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July 12 – Pagan Temples, False gods, And Idols All Around

Psalm 4-6 Acts 17:16-34 “While Paul was waiting for Silas and Timothy in Athens, he was troubled because he saw that the city was full of idols.” (Acts 17:16 NCV) As Paul wandered about Athens, he was disturbed the religious … Continue reading

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July 11 – How to Become a Godly Troublemaker

Psalm 1-3 Acts 17:1-15 “So, many of them believed, as well as many important Greek women and men. But the people in Thessalonica learned that Paul was preaching the word of God in Berea, too. So they came there, upsetting … 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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July 8 – It Doesn’t Matter Who’s Right

Job 36-37 Acts 15:22-41 “Paul and Barnabas had such a serious argument about this that they separated and went different ways. Barnabas took Mark and sailed to Cyprus, but Paul chose Silas and left. The believers in Antioch put Paul … Continue reading

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December 12 – A Partnership That Changes the World

Philippians 1:1-11; Ezekiel 18; Isaiah 47 You probably don’t recognize the names Larry Page and Sergey Brin. They met at Stanford in 1995, became good friends, and dropped out of doctoral work together. They had worked together on some different … Continue reading

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October 31 – May God Bless and Keep the President…

1 Timothy 2; Isaiah 34-35; Psalm 119:65-96 The musical “Fiddler on the Roof” is the story of Russian Jews during the pogroms led by the Russian government. As the Jews sing about their traditions, and how they help the Jews … Continue reading

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May 6 – Nip It In the Bud

Acts 17:1-15; Judges 6; Job 36 Don Knotts was a brilliant comedian who created many memorable characters. One of his best known, and loved, characters was Barney Fife on the Andy Griffith show. Barney was an expert on everything he … Continue reading

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May 9 – Rights and Privileges

Psalm 29; Exodus 40:16-38; Acts 16:35-40 A number of years ago one of the credit card companies had a commercial that portrayed some of the benefits of being a member in their credit card club. The tag line at the … Continue reading

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May 6 – Our Upside Down World

Acts 17:1-15; Judges 6; Job 36 I wonder if Paul, Silas and Timothy ever got tired of their routine: go to new town, preach in synagogue, see many Jews believe in Jesus, Jewish leaders get jealous, they form a mob … Continue reading

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May 5 – In the Face of Persecution

Acts 16:16-40; Judges 4-5; Job 35 It’s interesting what people will put up with from followers of Christ, until we affect their financial status. Paul and his companions were preaching in Philippi. While there, a slave girl, who had an … Continue reading

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