Tag Archives: Joy

August 20 – All Religions Are the Same

John 4:27-42; 1 Chronicles 16:7-43; Zechariah 5 “For all the gods of the peoples are idols, But the Lord made the heavens.” (1 Chronicles 16:26 NKJV) There is an innate desire in all people to find God. Pascal described that … Continue reading

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August 16 – What Can You Bring to God?

John 2; 1 Chronicles 10-11; Zechariah1 “And he said to him, ‘Every man at the beginning sets out the good wine, and when the guests have well drunk, then the inferior. You have kept the good wine until now!’” (John … Continue reading

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August 7 – The Rich Generosity of the Grace of God

2 Corinthians 8; 2 Kings 20-21; Nahum 2 “For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that though he was rich, yet for your sake he became poor, so that you, through his poverty, might become rich.” (2 … Continue reading

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August 6 – Godly Sorrow vs. Worldly Sorrow

My wife and I returned from a cruise on Friday, and Saturday I barely opened my computer and Sunday’s are just full…including the fact that we traveled again Sunday – for medical reason. I say that because I’m going to … Continue reading

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July 4 – It’s The Little Things…

Mark 12:28-44; 1 Kings 4; 1 Kings 5; Hosea 7:3-16 “Then one poor widow came and threw in two mites, which make a quadrans.” (Mark 12:42 NKJV) She probably hoped that no one noticed her as she slipped those mites … Continue reading

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July 2 – Fruitless and Faithless: A Tale of Two Curses

Mark 11:15-33; 1 Kings 2; Hosea 5:5-15 “And Peter, remembering, said to Him, ‘Rabbi, look! The fig tree which You cursed has withered away.’” (Mark 11:21 NKJV) Sometimes the strangest stories have a background that clears things up. The story … Continue reading

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January 9 – Coming Down From the Mountaintop

Luke 9:28-62; Genesis 16; Psalm 9 “Now it happened on the next day, when they had come down from the mountain, that a great multitude met Him.” (Luke 9:37 NKJV) Wasn’t it great spending time with family and friends during … Continue reading

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December 3 – It’s All About Others

Ezekiel 45-46 1 John 2 “Do not love the world or the things in the world. If you love the world, the love of the Father is not in you. These are the ways of the world: wanting to please … Continue reading

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December 2 – The Eternal Battle Between Light and Dark

Ezekiel 42-44 1 John 1 “So if we say we have fellowship with God, but we continue living in darkness, we are liars and do not follow the truth. But if we live in the light, as God is in … Continue reading

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December 1 – God’s Patience Because of His Love

Ezekiel 40-41 2 Peter 3 “The Lord is not slow in doing what he promised—the way some people understand slowness. But God is being patient with you. He does not want anyone to be lost, but he wants all people … Continue reading

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