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September 18 – There Is No “New and Improved” Gospel Message

Proverbs 30-31 2 Corinthians 11:1-15 “Such men are not true apostles but are workers who lie. They change themselves to look like apostles of Christ. This does not surprise us. Even Satan changes himself to look like an angel of … Continue reading

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August 27 – Worth More Than Gold

Psalm 120-122 1 Corinthians 9 “So what reward do I get? This is my reward: that when I tell the Good News I can offer it freely. I do not use my full rights in my work of preaching the … Continue reading

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April 30 – Giving: Attitude Beats Amount

1 Kings 8-9 Luke 21:1-19 “As Jesus looked up, he saw some rich people putting their gifts into the Temple money box. Then he saw a poor widow putting two small copper coins into the box. He said, ‘I tell … Continue reading

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February 23 – Sow What?

Numbers 5-6 Mark 4:1-20 “Others are like the seed planted in the good ground. They hear the teaching and accept it. Then they grow and produce fruit—sometimes thirty times more, sometimes sixty times more, and sometimes a hundred times more.” … Continue reading

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January 17 – “Is It Right To Heal On The Sabbath?”

Genesis 41-42 Matthew 12:1-23 “Jesus left there and went into their synagogue, where there was a man with a crippled hand. They were looking for a reason to accuse Jesus, so they asked him, ‘Is it right to heal on … Continue reading

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December 16 – Trash or Treasure?

Philippians 3; Ezekiel 23; Isaiah 51 It’s that time of year where if you haven’t seen any version of “A Christmas Carol,” you just might not be watching TV. According to a meme that’s making the rounds this year, A … Continue reading

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November 4 – Just a Little Bit More

1 Timothy 5:23-6:21; Jeremiah 3-4; Psalm 120 You may remember the TV show “Cheers.” If so, you should remember all the character’s names, well, at least the main ones. You don’t? Theme song’s wrong again. In one of the episodes, … Continue reading

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April 20 – Money Can’t Buy….

Acts 8:1b-25; Deuteronomy 33-34; Job 20 What do people value? If you google the phrase “Money can’t buy happiness” and look at the images, you’ll discover what money can buy that’s pretty much the same things as happiness, or what … Continue reading

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March 18 – Enjoying Wealth

Matthew 18:1-20; Numbers 5-6; Ecclesiastes 5 The Chelsea Hotel in New York has been a hangout for artists for centuries. Mark Twain once lived there, as did Janis Joplin. At times, artists were allowed to pay the rent with their … Continue reading

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March 1 – Ministry Costs

Matthew 8:14-34; Leviticus 1-2; Proverbs 19 Mother Teresa became convinced at the age of 12 that she was called to religious life. She left her home in Macedonia at the age of 18 and joined a convent in Ireland, never … Continue reading

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