Tag Archives: relationship with Jesus

November 13 – Wait For It, Wait For it, Wait For It….

James 1; Jeremiah 21-22; Psalm 129 “My brethren, count it all joy when you fall into various trials, knowing that the testing of your faith produces patience.” (James 1:2-3 NKJV)  There are times when the book of James requires reading … Continue reading

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August 20 – All Religions Are the Same

John 4:27-42; 1 Chronicles 16:7-43; Zechariah 5 “For all the gods of the peoples are idols, But the Lord made the heavens.” (1 Chronicles 16:26 NKJV) There is an innate desire in all people to find God. Pascal described that … Continue reading

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August 30 – Stop Telling People to Follow the Example of Christ

Psalm 129-131 1 Corinthians 11:1-16 “Follow my example, as I follow the example of Christ.” (1 Corinthians 11:1 NCV) In between Paul’s admonitions on Christian freedom and eating meat sacrificed to demons and a teaching on head coverings, Paul includes … Continue reading

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June 6 – Are We In Enough Trouble Yet?

2 Chronicles 25-27 John 16 “I told you these things so that you can have peace in me. In this world you will have trouble, but be brave! I have defeated the world.” (John 16:33 NCV) One of the promises … Continue reading

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April 11 – With Him or Against Him: The Choice is Yours

1 Samuel 17-18 Luke 11:1-28 “Anyone who is not with me is against me, and anyone who does not work with me is working against me.” (Luke 11:23 NCV) “God is God, and I am not.” This passage from Luke … Continue reading

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March 13 – Be Ready!

Deuteronomy 19-21 Mark 13:21-37 “I tell you this, and I say this to everyone: ‘Be ready!’” (Mark 13:37 NCV) When Jesus talked with His disciples about the end of times He mentioned a lot of things that could be happening. … Continue reading

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February 15 – We Can Choose Our Reaction

Leviticus 17-18 Matthew 27:27-50 “But Jesus cried out again in a loud voice and died.” (Matthew 27:50 NCV) He had endured the kangaroo court of the Sanhedrin. He’d been used as a pawn in the struggle between Pilate and the … Continue reading

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January 23 – Yes, But I’m Still Washing My Hands…

Exodus 7-8 Matthew 15:1-20 “But what people say with their mouths comes from the way they think; these are the things that make people unclean. Out of the mind come evil thoughts, murder, adultery, sexual sins, stealing, lying, and speaking … Continue reading

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November 18 – Trials

Psalm 46; Zechariah 11:1-17; 1 Peter 1:3-9 Christian mythology is very interesting at times. One of my “favorite” Christian myths is that once you commit to following Jesus as your Savior, all your troubles will go away. I’m not sure … Continue reading

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October 1 – Transparency

Psalm 37:1-9; Isaiah 7:1-9; Matthew 20:29-34 Time is winding down on the clock and the home team is driving for what could be a winning touchdown. The crowd roars as each play is bringing them closer to the end zone. … Continue reading

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