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October 21 – Religion? We Don’t Need No Steenkin’ Religion!

Revelation 21-22; Isaiah 9-10; Psalm 111 Religion, down through the ages, is the record of man’s attempt to establish a relationship with the Almighty God. Most religions have sought to find a way to appease their god, or gods, having … Continue reading

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October 9 – Amazing Reactions

Revelation 9; Nehemiah 12; Psalm 104:1-23 One of the character tropes that stories like to use tells of a character who’s a plain, ordinary, everyday person who’s plodding through life until that one day when something sets him on the … Continue reading

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September 30 – Finding Joy

Jude 1; Ezra 9-10; Psalm 95 A friend of mine recently talked about her child who had given a rundown on all the bad news in the area where she lived.  She decided that she needed to stop watching the … Continue reading

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June 26 – Signs

(Note: I didn’t realize I hadn’t posted this yesterday. Sorry.) Mark 8:1-21; 2 Samuel 19; Daniel 12 There was tension in the ministry of Jesus. He came to proclaim the kingdom of God. He announced the presence of God in … Continue reading

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June 23 – Hungry to Experience God

Mark 6:30-56; 2 Samuel 16; Daniel 10:1-21 Jesus had sent the disciples out to minister. They had healed and they had proclaimed the kingdom of God; now they were back to give a report. Then Jesus tried to teach them … Continue reading

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June 20 – Worship Lesson

Mark 5:1-20; 2 Samuel 13; Daniel 7 Most Christians do it on Sundays as we gather together in church; some do it on Saturdays. It is an amazing experience when the Holy Spirit takes hold and we experience the presence … Continue reading

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June 12 – Peace in Our Time

Romans 16; 2 Samuel 1; Psalm 72 What is peace? Everyone seems to value peace. Jesus said, “Blessed are the peacemakers…” We recognize the importance of peace and so many people seek the avoidance of conflict at all costs under … Continue reading

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April 24 – Ready to Listen

Acts 10:1-33; Joshua 7-8; Job 24 Many years ago when I was pasturing I had a late lunch at a restaurant. The manager yawned as he took my money and apologized with the explanation that he always got tired after … Continue reading

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