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August 10 – Street Cred

2 Corinthians 11; 2 Kings 25; Habakkuk 2 Street Cred. In the hip hop community that usually means that the rapper has lived on the streets and probably spent time in jail. Street Cred is important to people in the … Continue reading

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July 7 – Dealing With Criticism

Mark 14:1-31; 1 Kings 8; Hosea 9:17-10:15 You may have heard the joke about the donkey, the boy, and the old man heading into town. At first the boy is riding the donkey and people criticize them because the old … Continue reading

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February 28 – Faith

Matthew 8:1-13; Exodus 39:1-40:38; Proverbs 18 In 1984 he became the youngest chief of pediatric neurosurgery in the country. While working at John Hopkins Hospital, his accomplishments verified his position. He was able to perform the surgery that separated conjoined … Continue reading

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February 2 – Who to Forgive?

Luke 23:26-56; Genesis 42; Psalm 33 In June of 2015 Dylan Roof entered the prayer service at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church. By the time he was finished, he had killed 9 people including the pastor. His hopes were to … Continue reading

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September 15 – Grace to Sustain

Psalm 113; Exodus 23:1-9; Romans 3:1-8 You’ve probably heard about, or at least seen on TV shows, firefighters who are also arsonists. While the causes are many, the major cause used in TV shows is that the firefighter has the … Continue reading

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June 9 – The Prime Directive

Psalm 32; 2 Samuel 13:23-39; James 4:1-7 The Prime Directive guides the Star Trek Universe. As they seek to explore new worlds, one of the life or death rules is that they will not interfere with the development of alien … Continue reading

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October 20 – Testing Day

Revelation 20; Isaiah 7-8; Psalm 110 I have a real problem when people talk about testing God. Usually they talk about “laying out a fleece,” where God will have to answer in a miraculous way, to find the answer to … Continue reading

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November 3 – God Begins Working Early

1 Timothy 5:1-22; Jeremiah 1-2; Psalm 119:145-176 The Bible speaks often of the wisdom of those who have grown older. At the same time, though, the Bible reminds us that relationship with and calling from God is more important than … Continue reading

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February 22 – The Replacements

Matthew 4; Exodus 25-27; Proverbs 12 In 1987 the NFL players went on strike after the second game of the season. The owners scrambled to put together teams of replacement players. They ended up cancelling one game and playing 3 … Continue reading

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