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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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November 6 – Encouraging Others in Difficult Days

Jeremiah 37-39 Hebrews 3 “But encourage each other every day while it is “today.” Help each other so none of you will become hardened because sin has tricked you.” (Hebrews 3:13 NCV) The author of Hebrews had just compared today … Continue reading

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October 31 – Good or Bad, What Do You See?

Jeremiah 22-23 Titus 1 “To those who are pure, all things are pure, but to those who are full of sin and do not believe, nothing is pure. Both their minds and their consciences have been ruined. They say they … Continue reading

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September 24 – Painting a Unique Masterpiece – Not a Paint-by-Numbers Copy

Song of Solomon 4-5 Galatians 3 “Tell me this one thing: How did you receive the Holy Spirit? Did you receive the Spirit by following the law? No, you received the Spirit because you heard the Good News and believed … Continue reading

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May 17 – Enjoying the Forest

1 Chronicles 1-3 John 5:25-47 “You carefully study the Scriptures because you think they give you eternal life. They do in fact tell about me, but you refuse to come to me to have that life.” (John 5:39-40 NCV) When … Continue reading

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August 8 – God’s Gonna Bless You Real Good

2 Corinthians 9; 2 Kings 22:1-23:35; Nahum 3 It’s a cliché, of course, but you hear about this happening all the time: some televangelist wants to raise money so he/she reminds you that if you give money to God, through … Continue reading

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August 6 – Producing Godly Sorrow

2 Corinthians 6:14-7:16; 2 Kings 19; Nahum 1 “Our culture has accepted two huge lies. The first is that if you disagree with someone’s lifestyle, you must fear or hate them. The second is that to love someone means you … Continue reading

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January 6 – One Job

Luke 8:1-25; Genesis 12; Psalm 6 “You had one job.” You may have heard someone use that phrase – hopefully not to you. You may have used that phrase yourself. People usually say that when someone makes a major mistake … Continue reading

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May 17 – Here Come da Judge

Psalm 48; Ezekiel 11:14-25; 1 Corinthians 2:12-16 If you listen to some people, there’s no such thing as right or wrong. Mention that something is wrong and they will screech “Jesus said not to judge!” While it is true that … Continue reading

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August 29 – Forgiveness

John 8:1-20; 2 Chronicles 1:1-2:16; Zechariah 14 There is a fine line between following God’s law and judgmentalism. There is a fine line between forgiveness and giving people a license to sin. If we follow God’s law we expect others … Continue reading

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