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November 14 – When God’s Grace Gets All of You

James 2; Jeremiah 23-24; Psalm 130 There is a debate among people who hire others to work for them that can get very interesting. Which is more important in hiring someone to do a job – their academic qualifications or … Continue reading

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November 13 – Do You Really Want All the Joy God Gives?

James 1; Jeremiah 21-22; Psalm 129 One of the fun parts of social media is sharing the joys that friends experience. Recently, one of my friends got married. I shared her joy as she posted about the engagement. Then, they … Continue reading

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April 2 – Ministry is People

Matthew 25: 31-46; Numbers 32-34; Job 2 Boston has a great program that finds a way to bring health care to the people on the street. Boston Health Care for the Homeless, founded in 1985 by Dr. Jim O’Connell, is … Continue reading

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January 23 – A Tale of Two Prayers

Luke 18:1-17; Genesis 29:31-30:43; Psalm 23 You can divide society in many ways. I’ve seen people do that. They want to pit the rich against the poor; skin color against skin color; “my” primary language against “your” primary language; male … Continue reading

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January 18 – Oh Lord, It’s Hard To Be Humble

Luke 14:1-24; Genesis 25; Psalm 18 The story is told about an incident with Booker T Washington not long after he took over the presidency of the Tuskegee Institute. He was walking in a wealthier neighborhood. A lady saw him … Continue reading

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November 15 – Living in Grace

Psalm 141; Ezekiel 39:21—40:4; 1 Corinthians 10:23—11:1 One of the issues with a faith that is based on grace rather than laws is that you can make a case for doing just about anything you want. The phrase that you … Continue reading

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July 26 – It’s All About Me – maybe not

Psalm 55:16-23; Esther 6:1—7:6; Romans 9:30—10:4 Everyone loved Gaston. The men wanted to be Gaston. The women wanted to marry Gaston. He was the village hero. He was the man who led the hunts that provided the food. The problem … Continue reading

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September 22 – My Call From God

John 21; 2 Chronicles 33; Psalm 89:1-18 After the resurrection, Peter and some of the other disciples went fishing. Sometimes when the world turns upside down we seek comfort in doing those things we have always done. During this time, … Continue reading

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January 10 – Others

Luke 10:1-20; Genesis 17; Psalm 10 Restoring relationships is so important in what we do. Jesus had an advance team just to work on that! “After these things the Lord appointed seventy others also, and sent them two by two … Continue reading

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August 23 – Acting on God’s Word

John 5:19-47; 1 Chronicles 20:1-22:1; Zechariah 8 When I was visiting colleges in my senior year in High School I was talking to the person seated in front of me on the plane. He talked about always reading those “dealing … Continue reading

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