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October 14 – Whose Message Is it Anyway?

Isaiah 43-44 1 Thessalonians 2 “Also, we always thank God because when you heard his message from us, you accepted it as the word of God, not the words of humans. And it really is God’s message which works in … Continue reading

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August 19 – The Contrast Between Godly Wisdom and Human Wisdom

Psalm 103-104 1 Corinthians 2 “My teaching and preaching were not with words of human wisdom that persuade people but with proof of the power that the Spirit gives. This was so that your faith would be in God’s power … Continue reading

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April 6 – “I’m Dying To Be Shown That You Are Not Just Any Man”

1 Samuel 4-6 Luke 9:1-17 “Herod said, ‘I cut off John’s head, so who is this man I hear such things about?’ And Herod kept trying to see Jesus.” (Luke 9:9) Herod Antipas was THE man in Galilee. He was … Continue reading

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March 12 – It Was The Best of Times; It Was the End of Times

Deuteronomy 16-18 Mark 13:1-20 “But before these things happen, the Good News must be told to all people.” (Mark 13:10) The end times has fascinated people even before Jesus came on the scene. Many of the Old Testament prophets talked … Continue reading

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April 29 – Humble Beginnings

Acts 13:1-25; Joshua 18-19; Job 29 It was in the mid 1970’s that a young Steve Jobs showed up at that electronics store asking for credit to buy the parts to assemble what became known as the Apple 1 computer. … Continue reading

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December 10 – Beyond Our Abilities

Isaiah 12:2-6; Amos 6:1-8; 2 Corinthians 8:1-15 Everyone wants the Church to be involved with helping people. Christians often realize that they and their church should do more. Non-Christians use lack of ministry as reasons to attack the Church. Everyone … Continue reading

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November 15 – Living in Grace

Psalm 141; Ezekiel 39:21—40:4; 1 Corinthians 10:23—11:1 One of the issues with a faith that is based on grace rather than laws is that you can make a case for doing just about anything you want. The phrase that you … Continue reading

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November 3 – Grace for All

Psalm 17:1-9; Deuteronomy 25:5-10; Acts 22:22—23:11 You’ve probably heard the old saying, “Those of you who think you’re always right are annoying to those of us who are.” Even though it’s usually said in jest, there is a great burden … Continue reading

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October 27 – Poverty and Wealth

2 Thessalonians 1; Isaiah 25-26; Psalm 117 There is this ridiculous concept floating around in “spiritual” circles that God assigns financial wealth to people of high spiritual quality. Just as ridiculous is the idea that people living in poverty have … Continue reading

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January 24 – Dependency

Luke 18:18-43; Genesis 31; Psalm 24 I tend to be demanding at times. I want things my own way. I expect others to change their ways to do things my way. It may seem like independent thinking, but I’m actually … Continue reading

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