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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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June 28 – Light or Dark?

Psalm 140; Jeremiah 3:15-18; Ephesians 5:6-20 Perhaps it was the movie “Wall Street” that finally brought things out into the open. All those attitudes and actions that we publicly disavowed but privately engaged in soon began being accepted after that … Continue reading

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March 13 – Nameless, Faceless, Voiceless

Matthew 14:22-36; Leviticus 22-23; Proverbs 31 They lurk in the shadows of society. If they are noticed, it’s usually with disdain because they keep getting help. Silently, most of the time, we look at them and think, “Get a job” … Continue reading

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March 3 – The Power of Touch

Matthew 9:18-38; Leviticus 5-6; Proverbs 21 There is something about the power of touch that is amazing. As I walked into church the other day, I thought people might think it was “cute” to see us still holding hands. Two … Continue reading

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September 19 – A Tale of Two Passovers

John 19:16-42; 2 Chronicles 30; Psalm 86 When Israel and Judah split the dissension became more than a political issue. The Kings of Israel were concerned that if their subjects returned to Jerusalem to worship God they would want to … Continue reading

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March 2 – Mercy

Matthew 9:1-17; Leviticus 3-4; Proverbs 20 In any seminar with a big name speaker there tends to be a time when the major speaker speaks to the group. When the breakout sessions begin, the beginners in the process go one … Continue reading

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