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October 16 – How Should We Then Live?

Isaiah 47-49 1 Thessalonians 4 “Do all you can to live a peaceful life. Take care of your own business, and do your own work as we have already told you. If you do, then people who are not believers … Continue reading

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June 1 – Whatcha Worrying About?

2 Chronicles 15-16 John 12:27-50 “But many believed in Jesus, even many of the leaders. But because of the Pharisees, they did not say they believed in him for fear they would be put out of the synagogue. They loved … Continue reading

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January 30 – Life Isn’t Fair, and Neither is the Afterlife

Exodus 23-24 Matthew 20:1-16 “But the man who owned the vineyard said to one of those workers, ‘Friend, I am being fair to you. You agreed to work for one coin. So take your pay and go. I want to … Continue reading

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December 21 – Can We Talk?

Colossians 3:18-4:18; Ezekiel 31-32; Isaiah 56 If you ever heard the comedian Joan Rivers, you probably heard her catch phrase: “Can we talk?” As she explained how it started, she noted that she was trying to get people to stop … Continue reading

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November 3 – Respecting All People

1 Timothy 5:1-22; Jeremiah 1-2; Psalm 119:145-176 There is perhaps no greater example of arrogance on TV than the character of Charles Emerson Winchester – the THIRD from M*A*S*H. (Did you read that name in his voice.) If you read … Continue reading

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August 9 – “Here, Hold My Beer”

Psalm 89:1-18; 2 Chronicles 34:22-33; Hebrews 11:17-28 Perhaps the most repeated “last words” are “here, hold my beer and watch this.” The person uttering those words then goes on to do one of the most idiotic things imaginable for the … Continue reading

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August 4 – When the Culture Crumbles

Psalm 33:12-22; Job 21:1-16; Romans 9:1-9 In 1662 a number of churches in America adopted what was called the “Half-Way Covenant.” These churches had many people who had been baptized as infants, but had never shown proof of conversion later … Continue reading

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April 5 – I am Caiaphas

Matthew 26:47-75; Deuteronomy 3-4; Job 5 Caiaphas had a difficult job. As High Priest he had to lead the Jewish people who were under the occupation of the Romans. It was a fine line to walk. Every so often, a … Continue reading

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March 6 – Life Gets Real

Matthew 11:1-19; Leviticus 11-12; Proverbs 24 When does our faith get real? When do we pass the test? In truth, our faith is tested every day and no one scores a hundred. That is why we need the grace and … Continue reading

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Are You Ready?

I saw this video and was moved. How can I proclaim the gospel. This street preacher endured some ridicule, but I bet you he would say it was worth it!

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