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February 8 – The Biggest Surprise of All

I planned to have this done yesterday and been caught up. Then, we had a family emergency, wife fell and broke her wrist. Barring any more emergencies, I should be caught up today. Leviticus 4-5 Matthew 24:29-51 “In those days … Continue reading

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January 11 – Drop Everything And Follow

(Catching up) Genesis 27-28 Matthew 8:18-34 Then a teacher of the law came to Jesus and said, “Teacher, I will follow you any place you go.” (Matthew 8:19 NCV) It seemed like a natural thing to say when the teacher … Continue reading

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June 20 – Victory is God’s

Mark 5:1-20; 2 Samuel 13; Daniel 7 One of the most amazing views from our location in Rwanda is the sunrise. When you wake up, you see the land shrouded in a haze. Through the mist, off in the east, … Continue reading

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March 23 – Sorry, No Cookies

Matthew 20:17-34; Numbers 15-16; Ecclesiastes 9:13-10:20 You’ve probably seen this as a meme, or perhaps on a T-shirt: “Come to the Dark Side – We have cookies.” It’s hard to imagine Darth Vadar doing promotions to recruit new members, but, … Continue reading

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March 11 – When Weeds Become Wheat

Matthew 13:24-58; Leviticus 19; Proverbs 29 Mass hysteria struck Massachusetts from February of 1692 to May of 1693. A few children began to act strangely. People began to denounce others as witches. The fact that one of the so-called witches … Continue reading

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March 1 – Ministry Costs

Matthew 8:14-34; Leviticus 1-2; Proverbs 19 Mother Teresa became convinced at the age of 12 that she was called to religious life. She left her home in Macedonia at the age of 18 and joined a convent in Ireland, never … Continue reading

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October 30 – Improbable

Isaiah 1:10-18; Psalm 32:1-7; 2 Thessalonians 1:1-4 11-12; Luke 19:1-10 Sherlock Holmes once said that “when you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, no matter how improbable, must be the truth.” This is how the great Sherlock Holmes solved so … Continue reading

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October 8 – Focus on the Work

Psalm 111; Numbers 12:1-15; Luke 5:12-16 If you’re a sports fan you have probably seen situations where the best player on the team you root for falls flat in the post season. You might even remark, in disgust, that the … Continue reading

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August 7 – In the Meanwhile…

Genesis 15:1-6; Psalm 33:12-22; Hebrews 11:1-3 8-16; Luke 12:32-40 The first time our house was robbed, the thieves came in by a side window after turning off the power to the house. They took what they wanted and left by … Continue reading

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January 9 – Our World

Luke 9:28-62; Genesis 16; Psalm 9 Sometimes I have a difficult time hiding my laughter when a student does something they shouldn’t. As funny as it may be, I have to avoid laughing, knowing that it won’t help discipline with … Continue reading

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