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December 13 – “But You Don’t Know My Circumstances”

Philippians 1:12-30; Ezekiel 19; Isaiah 48 There were severe complications in his birth. Obstetricians used two pairs of forceps during the birth and one of those pairs ended up severing a nerve and causing partial paralysis of his face. The … Continue reading

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August 20 – Progressive Faith

John 4:27-42; 1 Chronicles 16:7-43; Zechariah5 Advertising is a tricky business. People trying to sell you something try to make their product so appealing that you’ll want to go out and buy it. At the same time, they can oversell … Continue reading

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June 28 – Prepared to Serve

Mark 9:2-50; 2 Samuel 22; Hosea 2:2-23 The movie “Raiders of the Lost Ark” is the story of Indiana Jones (Indy) and his quest to find the Ark of the Covenant before the Nazis do. The US government feared what … Continue reading

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June 27 – A Different Revolution

Mark 8:22-9:1; 2 Samuel 20-21; Hosea 1:1-2:1 One of the easiest things to do as a Christian is to make big plans to do something for God, but to forget about God in the planning process. We pray about the … Continue reading

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October 7 – Share the Gospel

A quick note: I had a medical procedure today, and I really thought I had finished this and posted it much earlier! The medical procedure came out perfectly. The devotional, as usual, is here warts and all. Psalm 111; Numbers … Continue reading

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September 20 – Knowing

Psalm 12; Proverbs 17:1-5; 1 Corinthians 9:19-23 I have been a Cubs fan for over 50 years. Some of my first memories were coming home from school to watch the Cubs finish playing a game. After all that frustration, this … Continue reading

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August 21 – No Good Deed

Isaiah 58:9b-14; Psalm 103:1-8; Hebrews 12:18-29; Luke 13:10-17 We’ve all heard the statement that “no good deed goes unpunished.” In fact, we’ve all probably thought that as we’ve tried to help people in difficult circumstances only to have something happen … Continue reading

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July 13 – Share the Gospel or Social Gospel?

Psalm 25:11-20; Ecclesiastes 9:13-18; Matthew 25:31-46 I recently heard someone talk about the “social gospel” and how excited he was that other churches were getting involved in it. The “social gospel” is the idea that we go out and meet … Continue reading

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May 12 – One Job…

Acts 20:17-34; Judges 14-15; Job 42 What does the future hold? We would all like to know the answer to that question. Tell me what stock will be valuable in ten years, I’ll buy it now. Tell me who will … Continue reading

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