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November 30 – Finding Hope in God in the Midst of Utter Desolation

Galatians 4:21-31; Lamentations 3-4; Psalm 146 “This I recall to my mind, Therefore I have hope. Through the Lord’s mercies we are not consumed, Because His compassions fail not. They are new every morning; Great is Your faithfulness. ‘The Lord … Continue reading

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June 18 – “Who Ya Gonna Call?”

Mark 4:1-20; 2 Samuel 9; 2 Samuel 10; Daniel 5 You’ve probably heard someone say it if something strange happened: “Who ya gonna call? Ghostbusters!” Ok, I probably have to apologize for doing that right now because some of you … Continue reading

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May 30 – God’s Great Love

Romans 5; 1 Samuel 14; Psalm 59 Marriages among royalty in ancient times were often more political than romantic. Wives were, in essence, political pawns used to cement alliances and keep the peace. Nebuchadnezzar II of Babylon had married Amytis … Continue reading

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October 26 – They Should Know Better

Psalm 84:8-12; Daniel 5:13-31; Matthew 21:28-32 My pastor began his ministry at our church by talking about the past. One of his remarks was that if there were issues in the past, it was time to build a bridge and … Continue reading

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October 4 – Poverty

Revelation 4; Nehemiah 5:1-7:4; Psalm 99 The Jews in exile, while they were mostly allowed to live freely, were still under the rule of foreigners. Many were slaves whose families had been captured during Nebuchadnezzar’s conquering of Judah. One of … Continue reading

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June 16 – Dangerous Faith

oops… a day behind again… sorry Mark 3:1-19; 2 Samuel 6; Daniel 3 We live in a time when it seems like the greatest virtue is the ability to “go along to get along.” To succeed in society today, we … Continue reading

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June 16 – Consequences

Everyone knows the story of Hananiah, Mishael, and Azariah. They were three young men who were taken captive along with Daniel and stayed faithful to God just like Daniel. For some reason, everyone remembers their pagan names of Shadrach, Meshach, … Continue reading

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June 17 – Tradition!

Mark 3:20-35; 2 Samuel 7-8; Daniel 4 “That’s the way I’ve always done things.” People who live by those words miss out on some amazing chances to grow and improve. We are so bound by tradition that we can’t seem … Continue reading

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June 15 – On Politics

Mark 2; 2 Samuel 4-5; Daniel 2:24-49 “I’ve got this under control.” How often do we say things like this, or at least think it? No matter what our situation might be we like to think that we are the … Continue reading

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