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February 25 – A Necessary Step When Pursuing Peace

Matthew 6:1-18; Exodus 33; Exodus 34; Proverbs 15 “A soft answer turns away wrath, But a harsh word stirs up anger. The tongue of the wise uses knowledge rightly, But the mouth of fools pours forth foolishness.” (Proverbs 15:1-2 NKJV) … Continue reading

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November 10 – Our Great High Priest Paid the Price in Full

Jeremiah 48-49 Hebrews 7 “Jesus is the kind of high priest we need. He is holy, sinless, pure, not influenced by sinners, and he is raised above the heavens. He is not like the other priests who had to offer … Continue reading

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October 28 – Showing Love, Grace, and Forgiveness All the Time

Jeremiah 15-17 2 Timothy 2 “And a servant of the Lord must not quarrel but must be kind to everyone, a good teacher, and patient. The Lord’s servant must gently teach those who disagree. Then maybe God will let them … Continue reading

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January 17 – “Is It Right To Heal On The Sabbath?”

Genesis 41-42 Matthew 12:1-23 “Jesus left there and went into their synagogue, where there was a man with a crippled hand. They were looking for a reason to accuse Jesus, so they asked him, ‘Is it right to heal on … Continue reading

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August 21 – What Would You Do?

John 4:43-54; 1 Chronicles 17; Zechariah 6 An advertising slogan that really caught on was a certain company asking what you would do for one of their products. (The name of course isn’t mentioned because they don’t need free publicity. … Continue reading

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August 17 – Gone But Not Forgotten

John 3:1-21; 1 Chronicles 12; Zechariah2 Someone once asked me why Baptists don’t observe Lent. I gave them a funny look and said, with a smile of course, “Baptists don’t have anything left to give up.” We laughed. They took … Continue reading

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August 13 – Grace and Truth

John 1:1-18; 1 Chronicles 5-6; Zephaniah 2 It was one of those days. I had to run some errands before I got to the airport to travel overseas for a mission trip. Everyone else decided that this day was a … Continue reading

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July 11 – Breaking Up is Easy – Comparatively

Mark 16; 1 Kings 12:1-31; Hosea 14 Forming a new country isn’t easy. When South Sudan became an independent country in 2011, certain steps needed to be followed. One of the first things they needed to do was to declare … Continue reading

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November 17 – God Our Refuge

Psalm 46; 2 Chronicles 18:12-22; Hebrews 9:23-28 What are you afraid of? Society has many identified phobias that affect people. I believe it was Hawkeye in M*A*S*H who described his claustrophobia by saying that the idea that the walls were … Continue reading

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October 3 – When God Answers Prayers Wrong

Psalm 3; Habakkuk 1:5-17; James 1:2-11 There is a saying among experienced Christians: don’t ask God for patience. The reason for that is that when we ask for patience, God doesn’t open our minds and pour a couple of ounces … Continue reading

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