Tag Archives: James

July 19 – When Troubles Come Your Way

Psalm 23-25 Acts 21:18-40 “So we will tell you what to do: Four of our men have made a promise to God. Take these men with you and share in their cleansing ceremony. Pay their expenses so they can shave … 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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April 8 – The Weapon of Hatred

1 Samuel 10-12 Luke 9:37-62 “When James and John, followers of Jesus, saw this, they said, ‘Lord, do you want us to call fire down from heaven and destroy those people?’” (Luke 9:54) If the last enemy to be destroyed … Continue reading

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March 29 – Fishing on the Other Side of the Boat

Judges 7-8 Luke 5:1-16 “When Simon Peter saw what had happened, he bowed down before Jesus and said, ‘Go away from me, Lord. I am a sinful man!’” (Luke 5:8 NCV) When Jesus taught, people listened. And they flocked to … Continue reading

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March 15 – Listening in Prayer

Deuteronomy 25-27 Mark 14:27-53 “Then Jesus went back to his followers and found them asleep. He said to Peter, ‘Simon, are you sleeping? Couldn’t you stay awake with me for one hour? Stay awake and pray for strength against temptation. … Continue reading

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March 12 – It Was The Best of Times; It Was the End of Times

Deuteronomy 16-18 Mark 13:1-20 “But before these things happen, the Good News must be told to all people.” (Mark 13:10) The end times has fascinated people even before Jesus came on the scene. Many of the Old Testament prophets talked … Continue reading

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March 4 – Left Alone With Jesus

(As usual, Sunday was so full that I didn’t get this written until Monday) Numbers 29-31 Mark 9:1-29 “Then a cloud came and covered them, and a voice came from the cloud, saying, ‘This is my Son, whom I love. … Continue reading

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January 31 – Humble Service

(With yesterday’s computer problems, I never did get this written or posted.) Exodus 25-26 Matthew 20:17-34 “But Jesus said, ‘You don’t understand what you are asking. Can you drink the cup that I am about to drink?’” (Matthew 20:22 NCV) … Continue reading

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January 26 – Seeing God’s Presence and His Answers

Exodus 14-15 Matthew 17 “Then his followers asked him, ‘Why do the teachers of the law say that Elijah must come first?’” (Matthew 17:10 NCV) As Jesus, Peter, James, and John came down the mountain after the Transfiguration, the truth … Continue reading

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November 16 – Are You Thinking About Stuffing or De-Stuffing?

James 4; Jeremiah 27-28; Psalm 132 We seem to be in eternal competition here in the United States. We compare ourselves to our neighbors. In fact, one of the major, annual competitions is about to start – house decorations for … Continue reading

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