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June 6 – Are We In Enough Trouble Yet?

2 Chronicles 25-27 John 16 “I told you these things so that you can have peace in me. In this world you will have trouble, but be brave! I have defeated the world.” (John 16:33 NCV) One of the promises … Continue reading

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May 5 – “But Everyone Else Is Doing It.”

1 Kings 19-20 Luke 23:1-25 “But they continued to shout, demanding that Jesus be crucified. Their yelling became so loud that Pilate decided to give them what they wanted.” (Luke 23:23-24) The trials of Jesus were tense. The Sanhedrin couldn’t … Continue reading

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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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