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July 17 – What Do You Expect When Doing God’s Will?

Psalm 18-19 Acts 20:17-38 “But now I must obey the Holy Spirit and go to Jerusalem. I don’t know what will happen to me there. I know only that in every city the Holy Spirit tells me that troubles and … Continue reading

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July 10 – Benjamins or Not, It’s All About God

Job 41-42 Acts 16:22-40 “The police told the Roman officers what Paul said. When the officers heard that Paul and Silas were Roman citizens, they were afraid. So they came and told Paul and Silas they were sorry and took … Continue reading

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July 3 – Dangers to Society

Job 25-27 Acts 12 “After Herod arrested Peter, he put him in jail and handed him over to be guarded by sixteen soldiers. Herod planned to bring Peter before the people for trial after the Passover Feast. So Peter was … Continue reading

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January 16 – When That Crisis of Faith Comes

Genesis 39-40 Matthew 11 “John the Baptist was in prison, but he heard about what the Christ was doing. So John sent some of his followers to Jesus. They asked him, ‘Are you the One who is to come, or … Continue reading

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August 10 – Street Cred

2 Corinthians 11; 2 Kings 25; Habakkuk 2 Street Cred. In the hip hop community that usually means that the rapper has lived on the streets and probably spent time in jail. Street Cred is important to people in the … Continue reading

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September 3 – Conflict!

Psalm 1; Deuteronomy 29:2-20; Matthew 10:34-42 Have you ever noticed that when people have a strong belief in something that they cause all kinds of trouble by showing their belief and sticking to it? Often they believe in a cause … Continue reading

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May 9 – Rights and Privileges

Psalm 29; Exodus 40:16-38; Acts 16:35-40 A number of years ago one of the credit card companies had a commercial that portrayed some of the benefits of being a member in their credit card club. The tag line at the … Continue reading

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January 31 – Learning to Serve

Luke 22:39-71; Genesis 40; Psalm 31 I’ve always been intrigued by the story of Joseph. He was definitely a child of privilege. He grew up the favorite son of a very wealthy man and he made sure his other brothers … Continue reading

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May 15 – “Troubles? I Got Troubles!”

Acts 22:30-23:22; Judges 19; Psalm 44 There is a reason why some situations are called “difficult.” No one wants to be in one of those situations. When you are in one it seems like there is trouble on every side. … Continue reading

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