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November 14 – Learning to Encourage and Love Each Other

Lamentations 3-5 Hebrews 10:19-39 “And let us consider one another in order to stir up love and good works, not forsaking the assembling of ourselves together, as is the manner of some, but exhorting one another, and so much the … Continue reading

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August 29 – I Can Do Anything I Want

Psalm 126-128 1 Corinthians 10:19-33 “’We are allowed to do all things,’ but not all things are good for us to do. ‘We are allowed to do all things,’ but not all things help others grow stronger. Do not look … Continue reading

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December 11 – The Battle Against Spiritual Forces of Wickedness

Ephesians 6; Ezekiel 17; Isaiah 46 During the Vietnam War, Country Joe and the Fish asked the kind of question that should be asked by anyone who thinks war is an option: “One, two, three, what are we fighting for?” … Continue reading

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October 27 – Confession

Psalm 32:1-7; Proverbs 15:8-11 24-33; 2 Corinthians 1:1-11 I get tired watching a marathon on TV. Do you know that there are some people who run Marathons all the time? There is an even more difficult race called a Triathlon … Continue reading

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June 14 – Finding Time

Mark 1:21-45; 2 Samuel 3:2-39; Daniel 2:1-23 Our economy runs on energy. We are now debating what that energy will look like in the future: will we remain a fossil fuel burning economy or will we find a way to … Continue reading

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June 10 – Showing Strength

Romans 15:1-13; 1 Samuel 27-28; Psalm 70 Strength is an interesting word. We usually use it to compare our strength with someone else’s usually favorably. (Otherwise, why bring it up?) Paul uses it to talk about the quality of our … Continue reading

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May 13 – Just Run!

Acts 21:1-36; Judges 16; Psalm 42 “If you loved me, you wouldn’t ask.” We teach girls to say things like that to boys who try to take advantage of their love in bad ways. In truth, it’s a question that … Continue reading

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September 3 – Strength

John 10:1-21; 2 Chronicles 8; Psalm 73 We all have things that we secretly want. Our priorities are laid bare by challenges like, “If you had a million dollars, what would you do with it?” We make our lists and … Continue reading

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