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July 6 – We Don’t Need a Poll to Know God’s Way

Job 32-33 Acts 14 “Even with these words, they were barely able to keep the crowd from offering sacrifices to them. Then some evil people came from Antioch and Iconium and persuaded the people to turn against Paul. So they … Continue reading

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May 30 – God’s Power or Worldly Power?

2 Chronicles 10-12 John 11:30-57 “Then the leading priests and Pharisees called a meeting of the council. They asked, ‘What should we do? This man is doing many miracles. If we let him continue doing these things, everyone will believe … Continue reading

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April 30 – Giving: Attitude Beats Amount

1 Kings 8-9 Luke 21:1-19 “As Jesus looked up, he saw some rich people putting their gifts into the Temple money box. Then he saw a poor widow putting two small copper coins into the box. He said, ‘I tell … Continue reading

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March 8 – Showing Integrity and Compassion Through Faith

Deuteronomy 4-6 Mark 11:1-18 “When Jesus returned to Jerusalem, he went into the Temple and began to throw out those who were buying and selling there. He turned over the tables of those who were exchanging different kinds of money, … Continue reading

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September 21 – When Courage Comes

John 20:19-31; 2 Chronicles 32; Psalm 88 Don’t you hate it when the best stories are apocryphal? We love the stories. We repeat them as great examples, only to find out that they may not be true. For example, according … Continue reading

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July 22 – A Passion For The Call

1 Corinthians 9; 2 Kings 1-2; Amos 7 There seems to be a new way to judge preaching today. Great preachers are on TV, or podcast, or maybe you can subscribe to his YouTube channel. The church is known as … Continue reading

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June 3 – Mercy

Romans 9:1-29; 1 Samuel 17:55-18:30; Psalm 63 When the ringleader of his grandmother’s killer was sentenced to death, Bill Pelke and the rest of the community cheered the sentence. It was an appropriate sentence for the one who had led … Continue reading

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April 29 – Humble Beginnings

Acts 13:1-25; Joshua 18-19; Job 29 It was in the mid 1970’s that a young Steve Jobs showed up at that electronics store asking for credit to buy the parts to assemble what became known as the Apple 1 computer. … Continue reading

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February 11 – Lazy…or Hopeless?

Hebrews 8; Exodus 5:1-6:27; Proverbs 1 Success has its privileges. People who are successful gain more power and prestige in the community. People respect those who have achieved success. The man or woman who is in business for themselves will … Continue reading

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November 1 – What a Difference It Makes

Psalm 50; Zechariah 7:1-14; Jude 5-21 If someone was looking into people that claim to follow Christ they should probably ask one very important question: “What difference does it make in their lives?” We make some pretty bold claims as … Continue reading

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