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December 4 – Opening Our Eyes to the Needs All Year Long

Ezekiel 46-47 1 John 3 “This is how we know what real love is: Jesus gave his life for us. So we should give our lives for our brothers and sisters. Suppose someone has enough to live and sees a … Continue reading

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November 24 – Experiencing God’s Joy in a Sinful World

Ezekiel 22-23 1 Peter 1 “Though you have not seen him, you love him; and even though you do not see him now, you believe in him and are filled with an inexpressible and glorious joy, for you are receiving … Continue reading

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November 20 – Faith Should Be Seen as Well as Heard

Ezekiel 14-15 James 2 “What good is it, my brothers and sisters, if someone claims to have faith but has no deeds? Can such faith save them? Suppose a brother or a sister is without clothes and daily food. If … Continue reading

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November 12 – Ready to Face the Last Judgment?

Jeremiah 51-52 Hebrews 9 “Just as everyone must die once and then be judged, so Christ was offered as a sacrifice one time to take away the sins of many people. And he will come a second time, not to … Continue reading

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September 29 – Destroying the Walls

Isaiah 7-8 Ephesians 2 “But now in Christ Jesus, you who were far away from God are brought near through the blood of Christ’s death. Christ himself is our peace. He made both Jewish people and those who are not … 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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May 28 – Blessings Should Flow, Not Be a Dead End

2 Chronicles 4-6 John 10:24-42 “Again some of the people picked up stones to kill Jesus. But he said to them, ‘I have done many good works from the Father. Which of these good works are you killing me for?’ … Continue reading

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March 30 – Grace In The Shadow Of The Cross

Judges 9-10 Luke 5:17-39 “Seeing their faith, Jesus said, ‘Friend, your sins are forgiven.’ The Jewish teachers of the law and the Pharisees thought to themselves, ‘Who is this man who is speaking as if he were God? Only God … Continue reading

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March 24 – Seeing Needs Around Us

Joshua 16-18 Luke 2:1-24 “Mary and Joseph also went to offer a sacrifice, as the law of the Lord says: ‘You must sacrifice two doves or two young pigeons.’” (Luke 2:24) Whenever members of the royal family do something it’s … Continue reading

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March 21 – Out With the Old, In With the New

Joshua 7-9 Luke 1:21-38 “Now Elizabeth, your relative, is also pregnant with a son though she is very old. Everyone thought she could not have a baby, but she has been pregnant for six months. God can do anything!” (Luke … Continue reading

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