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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 22 – Don’t Forget to Thank God

2 Samuel 14-15 Luke 17:1-19 “When one of them saw that he was healed, he went back to Jesus, praising God in a loud voice. Then he bowed down at Jesus’ feet and thanked him. (And this man was a … Continue reading

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August 31 – On Bringing Knives to Gunfights And Stoning God

John 8:48-59; 2 Chronicles 5:2-14; Malachi 2:10-4:7 As I write this, people are pounding the drums of war. North Korea keeps flinging missiles and doing nuclear tests, making themselves out to be ready to initiate war. Not to be outdone, … 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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October 9 – Gratitude

2 Kings 5:1-3 7-15c; Psalm 111; 2 Timothy 2:8-15; Luke 17:11-19 The story is told that New Yorkers, during a strike by sanitation workers, would wrap up their garbage like Christmas presents and leave those packages in unlocked cars hoping … Continue reading

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January 11 – Howdy Neighbor!

Luke 10:21-42; Genesis 18; Psalm 11 When I’m given a task, I want to know exactly what to do and who to include. I don’t want to miss anyone I’m supposed to help, but I sure don’t want to do … Continue reading

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