Tag Archives: relationship with Christ

October 23 – Our Behavior Reflects Our Growth in Christ

1 Thessalonians 2:1-16; Isaiah 14-16; Psalm 113 “You are witnesses, and God also, how devoutly and justly and blamelessly we behaved ourselves among you who believe; as you know how we exhorted, and comforted, and charged every one of you, … Continue reading

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October 2 – Love Conquers Stifling Orthodoxy

Revelation 2; Nehemiah 3; Psalm 97 “I know your works, your labor, your patience, and that you cannot bear those who are evil. And you have tested those who say they are apostles and are not, and have found them … Continue reading

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September 1 – What Made the Difference?

John 9:1-23; 2 Chronicles 6; Malachi 2:17-3:18 “And they asked them, saying, ‘Is this your son, who you say was born blind? How then does he now see?’ His parents answered them and said, ‘We know that this is our … Continue reading

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August 3 – Smelly Christians

2 Corinthians 2:5-3:18; 2 Kings 15-16; Micah 5:2-15 “Now thanks be to God who always leads us in triumph in Christ, and through us diffuses the fragrance of His knowledge in every place. For we are to God the fragrance … Continue reading

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November 26 – Every Breath You Take, Every Move You Make

Ezekiel 27-29 1 Peter 3 “Finally, all of you, be like-minded, be sympathetic, love one another, be compassionate and humble. Do not repay evil with evil or insult with insult. On the contrary, repay evil with blessing, because to this … Continue reading

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March 2 – I Thought I Was A Pretty Good Guy…

(Reading for March 1 included because they fixed the bug – Numbers 20-22 Mark 7:1-13) Numbers 23-25 Mark 7:14-37 “And Jesus said, ‘The things that come out of people are the things that make them unclean. All these evil things … Continue reading

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September 13 – Connections

John 15:1-16:4; 2 Chronicles 23; Psalm 80 Were I to take you on a drive around South Texas today, you would see branches piled high and deep across roadways from Corpus Christi all the way up the coast. They are, … 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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January 15 – Being Ready

Luke 12:32-59; Genesis 22; Psalm 15 Thieves are an inconsiderate lot. They come to visit you when you’re not home. They destroy things coming in the house. Then they take party favors that you hadn’t planned on giving out. When … Continue reading

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December 22 – Endure Now for the Future Glory

Psalm 113; Genesis 30:1-24; Romans 8:18-30 The story of the ant and the grasshopper is an interesting story. In the original fable by Aesop, the ant works hard gathering and storing food while the grasshopper refuses to work and plays … Continue reading

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