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September 3 – No Lone Ranger Christianity!

Yep – another late one. No excuses. Psalm 140-142 1 Corinthians 14:1-20 “The ones who speak in different languages are helping only themselves, but those who prophesy are helping the whole church.” (1 Corinthians 14:4 NCV) After noting that each … Continue reading

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August 31 – Fellowship Meals, Remembering the Poor, and Proclaiming the Lord

Psalm 132-134 1 Corinthians 11:17-34 “So my brothers and sisters, when you come together to eat, wait for each other. Anyone who is too hungry should eat at home so that in meeting together you will not bring God’s judgment … Continue reading

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July 9 – Dealing With God’s “No”

Job 38-40 Acts 16:1-21 ‘That night Paul saw in a vision a man from Macedonia. The man stood and begged, “Come over to Macedonia and help us.’ After Paul had seen the vision, we immediately prepared to leave for Macedonia, … Continue reading

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February 10 – A Time to Serve

Leviticus 8-10 Matthew 25:31-46 “Then the King will answer, ‘I tell you the truth, anything you did for even the least of my people here, you also did for me.’ … “Then the King will answer, ‘I tell you the … Continue reading

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October 22 – The Future Ain’t What It Used To Be

1 Thessalonians 1; Isaiah 11-13; Psalm 112 The movie series “Back to the Future” reminds us how small things can cause great changes. In the first time travel experiment, Marty McFly meets Doc Brown at Twin Pines Mall. Terrorists meet … Continue reading

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March 6 – God’s People: Demon Possessed or Drunkards?

Matthew 11:1-19; Leviticus 11-12; Proverbs 24 Which is better: being a morning person or being a person that does better afternoon? Isn’t it funny how we attribute “goodness” or “badness” to either of those qualities? Growing up, I was a … Continue reading

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October 22 – Motivation

1 Thessalonians 1; Isaiah 11-13; Psalm 112 With some things, it doesn’t matter why you do them, the important thing is that they get done. Housekeeping chores are a lot like that. My wife doesn’t care why I do the … Continue reading

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March 28 – Greatness by Surprise

Matthew 23:1-12; Numbers 22:41-23:26; Song of Solomon 3:6-5:1 He was a proud politician who talked about his life and career and invited people to examine his life. He thought he was immune from trouble. The problem is that as he … Continue reading

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February 26 – Seeking True Wealth

Matthew 6:19-34; Exodus 35:1-36:38; Proverbs 16 Little children immediately understand how to play parents against each other: if mom says “No” they go ask dad. If dad says “No” they go ask mom. At a young age it’s not so … Continue reading

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