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April 12 – Is Jesus Calling You Out?

1 Samuel 19-21 Luke 11:29-54 “One of the experts on the law said to Jesus, ‘Teacher, when you say these things, you are insulting us, too.’” (Luke 11:45 NCV) Jesus had started in on the Pharisees. He’d just noted their … Continue reading

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March 20 – Loopholes

Matthew 19:1-15; Numbers 9-10; Ecclesiastes 7 Michael Larson was an unemployed ice cream truck driver. He had nothing better to do than to watch TV. So, he did that. He enjoyed a game show called “Press Your Luck.” While he … Continue reading

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February 24 – Two Cheeks

Matthew 5:21-48; Exodus 30-32; Proverbs 14 It was the mid-1940’s. Baseball was still a “white man’s game.” Oh, the old Negro leagues existed, but the Major Leagues did not have any black players. Branch Rickey, president and general manager of … Continue reading

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October 24 – I’ll Sue!

Psalm 84:8-12; 1 Samuel 2:1-10; 1 Peter 4:12-19 “I’ll sue!” I wonder if we had a national poll on establishing a new national motto if those words might be chosen to replace e Pluribus Unum. We are not only willing … Continue reading

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January 11 – Howdy Neighbor!

Luke 10:21-42; Genesis 18; Psalm 11 When I’m given a task, I want to know exactly what to do and who to include. I don’t want to miss anyone I’m supposed to help, but I sure don’t want to do … Continue reading

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January 11 – Neighbors

Luke 10:21-42; Genesis 18; Psalm 11 Lawyers are always looking for loopholes. The lawyer tries to pin Jesus down and justify himself when he asked a question about eternal life. Even when he got the answer he wanted, which was … Continue reading

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