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June 30 – Paying Our Real Debt to Society

Job 17-19 Acts 10:1-23 “Cornelius stared at the angel. He became afraid and said, ‘What do you want, Lord?’ The angel said, ‘God has heard your prayers. He has seen that you give to the poor, and he remembers you. … Continue reading

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May 4 – “As The Prophecy Foretold…”

1 Kings 16-18 Luke 22:47-71 “Then the Lord turned and looked straight at Peter. And Peter remembered what the Lord had said: ‘Before the rooster crows this day, you will say three times that you don’t know me.’” (Luke 22:61 … Continue reading

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April 23 – Proclaiming the Kingdom of God

2 Samuel 16-18 Luke 17:20-37 “Some of the Pharisees asked Jesus, ‘When will the kingdom of God come?’ Jesus answered, ‘God’s kingdom is coming, but not in a way that you will be able to see with your eyes. People … Continue reading

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April 18 – Gaining Focus in the Middle of a Carnival

2 Samuel 3-5 Luke 14:25-35 “If anyone comes to me but loves his father, mother, wife, children, brothers, or sisters—or even life—more than me, he cannot be my follower.” (Luke 14:26 NCV) Jesus became a Judean rock star. People gathered … Continue reading

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March 14 – Whatever It Takes

Deuteronomy 22-24 Mark 14:1-26 “Jesus sent two of his followers and said to them, ‘Go into the city and a man carrying a jar of water will meet you. Follow him. When he goes into a house, tell the owner … Continue reading

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January 22 – Stepping Out To Do The Impossible

Exodus 4-6 Matthew 14:22-36 “Peter said, ‘Lord, if it is really you, then command me to come to you on the water.’ Jesus said, ‘Come.’ And Peter left the boat and walked on the water to Jesus. But when Peter … Continue reading

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January 21 – About That Alone Time

Exodus 1-3 Matthew 14:1-21 “When Jesus heard what had happened to John, he left in a boat and went to a lonely place by himself. But the crowds heard about it and followed him on foot from the towns. When … Continue reading

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January 16 – When That Crisis of Faith Comes

Genesis 39-40 Matthew 11 “John the Baptist was in prison, but he heard about what the Christ was doing. So John sent some of his followers to Jesus. They asked him, ‘Are you the One who is to come, or … Continue reading

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January 13 – Loving the Oppressed, and the Oppressor

(Caught up by this afternoon!)  Genesis 31-32 Matthew 9:18-38 “When he saw the crowds, he felt sorry for them because they were hurting and helpless, like sheep without a shepherd.” (Matthew 9:36 NCV) Wherever Jesus went, He preached the good … Continue reading

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December 26 – They Grow Up Too Fast!

Luke 2:21-52; Ezekiel 38-39; Isaiah 61 This isn’t a scientific observation, of course, but I believe that the words uttered most in this past week as family and friends gathered to celebrate Christmas were something like “They grow up so … Continue reading

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