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Settle the Differences, Build the Relationship

January 16 – Matthew 5:25-26 “Settle matters quickly with your adversary who is taking you to court. Do it while you are still together on the way, or your adversary may hand you over to the judge, and the judge … Continue reading

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December 20 – God’s Love Wins and Brings True Peace

Colossians 2:20-3:17; Ezekiel 29-30; Isaiah 55 “But above all these things put on love, which is the bond of perfection. And let the peace of God rule in your hearts, to which also you were called in one body; and … Continue reading

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November 26 – The One, True Gospel, There’s Nothing Else Like It

Galatians 1; Jeremiah 47-48; Psalm 142 “I marvel that you are turning away so soon from Him who called you in the grace of Christ, to a different gospel, which is not another; but there are some who trouble you … Continue reading

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October 26 – Dealing With People Inside and Outside of the Church

1 Thessalonians 5; Isaiah 23-24; Psalm 116 “Now we exhort you, brethren, warn those who are unruly, comfort the fainthearted, uphold the weak, be patient with all. See that no one renders evil for evil to anyone, but always pursue … Continue reading

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August 29 – Welcome the Light, Don’t Put Up Barriers

John 8:1-20; 2 Chronicles 1:1-2:16; Zechariah 14 “Then Jesus spoke to them again, saying, ‘I am the light of the world. He who follows Me shall not walk in darkness, but have the light of life.’ The Pharisees therefore said … Continue reading

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August 28 – So What if Jesus Came From the Wrong Side of the Tracks?

John 7:25-52; 1 Chronicles 29; Zechariah 13 “ Nicodemus (he who came to Jesus by night, being one of them) said to them, “Does our law judge a man before it hears him and knows what he is doing?” They … Continue reading

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May 23 – Don’t Even Pick It Up

1 Chronicles 19-21 John 8:1-27 “Jesus raised up again and asked her, ‘Woman, where are they? Has no one judged you guilty?’ She answered, ‘No one, sir.’ Then Jesus said, ‘I also don’t judge you guilty. You may go now, … Continue reading

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September 8 – About That Judging Thing…

John 12:27-50; 2 Chronicles 16-17; Psalm 78:1-20 It ain’t over till the fat lady sings, or so they say. This saying probably originated with the opera Gotterdamerung when Brunhilde, usually a “well-upholstered lady” comes out and sings the final ten … Continue reading

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June 8 – There Oughta Be a Law?

Romans 13; 1 Samuel 25; Psalm 68 How many times have you seen people do something so stupid that you end up shaking your head and saying, “There oughta be a law against that.” And the problem is, that too … Continue reading

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April 5 – Silence is Golden

Matthew 26:47-75; Deuteronomy 3-4; Job 5 As a teacher, I had to deal with kids who did dumb things. If I had an idea which kid threw a pencil across the room, I would look at my suspect and say … Continue reading

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