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The Inheritance of the Meek

January 3 (Matthew 5:5 NIV) Blessed are the meek, for they will inherit the earth. The ideal American male is tall, muscular, and is involved in athletics. Football players tend to be the top of that heap. If they excel … Continue reading

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November 1 – Dealing With the Problems and Frustrations of Life

1 Timothy 3; Isaiah 36-37; Psalm 119:97-120 “And Hezekiah received the letter from the hand of the messengers, and read it; and Hezekiah went up to the house of the Lord, and spread it before the Lord. Then Hezekiah prayed … Continue reading

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July 19 – More Action, Less Talk

1 Corinthians 7:25-40; 1 Kings 21; Amos 5 “So the king of Israel answered and said, ‘Tell him, “Let not the one who puts on his armor boast like the one who takes it off.”’” (1 Kings 21:11) King Ahab … Continue reading

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September 6 – Death! You Ain’t Got No Game!

Psalm 148-150 1 Corinthians 15:29-58 “’Death, where is your victory? Death, where is your pain?’ Death’s power to hurt is sin, and the power of sin is the law. But we thank God! He gives us the victory through our … Continue reading

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July 31 – Laughing In The Face Of Death

1 Corinthians 15:35-58; 2 Kings 11; Micah 2 Death. It’s a popular subject in literature. Death is a universal theme because everyone experiences it in every culture. Death becomes part of literature, art, and film. How death is portrayed may … Continue reading

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July 10 – Taunting Jesus

Mark 15:21-47; 1 Kings 11; Hosea 13 Trash talking is apparently an art. Google it and you will find lists of the best trash talk lines of all time. It’s the pre-game/fight warmup designed to get an edge on your … Continue reading

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November 14 – Throwing Out Words

Psalm 141; Ezekiel 11:14-25; Ephesians 4:25—5:2 In the 1960s a boxer by the name of Muhammad Ali “elevated” the “art” of trash talk to new levels. He even released a record of his trash talk as a form of poetry. … Continue reading

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July 19 – Trash Talk

Ahab had the best response to a trash talker ever: “So the king of Israel answered and said, ‘Tell him, “Let not not the one who puts on his armor boast like the one who takes it off.”‘” (1 Kings 20:11) In other words, “Talk is cheap before the battle. Let’s see if you’re talking the same trash after the battle.” Continue reading

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