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June 27 – The Good News Overpowers the Bad News

Job 8-10 Acts 8:26-40 “The officer said to Philip, ‘Please tell me, who is the prophet talking about—himself or someone else?’ Philip began to speak, and starting with this same Scripture, he told the man the Good News about Jesus.” … Continue reading

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June 26 – The Power of God

“Simon saw that the Spirit was given to people when the apostles laid their hands on them. So he offered the apostles money, saying, ‘Give me also this power so that anyone on whom I lay my hands will receive … Continue reading

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May 18 – “Test? Nobody Told Me There Was Going To Be A Test!”

1 Chronicles 4-6 John 6:1-21 “When Jesus looked up and saw a large crowd coming toward him, he said to Philip, ‘Where can we buy enough bread for all these people to eat?’ (Jesus asked Philip this question to test … Continue reading

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May 10 – After 2000 Years, Still The Best Way To Make Disciples

2 Kings 10-12 John 1:29-51 “One of the two men who followed Jesus after they heard John speak about him was Andrew, Simon Peter’s brother. The first thing Andrew did was to find his brother Simon and say to him, … Continue reading

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April 25 – Paradigm Shifts

Acts 10:34-48; Joshua 9-10; Job 25 In AD 312, Constantine was facing a battle for control of the Western Roman Empire. He had a vision of a cross in the sky hearing the words, “In this sign, you shall conquer.” … Continue reading

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April 21 – All Roads

Acts 8:26-40; Joshua 1-2; Job 21 There is an old saying that all roads lead to Rome. The way it’s used today is that there are many ways to get to the same place. In ancient history, though, Rome built … Continue reading

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April 20 – Money Can’t Buy….

Acts 8:1b-25; Deuteronomy 33-34; Job 20 What do people value? If you google the phrase “Money can’t buy happiness” and look at the images, you’ll discover what money can buy that’s pretty much the same things as happiness, or what … Continue reading

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May 30 – Start Right Here

Psalm 5; Jonah 4:1-11; Acts 8:26-40 The movie “The Longest Day” is the story about the Allied invasion of the European mainland at Normandy during World War II. It is said that no matter how good a battle plan you … Continue reading

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September 11 – Exasperation!

John 14:1-14; 2 Chronicles 20:1-21:1; Psalm 78:56-72 Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be one of the disciples? Imagine, sitting at Jesus’ feet and hearing His teaching in person; looking into His eyes and experiencing the … Continue reading

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April 21 – Sharing the Good News

Acts 8:26-40; Joshua 1-2; Job 21 As the church continued under persecution in Jerusalem, Philip went out and proclaimed the gospel. Of course, sometimes that came easy. All Philip had to do in today’s reading was overtake a chariot. He … Continue reading

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