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August 30 – Who’s Your Daddy?

John 8:21-47; 2 Chronicles 2:17-5:1; Malachi 1:1-2:9 “Jesus said to them, ‘If God were your Father, you would love Me, for I proceeded forth and came from God; nor have I come of Myself, but He sent Me.’” (John 8:42 … Continue reading

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August 14 – Tearing Down the Sin Barrier

John 1:19-34; 1 Chronicles 7-8; Zephaniah 3 “The next day John saw Jesus coming toward him, and said, ‘Behold! The Lamb of God who takes away the sin of the world!’” (John 1:29 NKJV)  The religious leaders had been grilling … Continue reading

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November 30 – In It For The Money

Ezekiel 37-39 2 Peter 2 “Those false teachers only want your money, so they will use you by telling you lies. Their judgment spoken against them long ago is still coming, and their ruin is certain.” (2 Peter 2:3 NCV) … Continue reading

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July 10 – Benjamins or Not, It’s All About God

Job 41-42 Acts 16:22-40 “The police told the Roman officers what Paul said. When the officers heard that Paul and Silas were Roman citizens, they were afraid. So they came and told Paul and Silas they were sorry and took … Continue reading

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June 9 – Looking For Truth in The Only Right Place

2 Chronicles 32-33 John 18:19-40 “Pilate said, ‘So you are a king!’ Jesus answered, ‘You are the one saying I am a king. This is why I was born and came into the world: to tell people the truth. And … Continue reading

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May 26 – There Are None So Blind As Those Who Think They See

1 Chronicles 28-29 John 9:24-41 “Some of the Pharisees who were nearby heard Jesus say this and asked, ‘Are you saying we are blind, too?’ Jesus said, ‘If you were blind, you would not be guilty of sin. But since … Continue reading

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May 23 – Don’t Even Pick It Up

1 Chronicles 19-21 John 8:1-27 “Jesus raised up again and asked her, ‘Woman, where are they? Has no one judged you guilty?’ She answered, ‘No one, sir.’ Then Jesus said, ‘I also don’t judge you guilty. You may go now, … Continue reading

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May 6 – When God Doesn’t Meet Our Expectations

1 Kings 21-22 Luke 23:26-56 “When all the people who had gathered there to watch saw what happened, they returned home, beating their chests because they were so sad.” (Luke 23:48 NCV) The crucifixion has so many lessons for us. … Continue reading

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April 3 – You Can’t Make Everybody Happy

Judges 19-21 Luke 7:31-50 “John the Baptist came and did not eat bread or drink wine, and you say, ‘He has a demon in him.’ The Son of Man came eating and drinking, and you say, ‘Look at him! He … Continue reading

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March 26 – Respecting Others and Doing Our Job

Joshua 22-24 Luke 3 “The people asked John, ‘Then what should we do?’ John answered, ‘If you have two shirts, share with the person who does not have one. If you have food, share that also.’” (Luke 3:10-11) John’s message … Continue reading

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