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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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October 24 – “And Stretch 2, 3, 4 Now Reach Out in 5, 4, 3, 2, 1”

Jeremiah 3-5 1 Timothy 4 “Training your body helps you in some ways, but serving God helps you in every way by bringing you blessings in this life and in the future life, too. What I say is true, and … Continue reading

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September 19 – God’s Strength Shows Through My Weakness

Ecclesiastes 1-3 2 Corinthians 11:16-33 “If I must brag, I will brag about the things that show I am weak.” (2 Corinthians 11:30 NCV) In modern terms, we’d probably describe this section of 2 Corinthians as Paul’s “humble brag.” In … Continue reading

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July 17 – What Do You Expect When Doing God’s Will?

Psalm 18-19 Acts 20:17-38 “But now I must obey the Holy Spirit and go to Jerusalem. I don’t know what will happen to me there. I know only that in every city the Holy Spirit tells me that troubles and … Continue reading

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May 29 – It Was (Figuratively) the Best of Times, It Was (Literally) the Worst of Times

2 Chronicles 7-9 John 11:1-29 “Jesus said, ‘Your brother will rise and live again.’ Martha answered, ‘I know that he will rise and live again in the resurrection on the last day.’” (John 11:23-24 NCV) Sometimes, Jesus is easy to … Continue reading

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May 23 – Don’t Even Pick It Up

1 Chronicles 19-21 John 8:1-27 “Jesus raised up again and asked her, ‘Woman, where are they? Has no one judged you guilty?’ She answered, ‘No one, sir.’ Then Jesus said, ‘I also don’t judge you guilty. You may go now, … Continue reading

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September 15 – Protection

September 15 John 17; 2 Chronicles 25; Psalm 82 I remember running around the neighborhood with friends, walking to parks, and running to and from school in the morning. During the summer time, we did so much running around that … Continue reading

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July 16 – Success

1 Corinthians 4; 1 Kings 17; Amos 1 We all want to be “successful.” We really want our children to be “successful” and we hear stories of parents who have made great sacrifices so that their children can get the … Continue reading

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May 13 – Trouble Ahead

Acts 21:1-36; Judges 16; Psalm 42 You might get ready to call me a heretic, because I’m going to say something that modern Christianity doesn’t like to hear: when you follow God’s will, sometimes bad things happen. I thought about … Continue reading

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January 28 – God’s Got This

Luke 20:27-47; Genesis 37; Psalm 28 Have you ever wanted to run away and hide? Maybe it’s personal troubles and you just don’t want to be around people. Maybe relationships in the family aren’t going so well and it’s time … Continue reading

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