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May 19 – There’s No Such Thing as “Too Bad”

Acts 26:1-18; Ruth 3-4; Psalm 48 One of the most frustrating things I deal with when talking with people about Jesus is that they try to tell me that they’re “not good enough” to follow Jesus. There are things in … Continue reading

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February 6 – Escape

Hebrews 2; Genesis 46:28-47:31; Psalm 37 The road to escape the confines of poverty is paved with education. When you hear about people who have gotten out of their terrible early life situations, most of the time the story begins … Continue reading

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November 11 – Thanks

Psalm 98; 2 Samuel 21:1-14; 2 Thessalonians 1:3-12 Canada has already done it. The United States will do it soon. I am speaking of course of the holiday of Thanksgiving. In that area, Canada leads the United States by celebrating … Continue reading

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November 3 – Grace for All

Psalm 17:1-9; Deuteronomy 25:5-10; Acts 22:22—23:11 You’ve probably heard the old saying, “Those of you who think you’re always right are annoying to those of us who are.” Even though it’s usually said in jest, there is a great burden … Continue reading

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October 17 – God’s Covenant People

Revelation 17; Isaiah 1-2; Psalm 108 Whenever we read the messages of God to Israel in the Old Testament, it is easy to miss the message God is sending us today. We sit back and shake our heads at the … Continue reading

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October 3 – Wealth

Revelation 3; Nehemiah 4; Psalm 98 Wealth tends to be associated with God’s blessings. When you look at the Old Testament story of Job you see a wealthy man who loses everything. The previous wealth was associated with God’s blessings; … Continue reading

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June 5 – Overwhelmed

Romans 11:1-24; 1 Samuel 20; Psalm 65 How often do we feel overwhelmed at work or at home? Responsibilities pile up and we, in the words of a friend, “feel more like running away as an adult than we ever … Continue reading

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October 22 – About My Church

(Yes, a day late. I’m a day behind right now) 1 Thessalonians 1; Isaiah 11-13; Psalm 112 So much of the New Testament consists of letters written by Paul to churches. What would Paul write about your church? If he … Continue reading

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