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August 1 – Overwhelming Grace Overcomes Overwhelming Debt

Note: We’ve been having internet problems and I just discovered that this didn’t post on the appropriate day – when I was checking on why today’s (August 5) didn’t post. Psalm 57-59 Romans 4 “When people work, their pay is … Continue reading

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July 31 – I Am NOT Responsible

Psalm 54-56 Romans 3 “God makes people right with himself through their faith in Jesus Christ. This is true for all who believe in Christ, because all people are the same:” (Romans 3:22 NCV) In Romans 3 Paul deals with … Continue reading

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June 4 – When We’re With Him

2 Chronicles 21-22 John 14 “There are many rooms in my Father’s house; I would not tell you this if it were not true. I am going there to prepare a place for you. After I go and prepare a … Continue reading

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June 2 – Privileged

Romans 8; 1 Samuel 17:1-54; Psalm 62 Many years ago, American Express ran an ad campaign that appealed to people’s desire to be thought of in the best way. The slogan that drove that campaign was “Membership has its privileges.” … Continue reading

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May 26 – Live By Faith

Romans 1:16-32; 1 Samuel 9:1-10:16; Psalm 55 Core Values guide companies in their work. When a company has strong core values, every decision they make takes those values into account. Strong core values can prevent companies from making mistakes that … Continue reading

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March 2 – Sinners

Matthew 9:1-17; Leviticus 3-4; Proverbs 20 Every so often the problem with “sinners” comes up on my social media feeds. One group or another complains about still another group because those people are “sinners.” Those accusations bother me, so I … Continue reading

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January 20 – The Searching God

Luke 15; Genesis 27:1-45; Psalm 20 Field Trips. I think that most people outside the world of education think field trips are nothing but fun and games. They don’t realize the planning that must go into a field trip so … Continue reading

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January 11 – Watering the House

Luke 10:21-42; Genesis 18; Psalm 11 During the summer, when the South Texas heat zaps the land, we engage in what seems like a strange ritual. We water our houses. Ok, I know the jokes. “Trying to make your house … Continue reading

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September 28 – Grace, Mercy, Peace

2 John 1; Ezra 5-6; Psalm 93 I sometimes wonder if people who don’t believe in God have chosen to take that stand because they believe that for some reason they can never be accepted by God. It’s probably not … Continue reading

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May 8 Be Careful What You Ask For

Acts 18; Judges 9; Job 38 We’ve all heard the phrase: “Be careful what you ask for, you may get it.” While it’s not in the Bible, I can’t help but think the first person to think these words, if … Continue reading

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