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September 13 – How Will People Know That You Follow Christ?

Proverbs 16-18 2 Corinthians 6 “We show we are servants of God by our pure lives, our understanding, patience, and kindness, by the Holy Spirit, by true love, by speaking the truth, and by God’s power. We use our right … Continue reading

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August 15 – Finding Strength and Fellowship in the Church

Psalm 91-93 Romans 15:1-13 “May the patience and encouragement that come from God allow you to live in harmony with each other the way Christ Jesus wants. Then you will all be joined together, and you will give glory to … Continue reading

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December 20 – All Dressed Up And….

Colossians 2:20-3:17; Ezekiel 29-30; Isaiah 55 I have a friend, R. R. Virdi, who’s an author. He’s written some great books. Unfortunately, writing great books doesn’t always earn enough to make a living, so he’s looking for ways to make … Continue reading

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November 25 – God is Patient and We are to be Holy

2 Peter 3; Jeremiah 45-46; Psalm 141 Patience is a virtue, or a super power, some people say. Either way, it’s not something I possess in abundance. I don’t pray for patience either. The last time I prayed for patience, … Continue reading

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October 26 – I’d Rather Be Able to Pay Them Back…

1 Thessalonians 5; Isaiah 23-24; Psalm 116 I’m generally an easy-going person. I don’t hold grudges. I forgive pretty easily. But then I get behind the wheel of the car. Can you guess the rest of the story? I get … Continue reading

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October 3 – When God Answers Prayers Wrong

Psalm 3; Habakkuk 1:5-17; James 1:2-11 There is a saying among experienced Christians: don’t ask God for patience. The reason for that is that when we ask for patience, God doesn’t open our minds and pour a couple of ounces … Continue reading

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April 19 – Bad Times

Acts 7:23-8:1a; Deuteronomy 31-32; Job 19 Ever had one of those days when nothing seemed to go right? You didn’t have enough sleep the night before, you’re running late to work, you take the shortcut only to find out that … Continue reading

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October 15 – Vindication Will Come! but when?

Revelation 15; Esther 6:14-8:17; Psalm 107:1-22 The time for the banquet arrived and Haman’s plot was exposed. He pleaded for his life, but then fell across Queen Esther on the couch. The solution of King Ahasuerus was that Haman must … Continue reading

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August 26 – No Where Else To Go

John 6:60-71; 1 Chronicles 25-26; Zechariah 11 Jesus spoke some difficult words to those following Him. The crowds couldn’t understand and most left.  “Then Jesus said to the twelve, ‘Do you also want to go away?’ But Simon Peter answered Him, ‘Lord, … Continue reading

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May 29 – Impatience

Romans 4; 1 Samuel 13; Psalm 58 Samuel was running a little late and Saul was getting nervous. The Philistines were gathering and might attack at any moment. Saul waited for Samuel to show and present the offering. Seven days … Continue reading

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