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September 7 – Dealing With the Many Faces of Poverty

John 12:1-26; 2 Chronicles 14-15; Psalm 77 “For the poor you have with you always, but Me you do not have always.” (John 12:8 NKJV)  Things were a little tense at the household of Mary, Martha, and Lazarus. It was … Continue reading

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May 29 – It Was (Figuratively) the Best of Times, It Was (Literally) the Worst of Times

2 Chronicles 7-9 John 11:1-29 “Jesus said, ‘Your brother will rise and live again.’ Martha answered, ‘I know that he will rise and live again in the resurrection on the last day.’” (John 11:23-24 NCV) Sometimes, Jesus is easy to … Continue reading

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September 6 – The Needs of the Many….

John 11:28-57; 2 Chronicles 12-13; Psalm 76 In the movie “Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan” the Enterprise comes under attack from an old adversary. While Captain Kirk and the crew of the Enterprise ultimately prevail, the climactic scene … Continue reading

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September 5 – “It Is Not Necessary For Me to Live”

John 11:1-27; 2 Chronicles 10-11; Psalm 75 A friend recently posted this from the devotional book that she’s using: Streams in the Desert. When a Roman soldier was told by his guide that if he insisted on taking a certain … Continue reading

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September 5 – Resurrection

John 11:1-27; 2 Chronicles 10-11; Psalm 75 While funerals are sad for many people one of the good things about a funeral is that it brings family together from all over the country; maybe even the world. Everyone gathers to … Continue reading

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