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May 17 – Enjoying the Forest

1 Chronicles 1-3 John 5:25-47 “You carefully study the Scriptures because you think they give you eternal life. They do in fact tell about me, but you refuse to come to me to have that life.” (John 5:39-40 NCV) When … Continue reading

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May 9 – Grace and Truth Changes Everything

2 Kings 7-9 John 1:1-28 “Because he was full of grace and truth, from him we all received one gift after another. The law was given through Moses, but grace and truth came through Jesus Christ.” (John 1:16-17 NCV) Religion … Continue reading

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July 23 – I Can Do Anything!

1 Corinthians 10; 2 Kings 3; Amos 8 I believe that no one likes rules, except for the people who make them, and the people who enforce them. Nowhere is this more apparent than in rules companies have regarding dress … Continue reading

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September 8 – Law and Grace

Psalm 51:1-10; Genesis 6:1-6; 1 Timothy 1:1-11 There is a tension in Christian doctrine between law and grace. Many look at the law and note that since God gave the law, we should follow it. Those who emphasize this law … Continue reading

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June 12 – Grace

2 Samuel 11:26—12:10 13-15; Psalm 32; Galatians 2:15-21; Luke 7:36—8:3 At the end of the service a lady who had been listening intently came to the pastor to ask a question about the sermon. “Are you saying that if you … Continue reading

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May 12 – Following the Spirit

Psalm 104:24-34 35b; Isaiah 32:11-17; Galatians 5:16-25 Laws fill our society. There are laws and regulations that are so complex that lawyers can’t understand them. If you call the IRS office for help in understanding the laws regarding taxes and … Continue reading

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