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August 18 – More Jesus

John 3:22-36; 1 Chronicles 13-14; Zechariah3 “He must increase, but I must decrease.” (John 3:30 NKJV)  John’s disciples and some of the Jewish leaders got into a dispute about the rules of purification. My guess, based on the wording in … Continue reading

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July 3 – Dealing With Tests

Mark 12:1-27; 1 Kings 3; Hosea 6; Hosea 7:1-2 “’Shall we pay, or shall we not pay?’ But He, knowing their hypocrisy, said to them, ‘Why do you test Me? Bring Me a denarius that I may see it.’” (Mark … Continue reading

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February 2 – Father Forgive Them

Luke 23:26-56; Genesis 42; Psalm 33 “Then he said to Jesus, ‘Lord, remember me when You come into Your kingdom.’ And Jesus said to him, ‘Assuredly, I say to you, today you will be with Me in Paradise.’” (Genesis 42:42-43 … Continue reading

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August 7 – God Doesn’t Teach Us To Hate

Psalm 72-73 Romans 9:1-15 “I wish I could help my Jewish brothers and sisters, my people. I would even wish that I were cursed and cut off from Christ if that would help them. They are the people of Israel, … Continue reading

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July 24 – But Paul Said That He Is Still Alive

Psalm 35-36 Acts 25 “They stood up and accused him, but not of any serious crime as I thought they would. The things they said were about their own religion and about a man named Jesus who died. But Paul … Continue reading

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July 23 – It’s About Time, It’s About Place, It’s About Sharing God’s Love and Grace

Psalm 33-34 Acts 24 “But Felix became afraid when Paul spoke about living right, self-control, and the time when God will judge the world. He said, ‘Go away now. When I have more time, I will call for you.’ At … Continue reading

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June 28 – Unstoppable Joy, Drastic Change

Job 11-13 Acts 9:1-21 “Soon he began to preach about Jesus in the synagogues, saying, ‘Jesus is the Son of God.’ All the people who heard him were amazed. They said, ‘This is the man who was in Jerusalem trying … Continue reading

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June 22 – Our Response to False Accusations

Esther 6-8 Acts 6 “But the Spirit was helping him to speak with wisdom, and his words were so strong that they could not argue with him. So they secretly urged some men to say, ‘We heard Stephen speak against … Continue reading

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June 21 – As A Matter of Fact, You Were Responsible

Esther 3-5 Acts 5:22-42 “Peter and the other apostles answered, “We must obey God, not human authority! You killed Jesus by hanging him on a cross. But God, the God of our ancestors, raised Jesus up from the dead!” (Acts … Continue reading

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June 19 – No, It Isn’t All About Me

Nehemiah 12-13 Acts 4:23-37 “And now, Lord, listen to their threats. Lord, help us, your servants, to speak your word without fear. Show us your power to heal. Give proofs and make miracles happen by the power of Jesus, your … Continue reading

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