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Dinner Parties, Legalism, and Politics – Mark 8:1-21

After Jesus fed the four thousand people, they took their boat across the lake and ran into some Pharisees who confronted Jesus and asked for a sign. Jesus rebuked them, and then got out of town with His disciples. On … Continue reading

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July 12 – Totally Called

1 Corinthians 1:1-17; 1 Kings 12:32-33; 1 Kings 13; Joel 1 “Paul, called to be an apostle of Jesus Christ through the will of God, and Sosthenes our brother, To the church of God which is at Corinth, to those … Continue reading

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July 18 – There Are No Safety Features When You Live by Faith

Psalm 20-22 Acts 21:1-17 “When we all heard this, we and the people there begged Paul not to go to Jerusalem. But he said, ‘Why are you crying and making me so sad? I am not only ready to be … Continue reading

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July 17 – What Do You Expect When Doing God’s Will?

Psalm 18-19 Acts 20:17-38 “But now I must obey the Holy Spirit and go to Jerusalem. I don’t know what will happen to me there. I know only that in every city the Holy Spirit tells me that troubles and … Continue reading

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October 1 – What Ya Got?

Revelation 1; Nehemiah 1-2; Psalm 96 You couldn’t miss the ads. Sometimes it was a famous person with a milk mustache, at other times it was someone unknown, but they all asked a simple question: “Got Milk?” Then you would … Continue reading

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April 21 – Be Strong and Courageous

Acts 8:26-40; Joshua 1-2; Job 21 I always laugh when people talk about my “religion being a crutch.” They imply that following God is for the weak minded who can’t think on their own. Have you ever run into someone … Continue reading

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May 1 – The Ecstasy and the Agony

Acts 14; Joshua 22; Job 31 The message preached by Paul and Barnabas was powerful. Then it happened. Paul saw a man that needed healing and had the faith to be healed. Paul called him out and the man who … Continue reading

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May 8 – Staying Strong

Acts 18; Judges 9; Job 38 Whenever you have a strong belief or opinion that you share with others you will always run into those who would doubt you. Sometimes the opposition gets physical, at other times its verbal. However … Continue reading

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