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September 19 – The Disciple Who Came In From the Dark

John 19:16-42; 2 Chronicles 30; Psalm 86 “After this, Joseph of Arimathea, being a disciple of Jesus, but secretly, for fear of the Jews, asked Pilate that he might take away the body of Jesus; and Pilate gave him permission. … Continue reading

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September 7 – Dealing With the Many Faces of Poverty

John 12:1-26; 2 Chronicles 14-15; Psalm 77 “For the poor you have with you always, but Me you do not have always.” (John 12:8 NKJV)  Things were a little tense at the household of Mary, Martha, and Lazarus. It was … Continue reading

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August 12 – Don’t Just Wait, Get Busy!

2 Corinthians 13; 1 Chronicles 3-4; Zephaniah 1 “Be silent in the presence of the Lord God; For the day of the Lord is at hand, For the Lord has prepared a sacrifice; He has invited His guests.” (Zephaniah 1:7 … Continue reading

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August 7 – The Rich Generosity of the Grace of God

2 Corinthians 8; 2 Kings 20-21; Nahum 2 “For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that though he was rich, yet for your sake he became poor, so that you, through his poverty, might become rich.” (2 … Continue reading

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March 2 – Do You Even Need Jesus In Your Life?

Matthew 9:1-17; Leviticus 3; Leviticus 4; Proverbs 20 “When Jesus heard that, He said to them, ‘Those who are well have no need of a physician, but those who are sick. But go and learn what this means: “I desire … Continue reading

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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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