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July 23 – I Can Do Anything!

1 Corinthians 10; 2 Kings 3; Amos 8 I believe that no one likes rules, except for the people who make them, and the people who enforce them. Nowhere is this more apparent than in rules companies have regarding dress … Continue reading

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July 4 – Ya Gotta Love….

Mark 12:28-44; 1 Kings 4-5; Hosea 7:3-16 Many years ago, there was a song where the singer moaned about signs that told him what he could and couldn’t do. There are rules, written and unwritten about a lot of different … Continue reading

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May 16 – Putting Ourselves in the Best Light

Acts 23:23-24:9; Judges 20; Psalm 45 People looking for employment always need letters of recommendation. People writing those letters today need to be careful. They will want to tell the truth, but if the employee hasn’t been the best, telling … Continue reading

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April 18 – Simple Instructions

Acts 7:1-22; Deuteronomy 29-30; Job 18 Back in the dark ages, someone invented a machine called the Video Cassette Recorder (VCR). To use this machine, you would connect it to your TV and put a tape into the machine. If … Continue reading

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March 27 – Two For The Price of One

Matthew 22:23-46; Numbers 22:1-40; Song of Solomon 2:8-3:5 It’s an old joke, but I still like the story. A little boy is testifying in the courtroom and the defense attorney is having trouble shaking his testimony. The judge is protecting … Continue reading

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The Good Samaritan – a Modern re-telling

I almost made the below my devotional thought this morning. I try to avoid political statements for my devotionals, so I did something different. Still, I think this is an important message for us in our divided political world today, … Continue reading

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March 27 – Love God, Love People

Matthew 22:23-46; Numbers 22:1-40; Song of Solomon 2:8-3:5 How many times have we heard people talk about “the bottom line?” They don’t want to worry about all the details. They don’t want to crunch the numbers. They just want “the … Continue reading

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August 1 – Accountability

1 Corinthians 16; 2 Kings 12-13; Micah 3 Jehoiada raised Jehoash to follow the Lord. As part of that love, Jehoash wanted the Temple of the Lord to reflect the Glory of God. It had been a few years since … Continue reading

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March 27 – Jesus Teaches Balanced Loving

Matthew 22:23-46; Numbers 22:1-40; Song of Solomon 2:8-3:5 The Herodians couldn’t trap Jesus, so The Sadducees gave it their best shot. The only words to describe their attempt is “Epic Fail.” Then the Pharisees took their shot. “Then one of … Continue reading

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January 13 – Priorities

Luke 11:29-54; Genesis 20; Psalm 13 We slavishly follow the rules knowing that, somehow, God will love us because we do that. As we follow those rules we ignore others because they might get in the way. Jesus was invited … Continue reading

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