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September 26 – What If We Loved Each Other Like Jesus Commanded?

Isaiah 1-2 Galatians 5 “The whole law is made complete in this one command: ‘Love your neighbor as you love yourself.’ If you go on hurting each other and tearing each other apart, be careful, or you will completely destroy … Continue reading

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September 13 – How Will People Know That You Follow Christ?

Proverbs 16-18 2 Corinthians 6 “We show we are servants of God by our pure lives, our understanding, patience, and kindness, by the Holy Spirit, by true love, by speaking the truth, and by God’s power. We use our right … Continue reading

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August 18 – What More Could We Want From God?

Psalm 100-102 1 Corinthians 1 “Because of God you are in Christ Jesus, who has become for us wisdom from God. In Christ we are put right with God, and have been made holy, and have been set free from … Continue reading

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August 13 – What Do We Owe Other People?

Psalm 87-88 Romans 13 “Do not owe people anything, except always owe love to each other, because the person who loves others has obeyed all the law.” (Romans 13:8 NCV) Romans 13 begins with a discussion of government. Given the … Continue reading

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October 18 – #MeToo #IBelieveYou and Let’s #ChangeTheWorld

Revelation 18; Isaiah 3-4; Psalm 109:1-19 I can’t think of any job that is more physically and emotionally demanding than that of a firefighter. They run into burning buildings and they run into burning forests. They pull people out of … Continue reading

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February 7 – Rest and Peace

Hebrews 3:1-4:13; Genesis 48; Psalm 38 One of the most tiring things that we humans deal with is conflict. Some people seem to thrive on conflict, but even for them, it’s emotionally draining – win or lose. Our world is … Continue reading

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January 1 – Hope

Luke 5:27-39; Genesis 1:1-2:25; Psalm 1 And so we begin again. A new year. New hope. New anticipation. Many of us will look back on last year, grateful just to have survived the year. It was difficult for many of … Continue reading

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November 18 – Trials

Psalm 46; Zechariah 11:1-17; 1 Peter 1:3-9 Christian mythology is very interesting at times. One of my “favorite” Christian myths is that once you commit to following Jesus as your Savior, all your troubles will go away. I’m not sure … Continue reading

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October 14 – Where Do You Look?

Psalm 121; Genesis 31:43—32:2; 2 Timothy 2:14-26 The older man was walking down the street. As he came to the corner, he noted a little boy searching around the road under the street light. He was concerned about the youngster … Continue reading

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March 23 – Incompetence

Matthew 20:17-34; Numbers 15-16; Ecclesiastes 9:13-10:20 We’ve all seen those types of movies. The good guys are under attack and the leader organizes them. A defensive plan is created. A perimeter is set up. One person messes it all up … Continue reading

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