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First Things First

What the Scribe didn’t realize was that the Kingdom of God is found in the person of Jesus Christ. Not in repeating His teachings. Not in agreeing with His teachings, but in the person of Jesus Christ. You may go to church, read your Bible daily, do good deeds, and if you were to come before Jesus and asked about the kingdom of God He would say that you aren’t far from it. The kingdom of God is found in the person of Jesus Christ and you enter into that Kingdom when you place your life in His hands. Continue reading

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Jesus Turns the Tables On His Attackers

Today we look at two encounters with religious leaders. First, Pharisees and Herodians unite to try to take Jesus down, then, when they fail, the Sadducees do their thing and fail. They couldn’t get the best of Jesus in a … Continue reading

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Dealing With Divorce and the Importance of Children

The County Courthouse – where wedding dreams begin, and too often die. Divorce is a touchy subject these days. What does Jesus say about marriage? About divorce? I don’t have all the answers, but I think God’s plan always includes … Continue reading

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August 20 – All Religions Are the Same

John 4:27-42; 1 Chronicles 16:7-43; Zechariah 5 “For all the gods of the peoples are idols, But the Lord made the heavens.” (1 Chronicles 16:26 NKJV) There is an innate desire in all people to find God. Pascal described that … Continue reading

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August 4 – You Have Purpose!

2 Corinthians 4:1 – 5:10; 2 Kings 17; Micah 6   “Therefore we make it our aim, whether present or absent, to be well pleasing to Him.” (2 Corinthians 5:9 NKJV) Throughout this section Paul deals with Christians and the … Continue reading

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March 20 – Some Quick Thoughts on Marriage

Matthew 19:1-15; Numbers 9-10; Ecclesiastes 7 “Haven’t you read,” he replied, “that at the beginning the Creator ‘made them male and female,’ and said, ‘For this reason a man will leave his father and mother and be united to his … Continue reading

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October 2 – When You’re So Important You Can Ignore Others

Isaiah 14-16 Ephesians 5:1-16 “You can be sure of this: No one will have a place in the kingdom of Christ and of God who sins sexually, or does evil things, or is greedy. Anyone who is greedy is serving … Continue reading

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August 25 – What’s Important Is Our Status in Christ

Psalm 119:1-88 1 Corinthians 7:20-40 “You all were bought at a great price, so do not become slaves of people.” (1 Corinthians 7:23 NCV) In the midst of the discussion about marriage, Paul discussed our status in society. Then, he … Continue reading

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August 24 – God Doesn’t Care About Your Past – He’s Guiding Your Future

Psalm 116-118 1 Corinthians 7:1-19 “It is not important if a man is circumcised or not. The important thing is obeying God’s commands.” (1 Corinthians 7:19 NCV) How does God want us to live in light of the soon coming … Continue reading

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July 6 – We Don’t Need a Poll to Know God’s Way

Job 32-33 Acts 14 “Even with these words, they were barely able to keep the crowd from offering sacrifices to them. Then some evil people came from Antioch and Iconium and persuaded the people to turn against Paul. So they … Continue reading

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