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December 6 – When World Views Collide

Daniel 3-4 1 John 5 “This is what God told us: God has given us eternal life, and this life is in his Son. Whoever has the Son has life, but whoever does not have the Son of God does … Continue reading

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December 13 – “But You Don’t Know My Circumstances”

Philippians 1:12-30; Ezekiel 19; Isaiah 48 There were severe complications in his birth. Obstetricians used two pairs of forceps during the birth and one of those pairs ended up severing a nerve and causing partial paralysis of his face. The … Continue reading

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September 14 – Peace and Encouragement

John 16:4-33; 2 Chronicles 24; Psalm 81 Have you ever noticed how much of our music revolves around our troubles? Jimmy cracks corn and no one even cares, because worse things are happening, if you listen to folk songs. We … Continue reading

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March 21 – More Manna? Anything Else?

Matthew 19:16-30; Numbers 11-12; Ecclesiastes 8 Shel Silverstein wrote the lyrics to a song that tells of a man who made it all. He was living what our society would call the good life. He could have whatever he wanted. … Continue reading

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October 16 – God’s Great Love

Revelation 16; Esther 9-10; Psalm 107:23-43 There is an amazing similarity in all three readings today. The Revelation passage tells of God’s judgment being poured out on earth. The people left on earth react to the judgment by cursing God. … Continue reading

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February 5 – The Answer Is …

Hebrews 1; Genesis 45:1-46:27; Psalm 36 My pastor tells the story of a children’s minister who asked the kids if they knew an animal that has four feet, is furry and eats nuts. One of the responses was “It sounds … Continue reading

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October 2 – Heed the Message

Revelation 2; Nehemiah 3; Psalm 97 What are people saying about me? What do the polls say? What kind of reputation do we have? Individuals, politicians and businesses all want to know what people think about them.  We live with … Continue reading

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