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April 23 – The Key to Growth

Acts 9:26-43; Joshua 5:2-6:27; Job 23 In the early 1930’s Japan’s civilian government gave way to a militaristic one. The military government furthered Japan’s ambition to be the major economic power in the Asian Pacific region. In the process, years … Continue reading

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April 22 – Hard to Reconcile

Acts 9:1-25; Joshua 3:1-5:1; Job 22 In April of 1994 one of the most horrific modern examples of genocide began in Rwanda. During a 100 day period members of the Hutu tribe systematically killed members of the Tutsi tribe, or … Continue reading

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April 19 – Forgiveness

Acts 7:23-8:1a; Deuteronomy 31-32; Job 19 Charles Roberts was an angry person. For nine years that anger had festered as he blamed God, and himself, for his newborn daughter’s death. On October 2, 2006, he snapped. He entered an Amish … Continue reading

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January 28 – God’s Got This

Luke 20:27-47; Genesis 37; Psalm 28 Have you ever wanted to run away and hide? Maybe it’s personal troubles and you just don’t want to be around people. Maybe relationships in the family aren’t going so well and it’s time … Continue reading

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November 16 – Words

Psalm 141; Ezekiel 43:1-12; Matthew 23:37—24:14 Security is a concern for many people these days. For some, a dog is enough. Big or small, a dog will alert the owners to a possible intruder and cause possible intruders to be … Continue reading

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October 19 – When Disaster Strikes

Psalm 57; 1 Samuel 25:36-42; Luke 22:39-46 Disaster movies have been a favorite of moviegoers for a long time. Whether they show aliens invading and seeking to destroy the earth, giant earthquakes that appear to split the world in half, … Continue reading

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August 24 – Who Did It?

Psalm 109:21-31; Ezekiel 20:33-44; Luke 6:6-11 This year has been “interesting” so far to say the least. My wife got a diagnosis of breast cancer, her second in the same breast, and most of our year has been consumed with … Continue reading

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August 16 – Seek and Hide

Psalm 32; Jeremiah 25:15-29; Acts 7:44-53 Susanna Wesley is known as the mother of Methodism. She had nineteen children, although nine of them died in infancy. When she felt that her children weren’t getting the spiritual direction they needed from … Continue reading

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July 8 – You Have To Be Carefully Taught

Psalm 25:1-10; Genesis 41:37-49; Acts 7:9-16 In the movie “South Pacific” one of the points of the drama deals with the problems caused by prejudice. One of the songs in the movie has a message that we need to hear … Continue reading

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June 29 – Overcoming Wickedness

Psalm 140; Jeremiah 23:16-22; Matthew 10:16-25 I think I agree with my friend. We don’t agree on a lot of things, most things actually, but he noted on one social media platform that he wakes up every morning and opens … Continue reading

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