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August 12 – Thoughts About the God of Love and Peace

2 Corinthians 13; 1 Chronicles 3-4; Zephaniah 1 The gospel has been misinterpreted and abused throughout history. Paul talked about those who would make the gospel a source of wealth in his letter to the Philippians. It’s been used to … Continue reading

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July 25 – What Are You Saying?

1 Corinthians 11:17-34; 2 Kings 5; Obadiah 1 T-Shirts make interesting statements. My son was known for some of the most amusing T-shirts, and when people saw shirts they thought would fit in with his collection, they added to it. … Continue reading

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January 5 – Refuge

Luke 7:18-50; Genesis 11; Psalm 5 Have you ever watched a disaster movie? Most of us have seen one, or at least seen the trailers when they advertise on TV. When the disasters might affect children, there is always a … Continue reading

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April 16 – Rejoice!

Acts 5:17-42; Deuteronomy 25-27; Job 16 My sports team won last night. That makes me happy. I looked at the “likes” on my Facebook page and on my latest blog post. I’m feeling good about myself. I think of my … Continue reading

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February 9 – God is Great

Hebrews 6:13-20; Exodus 1:1-2:25; Psalm 40 I have discovered that I have bad days when I am often trying to make sure things go right for me. Those are the days when I act as if I believe the world … Continue reading

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January 28 – Let’s Sing!

Luke 20:27-47; Genesis 37; Psalm 28 As I struggle through life, I find that God is constantly guiding me and protecting me – usually from myself. Even in difficult times, I tend to sing and rejoice and I believe that … Continue reading

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January 20 – Passion for God

Luke 15; Genesis 27:1-45; Psalm 20 I don’t do a lot of celebrating. If I were a football player, I wouldn’t have a special celebration for a touchdown; I’d hand the ball to the ref and say something like “See … Continue reading

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October 26 – Gaining Strength for Today

1 Thessalonians 5; Isaiah 23-24; Psalm 116 Does God really understand what we go through here on earth? Troubles hit us from every side. We endure sickness and pain. We face constant persecution for our faith. (Ok, maybe not us, … Continue reading

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June 8 – Sing Sing Sing!

Romans 13; 1 Samuel 25; Psalm 68 There have been a lot of articles recently about people not singing in church. “The songs are different.” “The music’s different.” “They aren’t leading music, they’re performing.” While these criticisms may or may … Continue reading

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