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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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April 5 – Silence is Golden

Matthew 26:47-75; Deuteronomy 3-4; Job 5 As a teacher, I had to deal with kids who did dumb things. If I had an idea which kid threw a pencil across the room, I would look at my suspect and say … Continue reading

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March 6 – God’s People: Demon Possessed or Drunkards?

Matthew 11:1-19; Leviticus 11-12; Proverbs 24 Which is better: being a morning person or being a person that does better afternoon? Isn’t it funny how we attribute “goodness” or “badness” to either of those qualities? Growing up, I was a … Continue reading

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March 3 – The Harvest

Matthew 9:18-38; Leviticus 5-6; Proverbs 21 Nothing stirs a farm into activity like harvest time. Once the crops are ready to be picked, they need to be picked immediately. Delay will make them over-ripe and worthless. During harvest time, everyone … Continue reading

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February 18 – Family

Hebrews 13; Exodus 18:1-19:25; Proverbs 8 Racism is ugly. It looks at people and judges them solely on the color of their skin or place of origin. Jesus dealt with that to some degree when someone asked of Him, “Can … Continue reading

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February 15 – The Unseen World

Hebrews 11:1-22; Exodus 13:1-14:31; Proverbs 5 The Hubble Telescope has shown us amazing pictures of the vastness of the universe. We have seen galaxies, stars, nebulae, and other areas of space that we never dreamed of. The vastness and the … Continue reading

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February 14 – Love and Good Deeds

Hebrews 10:19-39; Exodus 11:1-12:51; Proverbs 4 Belle Baumfree doesn’t fit the mold we have for slaves. She was born in New York. She grew up speaking Dutch. While New York began the process of emancipating slaves in the 1799, she … Continue reading

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