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July 19 – Mutual Respect

1 Corinthians 7:1-24; 1 Kings 20; Amos 4:4-13 If you get married in Scotland, there is a tradition that’s designed to make sure that the husband and the wife will endure just about anything. The prospective bride and groom are … Continue reading

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June 27 – A Different Revolution

Mark 8:22-9:1; 2 Samuel 20-21; Hosea 1:1-2:1 One of the easiest things to do as a Christian is to make big plans to do something for God, but to forget about God in the planning process. We pray about the … Continue reading

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June 23 – That Seeing They Might Believe

Mark 6:30-56; 2 Samuel 16; Daniel 10 Many years ago there was a fad where you would be shown a picture that seemed to be a design of some kind. You would then be told “There’s an elephant in that … Continue reading

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June 8 – There Oughta Be a Law?

Romans 13; 1 Samuel 25; Psalm 68 How many times have you seen people do something so stupid that you end up shaking your head and saying, “There oughta be a law against that.” And the problem is, that too … Continue reading

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June 7 – How to Get Even With God

Romans 12; 1 Samuel 23-24; Psalm 67 One of the most important tactics of war doesn’t occur on the battlefield, it occurs in the media and the speeches of the leaders. That tactic is one designed to de-humanize the enemy. … Continue reading

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May 29 – Carry On in Faith

Romans 4; 1 Samuel 13; Psalm 58 It’s been a long while since I’ve been to an amusement park. I have to admit, I enjoy the rides and the shows, but I hate the lines. For some of the roller … Continue reading

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May 11 – What Contract?

Acts 20:1-16; Judges 13; Job 41 Whenever music stars appear in concert there are interesting provisions in the contract. Some require certain types of water. Others require certain kinds of fresh fruit. Perhaps one of the more outrageous contract provisions … Continue reading

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May 9 – Ready for Battle?

Acts 19:1-20; Judges 10:1-11:33; Job 39 You’ve probably heard this quote – attributed to George Orwell – before. “We sleep safe in our beds because rough men stand ready in the night to visit violence on those who would do … Continue reading

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April 26 – Comfort

Acts 11:1-18; Joshua 11-12; Job 26 There are a lot of things people say when they’re trying to comfort people who are grieving. Some of them are appropriate. Too often though, well-meaning words make me cringe. You know the kinds … Continue reading

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April 10 – Heart Language

Acts 2:1-13; Deuteronomy 13-14; Job 10 Charles Emerson Winchester (the third) was a character on the TV show M*A*S*H that was known for being aloof and pompous. He did not belong in Korea as an army surgeon, he was destined … Continue reading

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