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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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January 25 – Taking Another Look at Success

Luke 19:1-27; Genesis 32; Genesis 33; Psalm 25 “And Jesus said to him, ‘Today salvation has come to this house, because he also is a son of Abraham; for the Son of Man has come to seek and to save … Continue reading

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January 24 – When There’s Something Missing

Luke 18:18-43; Genesis 31; Psalm 24 “Now a certain ruler asked Him, saying, ‘Good Teacher, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?’” (Luke 18:18 NKJV) If you read the rest of this conversation between Jesus and this ruler, the … Continue reading

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April 26 – All You Really Need Is (A Changed) Heart

2 Samuel 23-24 Luke 19:1-27 “But Zacchaeus stood and said to the Lord, ‘I will give half of my possessions to the poor. And if I have cheated anyone, I will pay back four times more.’” (Luke 19:8 NCV) There … Continue reading

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April 25 – We Use God’s Blessings to Bless Others

2 Samuel 21-22 Luke 18:24-43 “When the people heard this, they asked, ‘Then who can be saved?’ Jesus answered, ‘The things impossible for people are possible for God.’” (Luke 18: 26-27 NCV) Jesus’s reaction to the rich young ruler startled … Continue reading

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April 24 – When You Follow the Checklist and it Ain’t Enough

2 Samuel 19-20 Luke 18:1-23 “When Jesus heard this, he said to him, ‘There is still one more thing you need to do. Sell everything you have and give it to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven. … Continue reading

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November 16 – Are You Thinking About Stuffing or De-Stuffing?

James 4; Jeremiah 27-28; Psalm 132 We seem to be in eternal competition here in the United States. We compare ourselves to our neighbors. In fact, one of the major, annual competitions is about to start – house decorations for … Continue reading

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August 26 – Should I Stay or Should I Leave

Yes, I know it’s late. I’m going to be catching up after our hurricane break. Be ready for more than one a day until I do get caught up. John 6:60-71; 1 Chronicles 25-26; Zechariah 11 Evacuation was an important … Continue reading

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January 25 – When Stories Become Real

Just a note: this should have been done and posted yesterday. It wasn’t because of a family emergency. I will catch up with today’s post later. Luke 19:1-27; Genesis 32-33; Psalm 25 There is a video of a stunt for … Continue reading

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September 26 – In Search of Gold

Psalm 62; Amos 6:8-14; Revelation 3:14-22 In the late 1500’s the English and the Spanish were competing for discoveries in the New World. The English, having seen the gold brought back by the Spanish from South America, headed towards the … Continue reading

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