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November 7 – When Persecution Comes

2 Timothy 3; Jeremiah 9-10; Psalm 123 “Yes, and all who desire to live godly in Christ Jesus will suffer persecution.” (2 Timothy 3:12 NKJV) In the message before Paul said this, he mentioned many of his persecutions, but ended … Continue reading

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October 19 – Bringing God’s Grace to a Backwards World

Revelation 19; Isaiah 5-6; Psalm 109:20-31 “Woe to those who call evil good, and good evil; Who put darkness for light, and light for darkness; Who put bitter for sweet, and sweet for bitter! Woe to those who are wise … Continue reading

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August 27 – Dealing With Hate Like God Does

John 7:1-24; 1 Chronicles 27-28; Zechariah 12 “The world cannot hate you, but it hates Me because I testify of it that its works are evil.” (John 7:7 NKJV) Good and evil is in the mind of the beholder. If … Continue reading

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July 23 – God Provides The Way Out

1 Corinthians 10; 2 Kings 3; Amos 8 “Therefore let him who thinks he stands take heed lest he fall. No temptation has overtaken you except such as is common to man; but God is faithful, who will not allow … Continue reading

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July 28 – So You Want To Change The World?

Psalm 46-48 Acts 28 “Paul stayed two full years in his own rented house and welcomed all people who came to visit him. He boldly preached about the kingdom of God and taught about the Lord Jesus Christ, and no … Continue reading

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July 3 – Dangers to Society

Job 25-27 Acts 12 “After Herod arrested Peter, he put him in jail and handed him over to be guarded by sixteen soldiers. Herod planned to bring Peter before the people for trial after the Passover Feast. So Peter was … Continue reading

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March 16 – What Does the Evidence Show?

“Many people came and told false things about him, but all said different things—none of them agreed.” (Mark 14:56) The Pharisees had been waiting, plotting, and planning to arrest Jesus for months. As Passover approached and the threat of people … Continue reading

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February 22 – Being a Force of Good In an Evil World

Numbers 3-4 Mark 3:20-35 “But the teachers of the law from Jerusalem were saying, ‘Beelzebul is living inside him! He uses power from the ruler of demons to force demons out of people.’” (Mark 3:22) Pure goodness is so contrary … Continue reading

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January 29 – Jesus Speaks on Marriage and Divorce

Exodus 21-22 Matthew 19 “Some Pharisees came to Jesus and tried to trick him. They asked, ‘Is it right for a man to divorce his wife for any reason he chooses?’” (Matthew 19:3) In the latter stages of Jesus’s ministry, … Continue reading

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September 17 – Truth

John 18:19-38; 2 Chronicles 27-28; Psalm 84 There is an old saying that if a society values philosophers because philosophy is an exalted profession, and looks down on plumbers because plumbing is a plebian profession, the society will soon go … Continue reading

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