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January 2 – Dealing With Unintended Consequences

Genesis 4-6 Matthew 2 (New Century Version) “Jesus was born in the town of Bethlehem in Judea during the time when Herod was king. When Jesus was born, some wise men from the east came to Jerusalem. They asked, ‘Where … Continue reading

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December 25 – What Can I Say?

Luke 2:1-20; Ezekiel 37; Isaiah 60 This may sound a little crazy, but Christmas is hard on preachers. Most preachers like to be original, a little bit creative even, in their sermons. Meanwhile, people want to hear about the birth … Continue reading

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December 18 – Defeating the Dark Kingdom

This is yesterday’s devotional. Today’s will be up later. Colossians 1:1-23; Ezekiel 25-26; Isaiah 53 When a popular gaming company introduced a new gaming system, my daughter had to have it. She tried to order it online to get it … Continue reading

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December 18 – God in the Ordinary

Micah 5:2-5a; Psalm 80:1-7; Hebrews 10:5-10; Luke 1:39-55 In a small town in Indiana in 1954 a coach with a past that probably doesn’t fit the pedigree of most successful coaches took a team to the state championships. He had … Continue reading

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January 6 – Epiphany

Isaiah 60:1-6 (Nations come to the light); Psalm 72:1-7 10-14 (All shall bow down); Ephesians 3:1-12 (The gospel’s promise for all); Matthew 2:1-12 (Christ revealed to the nations) Today we celebrate Epiphany. I’ll be honest…as a Baptist I had heard … Continue reading

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Christmas special

Christmas! It’s hard to believe that a holiday designed to honor the Prince of Peace would cause such dissension. On the one hand you have people who love the holiday for religious reasons and some for secular reasons as it … Continue reading

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