Tag Archives: Kingdom of Heaven

April 15 – “But I’m So Much Better Than They Are”

1 Samuel 27-29 Luke 13:1-22 “What about those eighteen people who died when the tower of Siloam fell on them? Do you think they were more sinful than all the others who live in Jerusalem? No, I tell you. But … Continue reading

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January 30 – Life Isn’t Fair, and Neither is the Afterlife

Exodus 23-24 Matthew 20:1-16 “But the man who owned the vineyard said to one of those workers, ‘Friend, I am being fair to you. You agreed to work for one coin. So take your pay and go. I want to … Continue reading

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January 27 – Greatness in the Kingdom of Heaven

Exodus 16-18 Matthew 18:1-20 “At that time the followers came to Jesus and asked, ‘Who is greatest in the kingdom of heaven?’” (Matthew 18:1) The disciples had their choices narrowed down to twelve. Each of them must have had exactly … Continue reading

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January 20 – Is It Time For an Estate Sale?

Genesis 49-50 Matthew 13:31-58 “The kingdom of heaven is like a treasure hidden in a field. One day a man found the treasure, and then he hid it in the field again. He was so happy that he went and … Continue reading

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September 9 – Living With the Enemy

John 13:1-20; 2 Chronicles 18; Psalm 78:21-37 You’ve probably seen some variation of this in the movies. The cops pull over a lady for a minor traffic violation and, to her surprise, they take her down to the station. They … Continue reading

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September 3 – Are You a Thief?

John 10:1-21; 2 Chronicles 8; Psalm 73 People seem to want everything for free. Sometimes, they turn to illegal measures to get free stuff. If you do a search for “electricity theft” on the internet, you’ll find how to catch … 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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April 1 – Don’t Be Foolish

Matthew 25:1-30; Numbers 30-31; Job 1 It was Thanksgiving Day and Raymond Banuelos of Phoenix, Arizona decided that the best way to celebrate Thanksgiving would be to go rock climbing. A lot of people do outdoor activities on Thanksgiving and … Continue reading

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March 11 – When Weeds Become Wheat

Matthew 13:24-58; Leviticus 19; Proverbs 29 Mass hysteria struck Massachusetts from February of 1692 to May of 1693. A few children began to act strangely. People began to denounce others as witches. The fact that one of the so-called witches … Continue reading

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October 12 – Proclaim the Gospel and Meet Needs

Psalm 61; 2 Kings 15:1-7 Matthew 10:5-15 It was 1976 when one of the most iconic ad campaigns of all time took off running. Lite Beer from Miller, now known as Miller Lite created a cultural behemoth with the simple … Continue reading

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