Tag Archives: restoration

June 22 – Pray

Mark 6:1-29; 2 Samuel 15; Daniel 9 The movie “”Patton” tells the story of General George C.Patton during World War II. As the war was closing down and troops were attacking German positions, the Germans made one last counter—attack that … Continue reading

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May 11 – What Contract?

Acts 20:1-16; Judges 13; Job 41 Whenever music stars appear in concert there are interesting provisions in the contract. Some require certain types of water. Others require certain kinds of fresh fruit. Perhaps one of the more outrageous contract provisions … Continue reading

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September 14 – Restoration

Psalm 73; Job 40:6-14; 42:1-6; Luke 22:31-33 54-62 There are some athletes who have a big mouth. I’m thinking of the ones who deliberately provoke their opponents so that everything they say is posted on the other team’s bulletin board … Continue reading

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July 3 – Restoration

Isaiah 66:10-14; Psalm 66:1-9; Galatians 6:[1-6] 7-16; Luke 10:1-11, 16-20 I don’t know if it started with “America’s Funniest Videos” but if not, they sure accelerated the trend. We capture everyone’s mistakes on video and make sure that everyone in … Continue reading

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April 28 – Disagreements

Psalm 67; Proverbs 2:1-5; Acts 15:36-41 My pastor once said that if you want to learn about the disputes within a church, check out that church’s constitution. Those bylaws and amendments that make you do a double take – those … Continue reading

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November 10 – Turning

Titus 2; Jeremiah 15-16; Psalm 126 Jeremiah was a prophet with a tough job. His job was to be God’s spokesman to a people that were about to undergo catastrophic loss. Israel was about to be destroyed as a nation, … Continue reading

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May 3 – Disagreements Between Believers

Acts 15:22-41; Judges 1; Job 33 Barnabas means “son of encouragement.” The name was given to him by the apostles because he sold all that he had and gave it to the church to help the poor. When he vouched … Continue reading

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April 15 – Restoration

Acts 5:1-16; Deuteronomy 23-24; Job 15 God cares for people who are in poverty. That seems like an obvious statement because we all do that, right? We pay our taxes that help give money to people in need. In truth, … Continue reading

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April 12 – Bringing Healing

Acts 3; Deuteronomy 17-18; Job 12 He was a beggar. Friends brought him to the Temple to beg – what else could they do? There was no modern medicine to help. He couldn’t work. He had to rely on the … Continue reading

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April 4 – I Am Peter

Matthew 26:26-46; Deuteronomy 1-2; Job 4 How do we betray people? Judas turned Jesus over to the authorities. Peter denied knowing Him. Both betrayed the relationship that Jesus had built up with them. Both the betrayal and the denial were … Continue reading

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