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September 25 – Weak and Useless Rules

Song of Solomon 6-8 Galatians 4 “In the past you did not know God. You were slaves to gods that were not real. But now you know the true God. Really, it is God who knows you. So why do … Continue reading

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July 13 – Living in the Right Time at the Right Place

Psalm 7-9 Acts 18 “During the night, the Lord told Paul in a vision: ‘Don’t be afraid. Continue talking to people and don’t be quiet. I am with you, and no one will hurt you because many of my people … Continue reading

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June 21 – As A Matter of Fact, You Were Responsible

Esther 3-5 Acts 5:22-42 “Peter and the other apostles answered, “We must obey God, not human authority! You killed Jesus by hanging him on a cross. But God, the God of our ancestors, raised Jesus up from the dead!” (Acts … Continue reading

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February 9 – How Much Will You Risk?

Leviticus 6-7 Matthew 25:1-30 “Then the servant who had been given one bag of gold came to the master and said, ‘Master, I knew that you were a hard man. You harvest things you did not plant. You gather crops … Continue reading

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September 19 – Risking Your Reputation

John 19:16-42; 2 Chronicles 30; Psalm 86 Every once in a while I remind my wife of why she prefers to shop alone. We use cash for most purchases, especially at the grocery store. When we get a checker we … Continue reading

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August 3 – Your Reputation Precedes You

2 Corinthians 2:5-3:18; 2 Kings 15-16; Micah 5:2-15 Have you ever looked at someone and thought, “Things just aren’t right?” They have all the credentials for the job, but things don’t seem to click. Something is out of place. A … Continue reading

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May 25 – What’s Your Reputation?

Romans 1:1-15; 1 Samuel 8; Psalm 54 “Where’s the beef?” If the first thing you thought of was a Wendy’s burger, you’ve been influenced by advertising – or “branding” as they call it today. I’m going to give you a … Continue reading

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April 15 – Integrity in Persecution

Acts 5:1-16; Deuteronomy 23-24; Job 15 Throughout history, the church has dealt with persecution. It’s interesting that the persecution, meant to intimidate followers of Christ, often leads to more followers of Christ and church growth. When the Cultural Revolution began … Continue reading

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March 4 – Reputation

Matthew 10:1-25; Leviticus 7-8; Proverbs 22 Word of mouth. According to most people, that’s the best advertising there is. If a friend recommends a movie, a book, or a restaurant, you’re probably more likely to go to that movie, buy … Continue reading

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September 29 – Reputation

3 John 1; Ezra 7-8; Psalm 94 What do people say about you? I don’t mean the people who don’t know you who start gossiping about you behind your back. I mean the people who know you well. The people … Continue reading

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