Tag Archives: serving God

September 22 – Mind Your Own Business (With God)

John 21; 2 Chronicles 33; Psalm 89:1-18 “Peter, seeing him, said to Jesus, ‘But Lord, what about this man?’ Jesus said to him, ‘If I will that he remain till I come, what is that to you? You follow Me.’” … Continue reading

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October 24 – “And Stretch 2, 3, 4 Now Reach Out in 5, 4, 3, 2, 1”

Jeremiah 3-5 1 Timothy 4 “Training your body helps you in some ways, but serving God helps you in every way by bringing you blessings in this life and in the future life, too. What I say is true, and … Continue reading

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October 23 – What Do We Expect From Christian Leaders?

Jeremiah 1-2 1 Timothy 3 “In the same way, deacons must be respected by others, not saying things they do not mean. They must not drink too much wine or try to get rich by cheating others.” (1 Timothy 3:8 … Continue reading

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January 30 – Life Isn’t Fair, and Neither is the Afterlife

Exodus 23-24 Matthew 20:1-16 “But the man who owned the vineyard said to one of those workers, ‘Friend, I am being fair to you. You agreed to work for one coin. So take your pay and go. I want to … Continue reading

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November 1 – Excellent Standing and Great Assurance

1 Timothy 3; Isaiah 36-37; Psalm 119:97-120 We are a sports mad society. Whether it be football, basketball, hockey, or – oh yeah – baseball, our eyes are glued to the TV sets to watch the latest effort of our … Continue reading

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May 27 – Whom Do You Serve?

Romans 2:1-3:8; 1 Samuel 10:17-11:15; Psalm 56 If I were to ask you to name a good person in this world, you could probably come up with a few names. You would recognize them by their selfless service to others, … Continue reading

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April 29 – Humble Beginnings

Acts 13:1-25; Joshua 18-19; Job 29 It was in the mid 1970’s that a young Steve Jobs showed up at that electronics store asking for credit to buy the parts to assemble what became known as the Apple 1 computer. … Continue reading

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October 2 – Unworthy Servants

Habakkuk 1:1-4; 2:1-4; Psalm 37:1-9; 2 Timothy 1:1-14; Luke 17:5-10 If you’ve ever watched some of those dog shows on TV, you can see those dogs do some amazing tricks. Their trainers take them through complicated maneuvers. If you don’t … Continue reading

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August 27 – On Greatness

Psalm 112; Proverbs 21:1-4 24-26; Matthew 20:20-28 My wife and I joke about my position as I help her through her recovery from surgery. Since I am, in essence, waiting on her hand and foot, we have joked about me … Continue reading

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October 14 – The Humbling From God

Revelation 14; Esther 5:1-6:13; Psalm 106:24-48 Haman thought he had the world in his hand. The king granted him great privileges and the queen was throwing a banquet where the exclusive guest list included him and the king. No others … Continue reading

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