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May 13 – Trouble Ahead

Acts 21:1-36; Judges 16; Psalm 42 You might get ready to call me a heretic, because I’m going to say something that modern Christianity doesn’t like to hear: when you follow God’s will, sometimes bad things happen. I thought about … Continue reading

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December 5 – Christians Die Well

Luke 1:68-79; Malachi 3:13-18; Philippians 1:18b-26 The pictures were horrific. Members of ISIS marched a number of Christians out to their execution ground. One by one they were killed. As they were killed, many of them proclaimed their love for … Continue reading

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October 12 – A Faith to Die For

Revelation 12; Esther 2; Psalm 105:26-45 We see it happening far too often in certain parts of the world – especially those areas ruled by ISIS. The captive Christians are marched out to some predefined area and then they are … Continue reading

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September 12 – Peace

John 14:15-31; 2 Chronicles 21:2-22:12; Psalm 79 I don’t think any quality is as desired, misunderstood, or misattributed as “peace.” We are called to “give peace a chance,” and “let there be peace on earth.” We are reminded that “peace … Continue reading

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April 22 – Hopeless Cases

Acts 9:1-25; Joshua 3:1-5:1; Job 22 Have you ever seen a “hopeless case?” You know the kind of person I mean. From a Christian perspective a “hopeless case” is someone so evil and so enmeshed in their religious beliefs that … Continue reading

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March 6 – Life Gets Real

Matthew 11:1-19; Leviticus 11-12; Proverbs 24 When does our faith get real? When do we pass the test? In truth, our faith is tested every day and no one scores a hundred. That is why we need the grace and … Continue reading

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February 24 – Love Your Enemy

Matthew 5:21-48; Exodus 30-32; Proverbs 14 As I read the news and see what’s going on in the world, one of the stories that sends me into a rage is that which is happening in the Middle East right now. … Continue reading

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