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July 21 – Don’t Find Yourself, Find God’s Desire

Psalm 29-30 Acts 23:1-15 “The next night the Lord came and stood by Paul. He said, ‘Be brave! You have told people in Jerusalem about me. You must do the same in Rome.’” (Acts 23:11 NCV) You have to give … Continue reading

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July 18 – There Are No Safety Features When You Live by Faith

Psalm 20-22 Acts 21:1-17 “When we all heard this, we and the people there begged Paul not to go to Jerusalem. But he said, ‘Why are you crying and making me so sad? I am not only ready to be … Continue reading

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July 8 – It Doesn’t Matter Who’s Right

Job 36-37 Acts 15:22-41 “Paul and Barnabas had such a serious argument about this that they separated and went different ways. Barnabas took Mark and sailed to Cyprus, but Paul chose Silas and left. The believers in Antioch put Paul … Continue reading

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June 13 – God’s Work in Restoring Relationships

Ezra 6-8 John 21 “A third time he said, ‘Simon son of John, do you love me?’ Peter was hurt because Jesus asked him the third time, ‘Do you love me?’ Peter said, ‘Lord, you know everything; you know that … Continue reading

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May 19 – The Food That Brings Eternal Life

1 Chronicles 7-9 John 6:22-44 “Jesus answered, ‘I tell you the truth, you aren’t looking for me because you saw me do miracles. You are looking for me because you ate the bread and were satisfied. Don’t work for the … Continue reading

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March 28 – Becoming a Citizen of the Kingdom of God

Judges 4-6 Luke 4:31-44 “At daybreak, Jesus went to a lonely place, but the people looked for him. When they found him, they tried to keep him from leaving. But Jesus said to them, ‘I must preach about God’s kingdom … Continue reading

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January 14 – When You Get Arrested…

Genesis 33-35 Matthew 10:1-20 “When you are arrested, don’t worry about what to say or how to say it. At that time you will be given the things to say. It will not really be you speaking but the Spirit … Continue reading

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December 8 – Dealing With Anger and Bitterness

Ephesians 4:17-32; Ezekiel 12-13; Isaiah 43 You’ve probably seen one of those commercials where someone is foaming at the mouth upset about something that seems trivial. Then, a friend recognizes their anger and hands them a certain brand of candy … Continue reading

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December 30 – The Mission

I realized that I hadn’t posted this yesterday. We began the day with internet problems and then had another interruption in the normal day. Picture at the bottom of the page. Luke 4:31-44; Ezekiel 46-47; Isaiah 65 Actors often have … Continue reading

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May 11 – The Mission

Acts 20:1-16; Judges 13; Job 41 Paul knew that the time for this missionary journey was over. He had traveled to many cities. He had spent two years in Ephesus. As he got ready to head back to Jerusalem, the … Continue reading

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