Tag Archives: troubles

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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November 18 – Trials

Psalm 46; Zechariah 11:1-17; 1 Peter 1:3-9 Christian mythology is very interesting at times. One of my “favorite” Christian myths is that once you commit to following Jesus as your Savior, all your troubles will go away. I’m not sure … Continue reading

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November 13 – The Pre-Game Show

Malachi 4:1-2a; Psalm 98; 2 Thessalonians 3:6-13; Luke 21:5-19 If you make it a habit to go to church, you will probably miss the pre-game show on TV. It is in this show that pundits discuss the game that’s about … Continue reading

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October 21 – Read The Fine Print

Psalm 84:1-7; Jeremiah 9:17-26; 2 Timothy 3:10-15 Have you ever read those “Terms of Service” put out by a company that you are buying something from? I mean all the way through? Or do you, like most people, click the … Continue reading

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October 18 – Sing!

Psalm 57; 1 Samuel 25:23-35; James 5:7-12 It’s easy to get weighed down by the troubles and concerns of this world. We have an election coming up and we know every negative thing about each of the candidates. I would … Continue reading

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September 23 – Not What We Deserve

Psalm 146; Proverbs 28:3-10; Ephesians 2:1-10 Ah, the good life! A nice home, a loving spouse, 2.2 children, a good job, a fine car, the best food and drink…. don’t we all dream of something like that? As we walk … Continue reading

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September 1 – Island Life

Psalm 1; Genesis 39:1-23; Philippians 2:25-30 Tattoo looked up in the sky and shouted “da plane! Da plane!” in the opening of one of the feel good TV shows of the late 70’s/early 80’s. On Fantasy Island all your dreams … Continue reading

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