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October 8 – If You’ve Got the Power….

Revelation 8; Nehemiah 11; Psalm 103 “The Lord executes righteousness And justice for all who are oppressed.” (Psalm 103:6 NKJV)  The idea that God will execute righteousness and justice for the oppressed should either give you comfort, or it should … Continue reading

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September 8 – Choosing the Right Reaction

John 12:27-50; 2 Chronicles 16-17; Psalm 78:1-20 And at that time Hanani the seer came to Asa king of Judah, and said to him: “Because you have relied on the king of Syria, and have not relied on the Lord … Continue reading

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March 29 – Taking Care of the Heavy Stuff

Matthew 23:13-39; Numbers 23:27-24:25; Song of Solomon 5:2-6:3 “Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you pay tithe of mint and anise and cummin, and have neglected the weightier matters of the law: justice and mercy and faith. These … 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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March 9 – Beauty Tips for Life

Matthew 12:22-50; Leviticus 15-16; Proverbs 27 Mirrors are great. I can’t imagine shaving without being in front of a mirror. I use a mirror when I comb my hair, usually. Yes, I do comb my hair. My wife uses a … Continue reading

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September 24 – Build Relationships

Psalm 146; Proverbs 28:11-28; Luke 9:43b-48 It is interesting that the passages this week focused on caring for the poor, and looking out for the oppressed. It has been a difficult week for those who are truly seeking justice for … Continue reading

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August 11 – Rock the Boat

Psalm 82; Joshua 7:1 10-26; Hebrews 10:26-31 At one time in this world there was a doctrine known as “The Divine Right of Kings.” Those who adhered to this view believed that kings answered to no one since their rule … Continue reading

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January 6 – Epiphany

Isaiah 60:1-6 (Nations come to the light); Psalm 72:1-7 10-14 (All shall bow down); Ephesians 3:1-12 (The gospel’s promise for all); Matthew 2:1-12 (Christ revealed to the nations) Today we celebrate Epiphany. I’ll be honest…as a Baptist I had heard … 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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December 29 – Jubilee!

Luke 4:1-30; Ezekiel 44-45; Isaiah 64 Jesus probably wouldn’t have been a very popular preacher in today’s world. He wouldn’t have been able to get a television ministry. He wouldn’t last long on radio. He might have been able to … Continue reading

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