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August 29 – I Can Do Anything I Want

Psalm 126-128 1 Corinthians 10:19-33 “’We are allowed to do all things,’ but not all things are good for us to do. ‘We are allowed to do all things,’ but not all things help others grow stronger. Do not look … Continue reading

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September 16 – Living in Denial

John 18:1-18; 2 Chronicles 26; Psalm 83 I could always tell when one of my children had caused problem for my wife. Before she told me what they had done wrong, she prefaced her story with a question like: “Do … Continue reading

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July 18 – As You Were….

1 Corinthians 6; 1 Kings 19; Amos 3:3-4:3 The Sexual Revolution began in the 1960’s. Attitudes changed so that Christian values relating to sexuality and marriage gave way to more permissive attitudes. Fears of the consequences that came from a … Continue reading

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June 4 – Going Through the Motions

Romans 9:30-10:21; 1 Samuel 19; Psalm 64 Jonah was quite a head case. If you don’t believe that God uses all kinds to serve in His kingdom, think about Jonah. God calls Jonah to an immense task, but one that … Continue reading

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May 30 – God’s Great Love

Romans 5; 1 Samuel 14; Psalm 59 Marriages among royalty in ancient times were often more political than romantic. Wives were, in essence, political pawns used to cement alliances and keep the peace. Nebuchadnezzar II of Babylon had married Amytis … Continue reading

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October 17 – This Was Your Life

Psalm 57; 1 Samuel 25:2-22; 1 Corinthians 6:1-11 One of the first reality TV shows began as a radio production in the 1940s. This is Your Life moved to TV in the 50s and ran until 1961. In the show, … Continue reading

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July 18 – Molded by God

1 Corinthians 6; 1 Kings 19; Amos 3:3-4:3 My sister works with ceramics. I think she does an amazing job. People who work with ceramics take a bunch of mud. They work that mud to get it to the consistency … Continue reading

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January 23 – Luke 18:1-17, Genesis 29:31-30:43, and Psalm 23

  People react to things in different ways. Some, upon a great achievement make sure that everyone knows how great they are. They point out all the wonderful things that they have done in the past and how they expect … Continue reading

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