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April 29 – Heaven is Like…ah…Hmmm…Guess I’ll Trust God For That

(Published late at night because – Sunday and church obligations make it hard to write this earlier!) 1 Kings 6-7 Luke 20:27-47 “Jesus said to them, ‘On earth, people marry and are given to someone to marry. But those who will be … Continue reading

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April 28 – About This God and Caesar Thing

1 Kings 3-5 Luke 20:1-26 “Jesus said to them, ‘Then give to Caesar the things that are Caesar’s, and give to God the things that are God’s.’” (Luke 20:25 NCV) Taxes are a sore subject with most people. Most people … Continue reading

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April 19 – Light the Lamps and Sweep the House

2 Samuel 6-8 Luke 15:1-10 “Suppose a woman has ten silver coins, but loses one. She will light a lamp, sweep the house, and look carefully for the coin until she finds it.” (Luke 15:8) I’d heard a story once … Continue reading

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January 27 – A Taxing Response

Luke 20:1-26; Genesis 35:1-36:43; Psalm 27 It’s tax season again. Let’s see a show of hands. How many of you really love paying taxes? Hmmm. I’m not seeing many hands. The frustrating thing about preparing and paying taxes for many … Continue reading

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April 15 – Dangerous Giving

Acts 5:1-16; Deuteronomy 23-24; Job 15 The old saying is that it’s amazing how much can be accomplished if no one worries about getting credit. When you want credit or recognition for everything you do, that can gum up the … Continue reading

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March 26 – The Teachings of Jesus I Regret

Matthew 22:1-22; Numbers 21; Song of Solomon 1:1-2:7 I wish I could say that I love all the teachings of Jesus without reservation. The truth is that I’m not that spiritual. Some of His teachings I follow with gritted teeth. … Continue reading

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March 26 – “God, Caesar; Caesar, God”

Matthew 22:1-22; Numbers 21; Song of Solomon 1:1-2:7 Last year I did something I can’t ever remember doing. I rooted for the Green Bay Packers. As a Bears fan it isn’t a religion to hate the Packers, exactly, but it … Continue reading

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