Tag Archives: Simon

June 30 – Paying Our Real Debt to Society

Job 17-19 Acts 10:1-23 “Cornelius stared at the angel. He became afraid and said, ‘What do you want, Lord?’ The angel said, ‘God has heard your prayers. He has seen that you give to the poor, and he remembers you. … Continue reading

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June 26 – The Power of God

“Simon saw that the Spirit was given to people when the apostles laid their hands on them. So he offered the apostles money, saying, ‘Give me also this power so that anyone on whom I lay my hands will receive … Continue reading

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June 13 – God’s Work in Restoring Relationships

Ezra 6-8 John 21 “A third time he said, ‘Simon son of John, do you love me?’ Peter was hurt because Jesus asked him the third time, ‘Do you love me?’ Peter said, ‘Lord, you know everything; you know that … Continue reading

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May 10 – After 2000 Years, Still The Best Way To Make Disciples

2 Kings 10-12 John 1:29-51 “One of the two men who followed Jesus after they heard John speak about him was Andrew, Simon Peter’s brother. The first thing Andrew did was to find his brother Simon and say to him, … Continue reading

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February 18 – Disciples and Teachers – Showing and Telling

Leviticus 23-24 Mark 1:1-22 “When Jesus was walking by Lake Galilee, he saw Simon and his brother Andrew throwing a net into the lake because they were fishermen. Jesus said to them, ‘Come follow me, and I will make you … Continue reading

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January 4 – When Jesus Calls

“As Jesus was walking by Lake Galilee, he saw two brothers, Simon (called Peter) and his brother Andrew. They were throwing a net into the lake because they were fishermen. Jesus said, ‘Come follow me, and I will make you … Continue reading

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August 15 – Time

John 1:35-51; 1 Chronicles 9; Haggai 1:1-2:23 It’s been said people they could tell you what’s important in your life by looking at your calendar and your checkbook. Times have changed. Many people no longer keep checkbooks. They pay by … Continue reading

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April 20 – Money Can’t Buy….

Acts 8:1b-25; Deuteronomy 33-34; Job 20 What do people value? If you google the phrase “Money can’t buy happiness” and look at the images, you’ll discover what money can buy that’s pretty much the same things as happiness, or what … Continue reading

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September 14 – Restoration

Psalm 73; Job 40:6-14; 42:1-6; Luke 22:31-33 54-62 There are some athletes who have a big mouth. I’m thinking of the ones who deliberately provoke their opponents so that everything they say is posted on the other team’s bulletin board … Continue reading

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April 5 – Who, me? You Got the Wrong Guy.

Matthew 26:47-75; Deuteronomy 3-4; Job 5 Peter. Originally Simon, meaning the one who hears the word of God. Now Peter, the rock. I don’t think Jesus gave him that name to describe who Peter was. I think the name was … Continue reading

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