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February 28 – Living As A Two-Handed Christian

Numbers 17-19 Mark 6:30-56 “But Jesus answered, ‘You give them something to eat.’ They said to him, ‘We would all have to work a month to earn enough money to buy that much bread!’” (Mark 6:37 NCV) It had been … Continue reading

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September 20 – Doing the Twist

John 20:1-18; 2 Chronicles 31; Psalm 87 I was talking to my pastor about my fiction writing, and he asked me if my stories had a twist. “I always love it when a story has a good twist at the … Continue reading

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January 29 – What Really Matters

Luke 21; Genesis 38; Psalm 29 How many times have you heard the old adage that “There’s no such thing as a stupid question?” Countless times. In the education field we repeat this constantly so our students will not be … Continue reading

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January 10 – Being The Answer

Luke 10:1-20; Genesis 17; Psalm 10 I don’t know what it’s like at your house, but at our house, the dishes have to be done every day. For some reason, they don’t do themselves. I’m going to be honest with … Continue reading

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October 26 – They Should Know Better

Psalm 84:8-12; Daniel 5:13-31; Matthew 21:28-32 My pastor began his ministry at our church by talking about the past. One of his remarks was that if there were issues in the past, it was time to build a bridge and … Continue reading

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October 21 – Telling “Them”

Psalm 84:1-7; Jeremiah 9:1-16; 2 Timothy 3:1-9 There is a story of a pastor who began to be annoyed by one of his parishioners. After every sermon, the farmer would say, “You sure told ‘em, pastor,” as he shook the … Continue reading

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October 9 – Gratitude

2 Kings 5:1-3 7-15c; Psalm 111; 2 Timothy 2:8-15; Luke 17:11-19 The story is told that New Yorkers, during a strike by sanitation workers, would wrap up their garbage like Christmas presents and leave those packages in unlocked cars hoping … Continue reading

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September 5 – Time for Church

Psalm 101; 2 Kings 17:24-41; 1 Timothy 3:14—4:5 The pastor was coming over to comfort the family in a difficult time, so the whole family worked hard on making the house presentable. He came in, they had a good time … Continue reading

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July 15 – I’ll Pray For You

Psalm 15; Genesis 13:1-18; Ephesians 3:14-21 My pastor has encouraged our church members to adopt a new habit. When we go to restaurants and eat, he has suggested that we ask our waiter/waitress if we can pray for them. Now, … Continue reading

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July 11 – Keeping Things Even

Psalm 25:11-20; Job 24:1-8; James 2:1-7 A while back my pastor asked me to take his place in a ministry that he is involved in outside the church. I would share the gospel with some homeless men at a shelter … Continue reading

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