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May 18 – “Test? Nobody Told Me There Was Going To Be A Test!”

1 Chronicles 4-6 John 6:1-21 “When Jesus looked up and saw a large crowd coming toward him, he said to Philip, ‘Where can we buy enough bread for all these people to eat?’ (Jesus asked Philip this question to test … Continue reading

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May 16 – Jesus Gives So That We Can Give

2 Kings 24-25 John 5:1-24 “Then Jesus said, ‘Stand up. Pick up your mat and walk.’ And immediately the man was well; he picked up his mat and began to walk.” (John 5:8-9 NCV) They were lying around a pool … Continue reading

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November 20 – Returning Blessings For Evil

1 Peter 3; Jeremiah 35-36; Psalm 136 I saw a quote the other day that made me mad. The message of the quote was that the only people you should try to get even with are the people who’ve done … Continue reading

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October 24 – Don’t Be Surprised

1 Thessalonians 2:17-20; 1 Thessalonians 3; Isaiah 17; Isaiah 18; Isaiah 19; Psalm 114 Surprises can be fun. When it’s your birthday and your spouse takes you out for what you think is going to be a dinner between the … Continue reading

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August 26 – Should I Stay or Should I Leave

Yes, I know it’s late. I’m going to be catching up after our hurricane break. Be ready for more than one a day until I do get caught up. John 6:60-71; 1 Chronicles 25-26; Zechariah 11 Evacuation was an important … Continue reading

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October 14 – Where Do You Look?

Psalm 121; Genesis 31:43—32:2; 2 Timothy 2:14-26 The older man was walking down the street. As he came to the corner, he noted a little boy searching around the road under the street light. He was concerned about the youngster … Continue reading

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September 3 – Conflict!

Psalm 1; Deuteronomy 29:2-20; Matthew 10:34-42 Have you ever noticed that when people have a strong belief in something that they cause all kinds of trouble by showing their belief and sticking to it? Often they believe in a cause … Continue reading

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April 1 – It Happens to the Best of Us

Matthew 25:1-30; Numbers 30-31; Job 1 There’s a catchphrase I’ve seen a lot recently: “And that’s when the trouble began.” You know how it is when everything is going great and someone says something like “I’m surprised we haven’t had … Continue reading

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March 25 – Trouble Brewing

Matthew 21:28-46; Numbers 19-20; Ecclesiastes 11:9-12:14 In the days after the Triumphal Entry Jesus confused those who expected Him to take over military control. Rather than capitalizing on the crowds that followed Him He spent time doing things like throwing … Continue reading

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December 21 – Nahum and Revelation 13

Where was God? How many times have we heard that question recently? I for one can’t blame the people asking that question. My question is a little different but it is close: “Why God?” We expect to protect us from … Continue reading

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