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July 25 – You Can’t Change The World. (But God Can)

Psalm 37-39 Acts 26 “I began telling people that they should change their hearts and lives and turn to God and do things to show they really had changed. I told this first to those in Damascus, then in Jerusalem, … Continue reading

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February 14 – Above All Else, Guard Your Heart

Leviticus 15-16 Matthew 27:1-26 “Early the next morning, all the leading priests and elders of the people decided that Jesus should die. They tied him, led him away, and turned him over to Pilate, the governor.” (Matthew 27:1-2) Such simple, … Continue reading

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December 9 – Ending an Evil in Our World

Ephesians 5:1-20; Ezekiel 14-15; Isaiah 44 When Hugh Hefner died recently, he was eulogized and lionized by many who applauded his business acumen, or his work that opened up the doors to “sexual freedom.” He turned $8,000 of borrowed money … Continue reading

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February 22 – When Temptation Comes

Matthew 4; Exodus 25-27; Proverbs 12 Temptation rarely shows up saying “Hey, I want you to do something you know is wrong and you’ll regret for the rest of your life.” Usually temptation shows up wooing us into doing something … Continue reading

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February 18 – Family

Hebrews 13; Exodus 18:1-19:25; Proverbs 8 Racism is ugly. It looks at people and judges them solely on the color of their skin or place of origin. Jesus dealt with that to some degree when someone asked of Him, “Can … Continue reading

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February 13 – Gadflies

Hebrews 9:23-10:18; Exodus 9:1-10:29; Proverbs 3 The world needs gadflies. No, not those annoying horsefly types; the world needs the gadflies on society that continually provoke and annoy the authorities so that they consider other points of view. Socrates was … Continue reading

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September 24 – Build Relationships

Psalm 146; Proverbs 28:11-28; Luke 9:43b-48 It is interesting that the passages this week focused on caring for the poor, and looking out for the oppressed. It has been a difficult week for those who are truly seeking justice for … Continue reading

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