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The Beginning of the Gospel of Jesus Christ – Mark 1:1-15

As I thought about what book to study next, I decided upon the gospel of Mark. It’s always important to study the gospels, and one of the things I like about Mark is that it moves so quickly and focuses … Continue reading

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December 24 – Redemption in the Second and Third Chances

Luke 1:57-80; Ezekiel 35-36; Isaiah 59 “So they made signs to his father–what he would have him called. And he asked for a writing tablet, and wrote, saying, ‘His name is John.’ So they all marveled. Immediately his mouth was … Continue reading

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August 18 – More Jesus

John 3:22-36; 1 Chronicles 13-14; Zechariah3 “He must increase, but I must decrease.” (John 3:30 NKJV)  John’s disciples and some of the Jewish leaders got into a dispute about the rules of purification. My guess, based on the wording in … Continue reading

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March 6 – Got Questions for God? John Did Too

Matthew 11:1-19; Leviticus 11; Leviticus 12; Proverbs 24 “For this is he of whom it is written: ‘Behold, I send My messenger before Your face, Who will prepare Your way before You.’ ‘Assuredly, I say to you, among those born … Continue reading

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April 9 – You Can Be An Answer to Prayer

1 Samuel 13-14 Luke 10:1-24 “He said to them, “There are a great many people to harvest, but there are only a few workers. So pray to God, who owns the harvest, that he will send more workers to help … Continue reading

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March 23 – Give In to Temptation or Trust and Obey?

Joshua 13-15 Luke 1:57-80 “The people who heard about them wondered, saying, ‘What will this child be?’ because the Lord was with him. Then Zechariah, John’s father, was filled with the Holy Spirit and prophesied: … ‘Now you, child, will … Continue reading

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February 18 – Disciples and Teachers – Showing and Telling

Leviticus 23-24 Mark 1:1-22 “When Jesus was walking by Lake Galilee, he saw Simon and his brother Andrew throwing a net into the lake because they were fishermen. Jesus said to them, ‘Come follow me, and I will make you … Continue reading

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February 21 – Coming First

Matthew 3; Exodus 24; Proverbs 11 The battle to destroy institutional segregation involved many people. Members of the African-American community focused a lot of their battles on desegregating education because they knew that increasing opportunities for education would open up … Continue reading

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