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January 19 – Getting Down in the Dirt

Genesis 46-48 Matthew 13:1-30 “And what is the seed that fell among the thorny weeds? That seed is like the person who hears the teaching but lets worries about this life and the temptation of wealth stop that teaching from … Continue reading

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August 15 – Time

John 1:35-51; 1 Chronicles 9; Haggai 1:1-2:23 It’s been said people they could tell you what’s important in your life by looking at your calendar and your checkbook. Times have changed. Many people no longer keep checkbooks. They pay by … Continue reading

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March 5 – Envy

Matthew 10:26-42; Leviticus 9-10; Proverbs 23 Dr. Phil runs into some interesting situations. One situation that I was reading about involved a woman who was envious of another woman because the other woman could eat what she wanted and not … Continue reading

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August 15 – First Things First

John 1:35-51; 1 Chronicles 9; Haggai 1:1-2:23 You probably hear people complain about this often. “I can’t seem to save any money. Everything I make seems to disappear.” At times, there seems to be a futility in life that we … Continue reading

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August 8 – Using Money God’s Way

2 Corinthians 9; 2 Kings 22:1-23:35; Nahum 3 Have you ever noticed how some people use money to keep score? Professional athletes compare their salaries to others at their position. It doesn’t matter that they already make more money than … Continue reading

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July 7 – Priorities

Mark 14:1-31; 1 Kings 8; Hosea 9:17-10:15 Her reputation was questionable. She probably shouldn’t have been able to make it in the door, but perhaps Simon the Leper was a little bit loose in his standards. As a leper Simon … Continue reading

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January 13 – Priorities

Luke 11:29-54; Genesis 20; Psalm 13 We slavishly follow the rules knowing that, somehow, God will love us because we do that. As we follow those rules we ignore others because they might get in the way. Jesus was invited … Continue reading

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August 21 – When God was Homeless

John 4:43-54; 1 Chronicles 17; Zechariah 6 Misplaced priorities always seem to get people in trouble. How often do families in financial crises go out and buy a new car or truck because they want it while their children go … Continue reading

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