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August 9 – What Do We Mean By “Salvation?”

“If you declare with your mouth, ‘Jesus is Lord,’ and if you believe in your heart that God raised Jesus from the dead, you will be saved. We believe with our hearts, and so we are made right with God. … Continue reading

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July 27 – Dealing With People in Trauma

Psalm 43-45 Acts 27:27-44 “’Now I beg you to eat something. You need it to stay alive. None of you will lose even one hair off your heads.’ After he said this, Paul took some bread and thanked God for … Continue reading

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March 23 – Give In to Temptation or Trust and Obey?

Joshua 13-15 Luke 1:57-80 “The people who heard about them wondered, saying, ‘What will this child be?’ because the Lord was with him. Then Zechariah, John’s father, was filled with the Holy Spirit and prophesied: … ‘Now you, child, will … Continue reading

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July 13 – Foolishness or Power?

1 Corinthians 1:18-31; 1 Kings 14; Joel 2:1-11 I remember messing up as a child. I would do something foolish, and my dad or my mom would punish me. No matter how severe the punishment may have been, the hardest … Continue reading

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December 19 – Advance!

Psalm 80:1-7; Isaiah 42:10-18; Hebrews 10:32-39 The Battle of Chancellorsville was one of those pivotal battles in the American Civil War that changed the course of the war. General Joseph Hooker had replaced Gen Burnside. He had spent the winter … Continue reading

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June 4 – Simple Solution

Romans 9:30-10:21; 1 Samuel 19; Psalm 64 The simplest solution is really the best. The way some people talk about working to restore their relationship with God, you would think it was straight out of the book of “Rube Goldberg.” … Continue reading

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May 2 – Early Church Mystique

Acts 15:1-21; Joshua 23-24; Job 32 Ah, the mystique of the early church. How many times have we heard people say something like, “If only we could go back to the days of the early church….” The belief, of course, … Continue reading

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December 10 – “Look to Me…”

Ephesians 5:21-33; Ezekiel 16; Isaiah 45 The picture is of Israel in exile because of her sins. As Isaiah prophecies the captivity, he also foretells their salvation. “Tell and bring forth your case; Yes, let them take counsel together. Who … Continue reading

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