Tag Archives: Spirit

September 10 – The Joy, Joy, Joy, Joy Down in My Heart – No Matter What

Proverbs 8-9 2 Corinthians 3 “Our faces, then, are not covered. We all show the Lord’s glory, and we are being changed to be like him. This change in us brings ever greater glory, which comes from the Lord, who … Continue reading

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July 30 – Lord, Take My Heart and Mold Me

Psalm 51-53 Romans 2 “A person is a Jew only if he is a Jew inside; true circumcision is done in the heart by the Spirit, not by the written law. Such a person gets praise from God rather than … Continue reading

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June 22 – Our Response to False Accusations

Esther 6-8 Acts 6 “But the Spirit was helping him to speak with wisdom, and his words were so strong that they could not argue with him. So they secretly urged some men to say, ‘We heard Stephen speak against … Continue reading

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March 27 – How Jesus Saw His Ministry

Judges 1-3 Luke 4:1-30 “The Lord has put his Spirit in me, because he appointed me to tell the Good News to the poor. He has sent me to tell the captives they are free and to tell the blind … Continue reading

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March 15 – Listening in Prayer

Deuteronomy 25-27 Mark 14:27-53 “Then Jesus went back to his followers and found them asleep. He said to Peter, ‘Simon, are you sleeping? Couldn’t you stay awake with me for one hour? Stay awake and pray for strength against temptation. … Continue reading

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December 19 – Solving the Mystery Through Christ

Colossians 1:24-2:19; Ezekiel 27-28; Isaiah 54 Every year around Christmas, one of those “ya gotta see this movie!” movies comes out. It’s the one that people have been waiting all year, or longer, to see. We had another one of … Continue reading

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May 7 – E Unum Pluribus

Acts 17:16-34; Judges 7-8; Job 37 “E pluribus Unum” was the unofficial motto of the United States until the phrase “In God we trust” was adopted officially in 1956. The phrase was meant to convey the amazing experiment that was … Continue reading

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July 31 – Walls

Ecclesiastes 1:2 12-14; 2:18-23; Psalm 49:1-12; Colossians 3:1-11; Luke 12:13-21 Robert Frost has an amazing ability to put real life situations into poetry. In his poem “Mending Walls” he tells the story of an annual spring time rite: rebuilding the … Continue reading

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June 26 – Living La Vida List(a)

1 Kings 19:15-16 19-21; Psalm 16; Galatians 5:1 13-25; Luke 9:51-62 Whenever we travel I have to depend on my wife. I tend to do things at the last minute and when it comes to packing I would probably forget … Continue reading

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May 27 – One Way

Psalm 96:1-9; 1 Kings 8:14-21; 2 Corinthians 11:1-6 People want to know that things are right between them and God. No one wants to walk around knowing that God is mad at them, right? What has happened in recent years, … Continue reading

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