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November 18 – God’s Grace and Glory

1 Peter 1; Jeremiah 31-32; Psalm 134 It’s perhaps one of the oldest driving jokes there is. The wife, not recognizing where they are as the roads pass by asks the husband, “where are you going?” He replies, “I don’t … Continue reading

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April 18 – Simple Instructions

Acts 7:1-22; Deuteronomy 29-30; Job 18 Back in the dark ages, someone invented a machine called the Video Cassette Recorder (VCR). To use this machine, you would connect it to your TV and put a tape into the machine. If … Continue reading

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February 16 – Something Better

Hebrews 11:23-40; Exodus 15; Proverbs 6:1-7:5 He graduated magna cum laude from Dartmouth College. He was selected for Phi Beta Kappa. He won special honors in zoology, botany, history, and sociology. He was twice selected to be a Rufus Choate … Continue reading

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July 4 – I Did It My Way

Psalm 119:73-80; Jeremiah 6:10-19; Acts 19:21-27 I think most teachers have experienced a situation when a student complained that they didn’t know how to do the work. It might be taking the proper steps to solve a math equation, following … Continue reading

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April 26 – When Disaster Strikes

Psalm 133; 2 Samuel 1:4-27; Acts 11:27-30 Disasters. They happen all over the world. Floods, hurricanes, earthquakes, drought, and famines strike, often without warning, sometimes so slowly that we don’t realize it’s happening until we are in the midst of … Continue reading

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February 5 – The Answer Is …

Hebrews 1; Genesis 45:1-46:27; Psalm 36 My pastor tells the story of a children’s minister who asked the kids if they knew an animal that has four feet, is furry and eats nuts. One of the responses was “It sounds … Continue reading

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December 7 – Gifts

Ephesians 4:1-16; Ezekiel 10-11; Isaiah 42 During the Christmas season we think a lot about gifts. Some of us make lists of things that we want. Sometimes we have a good reason for wanting them; other times, we just want … Continue reading

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July 21 – Nowhere to Hide

If that isn’t strange enough, “And the king of Israel said to Jehoshaphat, ‘I will disguise myself and go into battle; but you put on your robes.’ So the king of Israel disguised himself and went into battle.” (I Kings 22:30) In short, Ahab told Jehoshaphat that even though the prophecy from Jehovah God was bad, they should still go to war AND that he, Ahab, would disguise himself but that Jehoshapat should make himself a target. Jehoshaphat agreed! Continue reading

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July 20 – The Cure

Amos came to Israel and, as is generally true with God’s prophets, thundered not only about the problems of society – he offered God’s cure. “But let justice run down like water, And righteousness like a mighty stream.” (Amos 5:24) Continue reading

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April 10 – It’s a Miracle!

April 10 Acts 2:1-13; Deuteronomy 13-14; Job 10   My pastor has made the point many times that the Old Testament never talks about false prophets. There are the prophets of God and then there are the others. A prophet … Continue reading

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