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September 10 – The Joy, Joy, Joy, Joy Down in My Heart – No Matter What

Proverbs 8-9 2 Corinthians 3 “Our faces, then, are not covered. We all show the Lord’s glory, and we are being changed to be like him. This change in us brings ever greater glory, which comes from the Lord, who … Continue reading

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August 25 – What’s Important Is Our Status in Christ

Psalm 119:1-88 1 Corinthians 7:20-40 “You all were bought at a great price, so do not become slaves of people.” (1 Corinthians 7:23 NCV) In the midst of the discussion about marriage, Paul discussed our status in society. Then, he … Continue reading

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July 17 – What Do You Expect When Doing God’s Will?

Psalm 18-19 Acts 20:17-38 “But now I must obey the Holy Spirit and go to Jerusalem. I don’t know what will happen to me there. I know only that in every city the Holy Spirit tells me that troubles and … Continue reading

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June 6 – Are We In Enough Trouble Yet?

2 Chronicles 25-27 John 16 “I told you these things so that you can have peace in me. In this world you will have trouble, but be brave! I have defeated the world.” (John 16:33 NCV) One of the promises … Continue reading

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May 8 – I Will Be With You Always

2 Kings 4-6 Luke 24:36-53 “While the two followers were telling this, Jesus himself stood right in the middle of them and said, ‘Peace be with you.’” (Luke 24:36 NCV) I think the emotions of the disciples must have been … Continue reading

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February 24 – Calming the Storms

Numbers 7-8 Mark 4:21-41 “Jesus was at the back of the boat, sleeping with his head on a cushion. His followers woke him and said, ‘Teacher, don’t you care that we are drowning!’” (Mark 4:38 NCV) Jesus had finished a … Continue reading

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October 2 – First Love

Revelation 2; Nehemiah 3; Psalm 97 When my wife and I first started dating, we were insufferable. People had us pegged to be married within a week. We did a lot of handholding, talking incessantly until late at night, we … Continue reading

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September 14 – Peace and Encouragement

John 16:4-33; 2 Chronicles 24; Psalm 81 Have you ever noticed how much of our music revolves around our troubles? Jimmy cracks corn and no one even cares, because worse things are happening, if you listen to folk songs. We … Continue reading

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August 2 – Troubles Come

2 Corinthians 1:1-2:4; 2 Kings 14; Micah 4:1-5:1 My dad had a friend named Bill the last years of his life. Bill W made a great change in his life and the funny thing is that Bill had died years … Continue reading

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January 5 – Refuge

Luke 7:18-50; Genesis 11; Psalm 5 Have you ever watched a disaster movie? Most of us have seen one, or at least seen the trailers when they advertise on TV. When the disasters might affect children, there is always a … Continue reading

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