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February 21 – I’d Rather Show Compassion

Numbers 1-2 Mark 3:1-19 “Then Jesus asked the people, ‘Which is lawful on the Sabbath day: to do good or to do evil, to save a life or to kill?’ But they said nothing to answer him.” (Mark 3:4 NCV) … Continue reading

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February 13 – Stay Faithful to the Call, My Friend

Leviticus 14 Matthew 26:51-75 “When the high priest heard this, he tore his clothes and said, ‘This man has said things that are against God! We don’t need any more witnesses; you all heard him say these things against God. … Continue reading

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December 30 – Shut The Door!

Luke 4:31-44; Ezekiel 46-47; Isaiah 65 I have a friend whose son asked him, “Dad, what takes you so long in the bathroom?” The friend laughed and told his son, “Wait until you become a parent. Then you’ll know.” The … Continue reading

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October 2 – First Love

Revelation 2; Nehemiah 3; Psalm 97 When my wife and I first started dating, we were insufferable. People had us pegged to be married within a week. We did a lot of handholding, talking incessantly until late at night, we … Continue reading

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August 11 – Are You Weak Enough?

2 Corinthians 12; 1 Chronicles 1-2; Habakkuk 3 It’s the interview question that leaves candidates in a cold sweat. Most people looking for a job know that this question’s going to be asked, and yet, they’re never prepared for it. … Continue reading

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April 5 – Silence is Golden

Matthew 26:47-75; Deuteronomy 3-4; Job 5 As a teacher, I had to deal with kids who did dumb things. If I had an idea which kid threw a pencil across the room, I would look at my suspect and say … Continue reading

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September 16 – Silence

John 18:1-18; 2 Chronicles 26; Psalm 83 I see wickedness in society and it bugs me; and I cry out to God. I see injustice and oppression and my spirit is grieved; and I call upon God. I see people … Continue reading

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April 13 – Comfort, Not Words

Acts 4:1-22; Deuteronomy 19-20; Job 13 There are always “those” kids in each class. You know the kind I mean. They will talk on any subject and they will talk back on any occasion. It doesn’t matter if what they … Continue reading

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October 18 – Silence

Revelation 18; Isaiah 3-4; Psalm 109:1-19 There are times when our prayers don’t seem to make it past the ceiling. We wonder why God isn’t speaking to us or hearing us. Everything that happens around us seems to make things … Continue reading

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