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November 16 – Are You Thinking About Stuffing or De-Stuffing?

James 4; Jeremiah 27-28; Psalm 132 We seem to be in eternal competition here in the United States. We compare ourselves to our neighbors. In fact, one of the major, annual competitions is about to start – house decorations for … Continue reading

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May 10 – Changed Hearts

Acts 19:21-41; Judges 11:34-12:15; Job 40 You’ve probably seen, or heard, the phrase “You can’t legislate morality” if you’ve ever gotten into a discussion about certain moral issues and laws related to those issues. At first glance, it seems like … Continue reading

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March 5 – Envy

Matthew 10:26-42; Leviticus 9-10; Proverbs 23 Dr. Phil runs into some interesting situations. One situation that I was reading about involved a woman who was envious of another woman because the other woman could eat what she wanted and not … Continue reading

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January 29 – What Really Matters

Luke 21; Genesis 38; Psalm 29 How many times have you heard the old adage that “There’s no such thing as a stupid question?” Countless times. In the education field we repeat this constantly so our students will not be … Continue reading

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January 14 – Stuff is Not Good Enough

Luke 12:1-31; Genesis 21; Psalm 14 You’ve probably heard about stories of rich millionaires, even billionaires, who take a “bombshell” wife that’s fifty or sixty years younger. It isn’t long before he dies and his new will leaves everything to … Continue reading

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September 26 – In Search of Gold

Psalm 62; Amos 6:8-14; Revelation 3:14-22 In the late 1500’s the English and the Spanish were competing for discoveries in the New World. The English, having seen the gold brought back by the Spanish from South America, headed towards the … Continue reading

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June 8 – What I Really Need

Romans 13; 1 Samuel 25; Psalm 68 Our economy is based on consumerism. Ads are designed to appeal to people like me and make me not just want, but NEED, the latest thing – whether that be a soft drink … Continue reading

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February 26 – STOP! It’s Too Much!

Matthew 6:19-34; Exodus 35:1-36:38; Proverbs 16 The Israelites who fled from Egypt had a lot of problems. Their willingness to give for a greater purpose was not one of them. Sometimes it got them in trouble, as in the day … Continue reading

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February 18 – Contentment

Hebrews 13; Exodus 18:1-19:25; Proverbs 8 How much money do I need? It appears that I fit in well with most Americans on that score. The average American needs, “Just a little more.” So often it seems that our goals … Continue reading

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August 15 – First Things First

John 1:35-51; 1 Chronicles 9; Haggai 1:1-2:23 You probably hear people complain about this often. “I can’t seem to save any money. Everything I make seems to disappear.” At times, there seems to be a futility in life that we … Continue reading

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