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August 12 – Thoughts About the God of Love and Peace

2 Corinthians 13; 1 Chronicles 3-4; Zephaniah 1 The gospel has been misinterpreted and abused throughout history. Paul talked about those who would make the gospel a source of wealth in his letter to the Philippians. It’s been used to … Continue reading

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August 5 – Soul Food

Psalm 33:12-22; Ecclesiastes 6:1-6; Acts 7:1-8 You’ve probably heard the old saying, “A horse! A horse! My Kingdom for a horse!” as supposedly shouted by Richard III in Shakespeare’s play. It was a play on the old proverb: For want … Continue reading

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December 16 – Born to Die

Philippians 3; Ezekiel 23; Isaiah 51 How can anyone resist the scene of a little child born among the animals because there was no other room for him? The irony of wise men and shepherds worshiping a babe in the … Continue reading

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December 15 – Being the Light

Philippians 2:12-30; Ezekiel 21-22; Isaiah 50 If there is a specific company or person that you want to work for, it would be foolish to start a blog dedicated to complaints about that company or person. If you had a … Continue reading

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December 13 – Granted to Suffer

Philippians 1:12-30; Ezekiel 19; Isaiah 48 The “vicar of Baghdad” has related the story of four Christian children, all under the age of 15, who were faced with a choice. They could either convert to Islam or be killed. Their … Continue reading

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December 12 – God Keeps Working

Philippians 1:1-11; Ezekiel 18; Isaiah 47 Ever get so tired that you want to give up? Maybe it was at a job that wearied you. Maybe it involved a family situation that was troubling. Maybe it was after a great … Continue reading

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December 12 – Supportive Prayer

Philippians 1:1-11; Ezekiel 18; Isaiah 47 As I write this, my family has a small crisis. It’s a kind that most families go through so I won’t go into the details, but it’s important to us right now. In the … Continue reading

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