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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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July 21 – Don’t Find Yourself, Find God’s Desire

Psalm 29-30 Acts 23:1-15 “The next night the Lord came and stood by Paul. He said, ‘Be brave! You have told people in Jerusalem about me. You must do the same in Rome.’” (Acts 23:11 NCV) You have to give … Continue reading

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July 1 – From Stupid Questions to Amazing Salvation

Job 20-21 Acts 10:24-48 “While Peter was still saying this, the Holy Spirit came down on all those who were listening. The Jewish believers who came with Peter were amazed that the gift of the Holy Spirit had been given … Continue reading

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October 28 – Christian, Christian, Wherefore Art Thou, Christian

2 Thessalonians 2; Isaiah 27-28; Psalm 118 Teen love can be a terrible thing to watch. Shakespeare showed us that in the classic play of Romeo and Juliet. According to Shakespeare, Juliet was 13 and Romeo was just a bit … Continue reading

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July 28 – Why Do We Do This?

1 Corinthians 14:1-25; 2 Kings 8; Jonah 3 I love the opportunity to visit other countries and share the love of Christ with the people in those countries. What I hate about it is the plane ride. They fit 10 … Continue reading

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December 5 – Christians Die Well

Luke 1:68-79; Malachi 3:13-18; Philippians 1:18b-26 The pictures were horrific. Members of ISIS marched a number of Christians out to their execution ground. One by one they were killed. As they were killed, many of them proclaimed their love for … Continue reading

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October 4 – Uncertainty

Psalm 3; Habakkuk 2:5-11; 1 John 5:1-5 13-21 “Mr. James, the principal would like to talk with you. Can you come down right now, please?” If you think kids get worried about going to the principal’s office, you should see … Continue reading

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November 9 – On the Road Again

Titus 1; Jeremiah 13-14; Psalm 125 The old saying was that “all roads lead to Rome.” During the days of the Roman Empire, as they sought to solidify their rule, they created the roads and pathways they needed to transport … Continue reading

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September 22 – The Call of God

John 21; 2 Chronicles 33; Psalm 89:1-18 When I was young, people talked about trying to find themselves. What they were really searching for is their purpose in life. As I grew older and came to know Jesus I realized … Continue reading

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September 8 – Keep Going

John 12:27-50; 2 Chronicles 16-17; Psalm 78:1-20 There are times at work where you just know that the job is going to get difficult. You dread the day as you see it coming. You dread the moment as it’s about … Continue reading

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