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February 23 – Becoming Rich by Giving It Away

Matthew 5:1-20; Exodus 28; Exodus 29; Proverbs 13 “There is one who makes himself rich, yet has nothing; And one who makes himself poor, yet has great riches.” (Proverbs 13:7 NKJV) Proverbs often deals with the paradoxes of life. One … Continue reading

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February 18 – What If We Learned to be Content?

Hebrews 13; Exodus 18; Exodus 19; Proverbs 8 “Let your conduct be without covetousness; be content with such things as you have. For He Himself has said, ‘I will never leave you nor forsake you.’” (Hebrews 13:5 NKJV) We don’t … Continue reading

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November 26 – Every Breath You Take, Every Move You Make

Ezekiel 27-29 1 Peter 3 “Finally, all of you, be like-minded, be sympathetic, love one another, be compassionate and humble. Do not repay evil with evil or insult with insult. On the contrary, repay evil with blessing, because to this … Continue reading

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October 16 – How Should We Then Live?

Isaiah 47-49 1 Thessalonians 4 “Do all you can to live a peaceful life. Take care of your own business, and do your own work as we have already told you. If you do, then people who are not believers … Continue reading

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August 27 – Worth More Than Gold

Psalm 120-122 1 Corinthians 9 “So what reward do I get? This is my reward: that when I tell the Good News I can offer it freely. I do not use my full rights in my work of preaching the … Continue reading

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December 3 – Continue Doing Good to All People

This was yesterday’s post. I had it all ready to post when I came home from church and didn’t remember to post it. Sorry!  Galatians 6; Ezekiel 2-3; Psalm 149 Wedding dresses are expensive and, even though they’re only used … Continue reading

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March 18 – Enjoying Wealth

Matthew 18:1-20; Numbers 5-6; Ecclesiastes 5 The Chelsea Hotel in New York has been a hangout for artists for centuries. Mark Twain once lived there, as did Janis Joplin. At times, artists were allowed to pay the rent with their … Continue reading

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July 25 – Satisfaction

Psalm 55:16-23; Esther 5:1-14; Colossians 2:16—3:1 I can’t get no satisfaction. Ok, I know that’s bad grammar, double negatives and all, but, tell me you didn’t start singing that line if you’re of my generation. For those of you who … Continue reading

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October 18 – What Will They Say?

Revelation 18; Isaiah 3-4; Psalm 109:1-19 When friends gather around, especially at my age, they sometimes start looking towards the future. “How would you want to be remembered?” is a question that enters the discussion. Soon jokes from the old … Continue reading

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August 15 – First Things First

John 1:35-51; 1 Chronicles 9; Haggai 1:1-2:23 You probably hear people complain about this often. “I can’t seem to save any money. Everything I make seems to disappear.” At times, there seems to be a futility in life that we … Continue reading

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