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But First, Be Reconciled

January 15 (Matthew 5:23-24 NIV) “Therefore, if you are offering your gift at the altar and there remember that your brother or sister has something against you, 24. leave your gift there in front of the altar. First go and … Continue reading

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What Are You Saying?

January 14 (Matthew 5:21-22 NIV) 21. “You have heard that it was said to the people long ago, ‘You shall not murder, and anyone who murders will be subject to judgment.’ 22. But I tell you that anyone who is … Continue reading

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Recognizing and Exercising Authority

We often have problems with authority – especially when we aren’t the authority. We don’t want people telling us what to do. We’re independent by nature. Still, when it comes to Jesus, He is the authority. His authority comes from … Continue reading

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December 3 – You Never Do Bad When You Do Good

Galatians 6; Ezekiel 2-3; Psalm 149 “Therefore, as we have opportunity, let us do good to all, especially to those who are of the household of faith.” (Galatians 6:10 NKJV)  When we are in a relationship with Jesus Christ, we … Continue reading

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October 18 – Dealing with Betrayal

Revelation 18; Isaiah 3-4; Psalm 109:1-19 “They have also surrounded me with words of hatred, And fought against me without a cause. In return for my love they are my accusers, But I give myself to prayer. Thus they have … Continue reading

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September 23 – No Matter What, God Forgives

1 John 1; 2 Chronicles 34; Psalm 89:19-37  “If we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us. If we confess our sins, He is faithful and just to forgive us our … Continue reading

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March 21 – The Wrong Question for the Right Reason

Matthew 19:16-30; Numbers 11-12; Ecclesiastes 8 “Just then a man came up to Jesus and asked, ‘Teacher, what good thing must I do to get eternal life?’ … ‘All these I have kept,’ the young man said. ‘What do I … Continue reading

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November 7 – Overcoming Temptation in a World of Sin

Jeremiah 40-42 Hebrews 4 “For our high priest is able to understand our weaknesses. He was tempted in every way that we are, but he did not sin. Let us, then, feel very sure that we can come before God’s … Continue reading

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October 30 – If I’m OK Anyway, Why the Cross?

Jeremiah 20-21 2 Timothy 4 “I give you a command in the presence of God and Christ Jesus, the One who will judge the living and the dead, and by his coming and his kingdom: Preach the Good News. Be … Continue reading

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September 28 – Living as Good Citizens

Isaiah 5-6 Ephesians 1 “I pray also that you will have greater understanding in your heart so you will know the hope to which he has called us and that you will know how rich and glorious are the blessings … Continue reading

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