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April 12 – Is Jesus Calling You Out?

1 Samuel 19-21 Luke 11:29-54 “One of the experts on the law said to Jesus, ‘Teacher, when you say these things, you are insulting us, too.’” (Luke 11:45 NCV) Jesus had started in on the Pharisees. He’d just noted their … Continue reading

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February 6 – Following God With All That I Am

Exodus 39-40 Matthew 23:23-39 “How terrible for you, teachers of the law and Pharisees! You are hypocrites! You give to God one-tenth of everything you earn—even your mint, dill, and cumin.[a] But you don’t obey the really important teachings of … Continue reading

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August 1 – Giving in Grace

1 Corinthians 16; 2 Kings 12-13; Micah 3 We’ve been keeping score the wrong way. Seriously. If you want to see who the best player in a particular sport may be, what do you do? You go to your favorite … 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 29 – Avoiding A “Weight Reduced” Belief

Matthew 23:13-39; Numbers 23:27-24:25; Song of Solomon 5:2-6:3 Adrian Monk would have made a great Pharisee. Although he was a first rate detective, he was obsessive and compulsive about things. The Pharisees tried so hard to please God by following … Continue reading

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January 13 – Priorities

Luke 11:29-54; Genesis 20; Psalm 13 We slavishly follow the rules knowing that, somehow, God will love us because we do that. As we follow those rules we ignore others because they might get in the way. Jesus was invited … Continue reading

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