefs differed and how they … Continue reading

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May 10 – Changed Hearts

Acts 19:21-41; Judges 11:34-12:15; Job 40 You’ve probably seen, or heard, the phrase “You can’t legislate morality” if you’ve ever gotten into a discussion about certain moral issues and laws related to those issues. At first glance, it seems like … Continue reading

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June 16 – Dangerous Faith

oops… a day behind again… sorry Mark 3:1-19; 2 Samuel 6; Daniel 3 We live in a time when it seems like the greatest virtue is the ability to “go along to get along.” To succeed in society today, we … Continue reading

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May 7 – Troubled No More

Acts 17:16-34; Judges 7-8; Job 37 One of the hit TV shows of the past few years is “American Idol.” There are those among us who would give anything for a chance to be there. We look at our entertainment … Continue reading

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February 19 – Idols

Matthew 1; Exodus 20:1-21:36; Proverbs 9 As I read ancient history I continue to be amazed by people who would craft idols out of gold, silver, or even wood and then worship them. It just didn’t make sense to believe … Continue reading

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