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May 17 – What Price is Convenience?

Acts 24:10-27; Judges 21; Psalm 46 We live in a world focused on convenience. Need something quickly? Go to a convenience store. Sure, you’ll pay a higher price for those cans of food, but you won’t have to wait as … Continue reading

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December 8 – My “To-Do” List

Psalm 126; Isaiah 19:18-25; 2 Peter 1:2-15 It’s a staple of every time management guru for people like me. If you want to accomplish things, make a “to-do” list. The idea is that you list the things you need to … Continue reading

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October 28 – More Than I Planned

Psalm 32:1-7; Job 22:21—23:17; 2 Peter 1:1-11 It seems to happen with me more than my wife. I go to the store to pick up a couple of things. On the way, she texts me to add something else to … Continue reading

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May 17 – Great Expectations

(I hate when I realize I didn’t write the previous day’s thoughts!) Acts 24:10-27; Judges 21; Psalm 46 Christianity is an easy religion to believe – until you start thinking about what it really means to follow Christ. When we … Continue reading

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May 17 – An Inconvenient Gospel

Acts 24:10-27; Judges 21; Psalm 46 Convenience has always been a secular worship practice, if not a god unto itself. As Paul continued this first trial at Caesarea he ran into that issue. He testified before Felix and was sent … Continue reading

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December 2 – The Fruit of the Spirit

Galatians 5:16-26; Ezekiel 1; Psalm 148 The story is told of a wealthy man who lives on a mountain side looking to hire a chauffeur. The drive up the mountain is treacherous and very narrow at points. One of the … Continue reading

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May 17 – Love means …

Acts 24:10-27; Judges 21; Psalm 46 Sometimes I am amazed at the backlash caused by simple things. This is especially true of comments about my belief in God, my belief in God as Creator and my belief in God as … Continue reading

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