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December 29 – Jesus Defines His Mission

Luke 4:1-30; Ezekiel 44-45; Isaiah 64 “The Spirit of the Lord is upon Me, Because He has anointed Me To preach the gospel to the poor; He has sent Me to heal the brokenhearted, To proclaim liberty to the captives … Continue reading

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December 18 – Beyond the Manger: The Reason for the Season

Colossians 1:1-23; Ezekiel 25-26; Isaiah 53 “He was oppressed and He was afflicted, Yet He opened not His mouth; He was led as a lamb to the slaughter, And as a sheep before its shearers is silent, So He opened … Continue reading

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November 19 – Yes, People Are Talking About You. So What?

1 Peter 2; Jeremiah 33-34; Psalm 135 “For this is the will of God, that by doing good you may put to silence the ignorance of foolish men–as free, yet not using liberty as a cloak for vice, but as … Continue reading

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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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