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Dinner Parties, Legalism, and Politics – Mark 8:1-21

After Jesus fed the four thousand people, they took their boat across the lake and ran into some Pharisees who confronted Jesus and asked for a sign. Jesus rebuked them, and then got out of town with His disciples. On … Continue reading

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January 17 – Living the Kingdom Life

Luke 13:18-35; Genesis 24; Psalm 17 “Then He said, ‘What is the kingdom of God like? And to what shall I compare it? It is like a mustard seed, which a man took and put in his garden; and it … Continue reading

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January 17 – Wildfires and Friendship Bread

Luke 13:18-35; Genesis 24; Psalm 17 Every year we see the news. Forest fires have broken out in various parts of the country. We see pictures of hellish infernos and horrific damage. Houses and wildlife are destroyed. Firefighters from all … Continue reading

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March 11 – Leavin’ and Leaven

Matthew 13:24-58; Leviticus 19; Proverbs 29 One of the most amazing parables of Jesus in my eyes is a short, unexplained, one-line parable in the midst of a whole section of parables. “Another parable He spoke to them: ‘The kingdom … Continue reading

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