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December 25 – What Can I Say?

Luke 2:1-20; Ezekiel 37; Isaiah 60 This may sound a little crazy, but Christmas is hard on preachers. Most preachers like to be original, a little bit creative even, in their sermons. Meanwhile, people want to hear about the birth … Continue reading

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November 6 – Heavenly Marriage?

Job 19:23-27a; Psalm 17:1-9; 2 Thessalonians 2:1-5 13-17; Luke 20:27-38 Harry and Jeannette de Lange had been married 63 years. Their love continued through difficulties and in later years they were placed in separate living facilities. They were finally able … Continue reading

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September 30 – Standing Strong

Psalm 37:1-9; 2 Kings 19:8-20 35-37; Revelation 2:12-29 It was a little over a month ago that we were given those amazing words “Complete Pathologic Response.” What that means is that after all the chemo and the surgery, there is … Continue reading

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May 5 – In the Face of Persecution

Acts 16:16-40; Judges 4-5; Job 35 It’s interesting what people will put up with from followers of Christ, until we affect their financial status. Paul and his companions were preaching in Philippi. While there, a slave girl, who had an … Continue reading

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December 4 – The Praise Challenge

Ephesians 1; Ezekiel 4-5; Psalm 150 It’s time to get rid of the excuses and delays. Just praise the Lord! How often do we get so caught up in the monotony of daily life that we fail to take time … Continue reading

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April 12 – Repentance and Praising God

Acts 3; Deuteronomy 17-18; Job 12 The story in Acts is familiar. Peter and John are headed for the Temple to pray and a lame man was giving others the chance to show their religious belief by soliciting alms. Peter … Continue reading

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September 7 – Think About It

John 12:1-26; 2 Chronicles 14-15; Psalm 77 When I was young I heard my parents tell me on a few occasions that I should go to my room and think about what I had done. I don’t remember any time … Continue reading

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January 28 – Luke 20:27-47,Genesis 37, and Psalm 28

I sing a lot. When I am teaching I can’t sing out loud, at least most of the time, so I sing to myself, or at least I thought I did. I had some of last year’s students in my … Continue reading

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January 13 – Luke 11:29-54, Genesis 20, and Psalm 13

Have you ever gotten a song stuck in your head and it won’t go away? Have you ever just burst out in spontaneous song? I’ve had those things happen. I hear a song on the radio that starts up just … Continue reading

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