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August 10 – Street Cred

2 Corinthians 11; 2 Kings 25; Habakkuk 2 Street Cred. In the hip hop community that usually means that the rapper has lived on the streets and probably spent time in jail. Street Cred is important to people in the … Continue reading

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December 24 – Sacrifice

Luke 1:46b-55; Micah 6:6-8; Hebrews 10:5-10 Alfred Vanderbilt was a member of THAT Vanderbilt family. He lived a life of luxury and ease. He was so wealthy that he was scheduled to be a passenger on the Titanic. He cancelled … Continue reading

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July 27 – Payback

Psalm 55:16-23; Esther 7:7—8:17; Matthew 5:43-48 In the movie “Trading Places” two millionaire investors decide to explore the question of nature vs. nurture. They take a snobbish investor and make his life miserable while taking a street hustler and put … Continue reading

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April 7 – Fiddling Around

Psalm 30; Isaiah 5:11-17; Revelation 3:14-22 We’ve all heard the story about Nero fiddling while Rome burned. Nero may not have been a good leader, but he was the best fiddler of his day. Ok, let’s face it, he was … Continue reading

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October 1 God Works Through Sadness Too

October 1 Revelation 1; Nehemiah 1-2; Psalm 96 Some things are more important than position or power. Nehemiah had a job that put him in a great position. He had power to influence the king. His life was comfortable, even … Continue reading

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