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May 14 – Overcoming Hate

Acts 21:37-22:29; Judges 17-18; Psalm 43 The movie “Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner” came out in 1967. The basic story of the movie is that a woman brings her fiancé home to meet the parents. He’s a doctor. He’s black. … Continue reading

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March 21 – More Manna? Anything Else?

Matthew 19:16-30; Numbers 11-12; Ecclesiastes 8 Shel Silverstein wrote the lyrics to a song that tells of a man who made it all. He was living what our society would call the good life. He could have whatever he wanted. … Continue reading

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February 27 – Justice and Mercy

Matthew 7; Exodus 37:1-38:31; Proverbs 17 The belief that justice is blind is one of the foundational beliefs of America. The statue of Lady Justice holding scales to balance the evidence while sporting a blindfold stands outside many courtrooms in … Continue reading

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February 6 – Escape

Hebrews 2; Genesis 46:28-47:31; Psalm 37 The road to escape the confines of poverty is paved with education. When you hear about people who have gotten out of their terrible early life situations, most of the time the story begins … Continue reading

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February 5 – Justice

Hebrews 1; Genesis 45:1-46:27; Psalm 36 “Blind Justice” is often seen in courtrooms. Blindfolded and holding scales, her image is a reminder that justice is supposed to deal fairly and impartially with all people. In America, we say we believe … Continue reading

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January 28 – God’s Got This

Luke 20:27-47; Genesis 37; Psalm 28 Have you ever wanted to run away and hide? Maybe it’s personal troubles and you just don’t want to be around people. Maybe relationships in the family aren’t going so well and it’s time … Continue reading

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November 27 – The Best Days of our Lives

Jeremiah 33:14-16; Psalm 25:1-10; 1 Thessalonians 3:9-13; Luke 21:25-36 There is a lot of nostalgia for the good old days. We think back to younger, more care-free days and somehow idolize those times as the best of all times. That … Continue reading

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November 25 – Choices and Consequences

Psalm 122; Genesis 6:1-10; Hebrews 11:1-7 There is an old saying that you can choose your actions, but you can’t choose the consequences of your actions. For example, and please don’t do this, you can jump out of the tenth … Continue reading

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September 27 – It’s All About That Power

Psalm 62; Hosea 10:9-15; James 5:1-6 It happens every four years here in the United States. People struggle to gain their party’s nomination t’for President, and then the two main nominees and a gaggle of other candidates engage in a … Continue reading

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September 9 – God Forbid!

Psalm 51:1-10; Genesis 7:6-10; 8:1-5; 2 Peter 2:1-10a At one time, it seemed that the scandals came weekly. Ministers of the gospel, usually on the television, seemed to be falling to sin that completely destroyed their ministries. Many in the … Continue reading

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