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August 4 – Truth

2 Corinthians 4:1-5:10; 2 Kings 17; Micah 6 People like to brand a lot of stuff as “Fake News” these days. Usually, these are news items that we don’t believe or agree with, so, rather than investigate the veracity of … Continue reading

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April 6 – Shifting Blame

Matthew 27:1-31; Deuteronomy 5-6; Job 6 No matter who wins an election, it won’t take long for people who voted for the losing candidate to sport shirts saying, “Don’t blame me, I voted for <insert name of losing candidate here>.” … Continue reading

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February 14 – Love and Good Deeds

Hebrews 10:19-39; Exodus 11:1-12:51; Proverbs 4 Belle Baumfree doesn’t fit the mold we have for slaves. She was born in New York. She grew up speaking Dutch. While New York began the process of emancipating slaves in the 1799, she … Continue reading

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October 25 – Job Descriptions

Psalm 84:8-12; Daniel 5:1-12; 1 Peter 5:1-11 How would you describe your job in one (funny) sentence? Scott Adams, the creator of Dilbert asked readers to do just that. Reader’s Digest posted some of the responses. Let’s see if you … Continue reading

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October 23 – Resume Padding Before God

Jeremiah 14:7-10 19-22; Psalm 84:1-7; 2 Timothy 4:6-8 16-18; Luke 18:9-14 You can find anything on the internet. Recently, someone posted guidelines on using a role-playing game to enhance a resume. They talked about meeting for creativity and conflict resolution … Continue reading

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September 11 – Field Trip

Exodus 32:7-14; Psalm 51:1-10; 1 Timothy 1:12-17; Luke 15:1-10 One of the joys of being a teacher is the opportunity to take students on field trips. We get to go into the world and learn from actual experience instead of … Continue reading

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June 6 – None Like Him

Romans 11:25-36; 1 Samuel 21-22; Psalm 66 I am amazed at my own spiritual arrogance sometimes. I will act as if God has been waiting around for my advice on how to handle issues. It’s as if I expect to … Continue reading

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February 8 – Grace and Mercy

Hebrews 4:14-6:12; Genesis 49:1-50:26; Psalm 39 I am weak. I so easily give into temptation and fall away from what God wants. It would be so easy to recognize my weakness and give up on my faith. I would no … Continue reading

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January 1 – New Life

Luke 5:27-39; Genesis 1:1-2:25; Psalm 1 I’m one of those kinds of people who don’t like going to doctors. I think I’m going to get better on my own and don’t need the help. When I think I’m ok and … Continue reading

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January 5 – The Scandal Continues

Luke 7:18-50; Genesis 11; Psalm 5 Simon decided it was time to help make Jesus respectable. John had gone off track, maybe he could get Jesus to work with the Pharisees. Maybe that was the motivation, we don’t really know. … Continue reading

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