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September 3 – Are You a Thief?

John 10:1-21; 2 Chronicles 8; Psalm 73 People seem to want everything for free. Sometimes, they turn to illegal measures to get free stuff. If you do a search for “electricity theft” on the internet, you’ll find how to catch … Continue reading

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July 20 – Focus

1 Corinthians 7:25-40; 1 Kings 21; Amos 5 We love distractions. Sometimes they help get our minds off of our problems. Executives measure their value to a company by the size and location of their offices – the bigger the … Continue reading

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July 19 – Mutual Respect

1 Corinthians 7:1-24; 1 Kings 20; Amos 4:4-13 If you get married in Scotland, there is a tradition that’s designed to make sure that the husband and the wife will endure just about anything. The prospective bride and groom are … Continue reading

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July 18 – As You Were….

1 Corinthians 6; 1 Kings 19; Amos 3:3-4:3 The Sexual Revolution began in the 1960’s. Attitudes changed so that Christian values relating to sexuality and marriage gave way to more permissive attitudes. Fears of the consequences that came from a … Continue reading

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May 15 – Life is in the Details

Acts 22:30-23:22; Judges 19; Psalm 44 Marriage seems like such a simple proposition. You promise to take each other for better or worse – but you know that worse isn’t going to happen. You promise to take each other in … Continue reading

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March 20 – Loopholes

Matthew 19:1-15; Numbers 9-10; Ecclesiastes 7 Michael Larson was an unemployed ice cream truck driver. He had nothing better to do than to watch TV. So, he did that. He enjoyed a game show called “Press Your Luck.” While he … Continue reading

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March 13 – Noble Wives

Matthew 14:22-36; Leviticus 22-23; Proverbs 31 A friend of mine recently posted a picture of his wife. He talked about all she did to serve her family and her church. The picture was taken at the end of a long, … Continue reading

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January 21 – Thinking About Money

Luke 16; Genesis 27:46-28:22; Psalm 21 When it comes to building or repairing things, I am the last person to call for help. The Christmas before I got married, my family gave me a set of screwdrivers because they knew … Continue reading

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December 2 – Greater than Jonah…

Psalm 90; Isaiah 1:24-31; Luke 11:29-32 Perhaps the greatest sign of the apocalypse will be normalcy. It’s interesting to hear people react to some of the things that Jesus said. One of my favorites is when they talk about the … Continue reading

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January 3 – Moving To God

Second Sunday after Christmas Day, January 3 Jeremiah 31:7-14 (Joy as God’s scattered flock gathers); Psalm 147:12-20 (Praising God in Zion); Ephesians 1:3-14 (The will of God made known in Christ); John 1:[1-9] 10-18 (God with us) A good relationship … Continue reading

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