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June 29 – Living For God in the Peace

Job 14-16 Acts 9:22-43 “The church everywhere in Judea, Galilee, and Samaria had a time of peace and became stronger. Respecting the Lord by the way they lived, and being encouraged by the Holy Spirit, the group of believers continued … Continue reading

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June 26 – The Power of God

“Simon saw that the Spirit was given to people when the apostles laid their hands on them. So he offered the apostles money, saying, ‘Give me also this power so that anyone on whom I lay my hands will receive … Continue reading

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May 15 – Planting, Watering, Fertilizing, and Harvesting -Teamwork At Its Best

2 Kings 22-23 John 4:31-54 “Here the saying is true, ‘One person plants, and another harvests.’ I sent you to harvest a crop that you did not work on. Others did the work, and you get to finish up their … Continue reading

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May 14 – Wherever He Leads, I’ll Go – except maybe that place…I’ll think about it

2 Kings 19-21 John 4:1-30 “But on the way he had to go through the country of Samaria.” (John 4:4 NCV) The disciples were baptizing a lot of people. The Pharisees had heard about this and Jesus, because it wasn’t … Continue reading

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April 8 – The Weapon of Hatred

1 Samuel 10-12 Luke 9:37-62 “When James and John, followers of Jesus, saw this, they said, ‘Lord, do you want us to call fire down from heaven and destroy those people?’” (Luke 9:54) If the last enemy to be destroyed … Continue reading

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February 14 – Above All Else, Guard Your Heart

Leviticus 15-16 Matthew 27:1-26 “Early the next morning, all the leading priests and elders of the people decided that Jesus should die. They tied him, led him away, and turned him over to Pilate, the governor.” (Matthew 27:1-2) Such simple, … Continue reading

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August 19 – “Not One of THOSE People!”

John 4:1-26; 1 Chronicles 15:1-16:6; Zechariah4 My wife has often joked about me being her fourth child when I, uhm, enjoy life too much. I have to correct her, mildly of course, and remind her that I was with her … Continue reading

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April 25 – Paradigm Shifts

Acts 10:34-48; Joshua 9-10; Job 25 In AD 312, Constantine was facing a battle for control of the Western Roman Empire. He had a vision of a cross in the sky hearing the words, “In this sign, you shall conquer.” … Continue reading

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April 20 – Money Can’t Buy….

Acts 8:1b-25; Deuteronomy 33-34; Job 20 What do people value? If you google the phrase “Money can’t buy happiness” and look at the images, you’ll discover what money can buy that’s pretty much the same things as happiness, or what … Continue reading

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August 19 – A Shocking Side Trip

John 4:1-26; 1 Chronicles 15:1-16:6; Zechariah 4 There are many things that Jesus did that shocked the sensibilities of the Pharisees. Their understanding of the Law was ripped to pieces as Jesus opened it up and revealed new meaning and … Continue reading

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