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Watch, Wait, Work – Until the End Comes

One time, I had to leave the room to help another teacher with technical problems. While the teacher next door was able to listen for problems in my classroom for me, I was still concerned. When I finished my work and came back to the classroom, I noted my neighbor in my classroom. I groaned, but before I could ask what was wrong, she pointed at our assistant principal who had chosen that moment to do an unplanned walk through observation of my classroom. I think it’s safe to say that I died inside. I explained quickly why I wasn’t in the room and his comment made my day. “I wasn’t here to observe you, Mr. James, I was here to see how engaged your students were. They were doing a great job when I came in the classroom.”  Continue reading

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March 1 – Is It Worth It to Follow Jesus?

Matthew 8:14-34; Leviticus 1; Leviticus 2; Proverbs 19 “Then a certain scribe came and said to Him, ‘Teacher, I will follow You wherever You go.’ And Jesus said to him, ‘Foxes have holes and birds of the air have nests, … Continue reading

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February 6 – A Little Lower Than the Angels

Hebrews 2; Genesis 46:28-34; Genesis 47; Psalm 37 “But one testified in a certain place, saying: ‘What is man that You are mindful of him, Or the son of man that You take care of him? You have made him … Continue reading

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January 25 – Taking Another Look at Success

Luke 19:1-27; Genesis 32; Genesis 33; Psalm 25 “And Jesus said to him, ‘Today salvation has come to this house, because he also is a son of Abraham; for the Son of Man has come to seek and to save … Continue reading

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May 19 – The Food That Brings Eternal Life

1 Chronicles 7-9 John 6:22-44 “Jesus answered, ‘I tell you the truth, you aren’t looking for me because you saw me do miracles. You are looking for me because you ate the bread and were satisfied. Don’t work for the … Continue reading

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May 1 – Eventually, One of Them Has to be Right, Right?

1 Kings 10-11 Luke 21:20-38 “So be ready all the time. Pray that you will be strong enough to escape all these things that will happen and that you will be able to stand before the Son of Man.” (Luke … Continue reading

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April 3 – You Can’t Make Everybody Happy

Judges 19-21 Luke 7:31-50 “John the Baptist came and did not eat bread or drink wine, and you say, ‘He has a demon in him.’ The Son of Man came eating and drinking, and you say, ‘Look at him! He … Continue reading

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March 31 – What You Can Expect As a Follower of Christ

Judges 11-12 Luke 6:1-26 “People will hate you, shut you out, insult you, and say you are evil because you follow the Son of Man. But when they do, you will be blessed. Be full of joy at that time, … 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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March 11 – Almost Fit For Heaven

Deuteronomy 13-15 Mark 12:28-44 “When Jesus saw that the man answered him wisely, Jesus said to him, ‘You are close to the kingdom of God.’ And after that, no one was brave enough to ask Jesus any more questions.” (Mark … Continue reading

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