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December 7 – Inconceivable!

Ephesians 4:1-16; Ezekiel 10-11; Isaiah 42 I know that this is inconceivable, but I‘ve never watched the movie “Princess Bride.” There are some great lines from that movie that I’ve picked up on, and use, but as inconceivable as it … Continue reading

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March 23 – Sorry, No Cookies

Matthew 20:17-34; Numbers 15-16; Ecclesiastes 9:13-10:20 You’ve probably seen this as a meme, or perhaps on a T-shirt: “Come to the Dark Side – We have cookies.” It’s hard to imagine Darth Vadar doing promotions to recruit new members, but, … Continue reading

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February 19 – “It’s The Law”

Matthew 1; Exodus 20:1-21:36; Proverbs 9 “The Supreme Court has decided. It’s the law.” Many people let something as small as a Supreme Court decision be the guiding factor of right and wrong in their lives. Charles Hamilton Houston didn’t. … 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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October 24 – I’ll Sue!

Psalm 84:8-12; 1 Samuel 2:1-10; 1 Peter 4:12-19 “I’ll sue!” I wonder if we had a national poll on establishing a new national motto if those words might be chosen to replace e Pluribus Unum. We are not only willing … Continue reading

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May 9 – Rights and Privileges

Psalm 29; Exodus 40:16-38; Acts 16:35-40 A number of years ago one of the credit card companies had a commercial that portrayed some of the benefits of being a member in their credit card club. The tag line at the … Continue reading

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May 5 – In the Face of Persecution

Acts 16:16-40; Judges 4-5; Job 35 It’s interesting what people will put up with from followers of Christ, until we affect their financial status. Paul and his companions were preaching in Philippi. While there, a slave girl, who had an … Continue reading

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April 14 – Seeking Boldness

Acts 4:23-37; Deuteronomy 21-22; Job 14 Peter and John, after being used by God to bring healing to a lame man, had a run in with the Jewish rulers. They didn’t like the fact that they had brought healing to … Continue reading

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March 17 – God-given Rights

Matthew 17; Numbers 3-4; Ecclesiastes 3:16-4:16 One of the exceptional things about the United States is the belief from the beginning that rights come from God and that government’s job is to protect God given rights. In recent years there … Continue reading

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August 13 – “Who’s Yer Daddy?”

John 1:1-18; 1 Chronicles 5-6; Zephaniah 2 Let’s face it. Part of the reading we are in right now includes 1 Chronicles. If you are following the readings daily, and are like most people, your eyes begin to glaze over … Continue reading

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