Tag Archives: Loving God

September 12 – Ya Gotta Love ‘Em!

John 14:15-31; 2 Chronicles 21:2-22:12; Psalm 79 “Rule Number 1: The boss is always right. Rule Number 2: If the boss is wrong, refer to rule number 1.” We’ve all seen those two rules for getting along at work in … 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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October 16 – Justice

Genesis 32:22-31; Psalm 121; 2 Timothy 3:14—4:5; Luke 18:1-8 One of the most revealing “commentaries” on prayer and how we who follow Christ use prayer comes from Janis Joplin. Her song “Mercedes-Benz” cuts to the quick when we think about … Continue reading

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May 21 – Let’s Get Real

Acts 27:1-12; 1 Samuel 2:11-36; Psalm 50 Eli was the priest at the main shrine in Israel before the Temple was built. He was a godly man and Samuel was entrusted to his care. His sons, however were problem children. … Continue reading

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July 4 – From Negative to Positive

Mark 12:28-44; 1 Kings 4-5; Hosea 7:3-16 People often asked Jesus the wrong questions and Jesus had a way of responding that gave the right answer to the question that should have been asked. For instance, someone asked Jesus what … 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 And the tests keep coming! Did you ever feel that way; ever feel like you pass one test in life only to run into another test and then another and then another? … Continue reading

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December 10 – Hosea 9-11 and Revelation 2

One of my favorite scenes from Fiddler on the Roof is the song where Tevye asks Golde, his wife, “Do you love me?” In the musical interplay she sings about all the things she has done for him and he … Continue reading

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