Tag Archives: teachings of Jesus

September 2 – From Blinded to Disciple

John 9:24-41; 2 Chronicles 7; Malachi 4 “Then they said to him again, ‘What did He do to you? How did He open your eyes?’ He answered them, ‘I told you already, and you did not listen. Why do you … Continue reading

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September 28 – Don’t Even Welcome Them

2 John 1; Ezra 5-6; Psalm 93 The old joke used to be that anyone could throw on a bathrobe, walk the beaches of California, and utter a few incomprehensible sayings that seemed to have deeper meaning to start a … Continue reading

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September 13 – Loving Like Christ

John 15:1-16:4; 2 Chronicles 23; Psalm 80 There is an amazing freedom in life the minute we realize that Jesus loves us in the midst of our imperfections. We spend so much time either consciously or unconsciously seeking to gain … Continue reading

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July 30 – Decision Point

1 Corinthians 15:1-34; 2 Kings 10; Micah 1 Sometimes it seems like the future hinges on one decision. “Do I say ‘yes,’ or do I say ‘no?’” Paul put that type of decision in front of the Corinthians when he … Continue reading

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July 2 – “Taking the Fifth”

Mark 11:15-33; 1 Kings 2; Hosea 5:5-15 Jesus has the knack for putting us on the spot. As He was teaching and cleaning out the Temple during His last week before the Crucifixion, the Chief Priests and scribes demanded that … 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 1 – No Excuses

Matthew 8:14-34; Leviticus 1-2; Proverbs 19 “I am ready to follow Jesus except first I need to…” How many times has this phrase been used? How many times by me? In the early days of ministry as people were enthralled … Continue reading

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August 30 – Truth

John 8:21-47; 2 Chronicles 2:17-5:1; Malachi 1:1-2:9 “Truth” is an elusive concept to many. It is sought by philosophers and political debaters. It is sought by teachers in the classroom and the laboratory. Scientist and skeptic seek ways to search … Continue reading

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