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August 8 – Your Hard Work Won’t Help You

Psalm 74-76 Romans 9:16-33 “So what does all this mean? Those who are not Jews were not trying to make themselves right with God, but they were made right with God because of their faith. The people of Israel tried … Continue reading

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June 20 – Dealing With Fake Faith

Esther 1-2 Acts 5:1-21 “Peter said, ‘Ananias, why did you let Satan rule your thoughts to lie to the Holy Spirit and to keep for yourself part of the money you received for the land? Before you sold the land, … Continue reading

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January 8 – Dealing With Desires and Needs

Genesis 20-22 Matthew 6:19-34 “Seek first God’s kingdom and what God wants. Then all your other needs will be met as well.” (Matthew 6:33 NCV) As Jesus moves on in the Sermon on the Mount, trust becomes the issue. Where … Continue reading

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December 2 – Always Appeal to Higher Instincts

Galatians 5:16-26; Ezekiel 1; Psalm 148 “Don’t throw me in the briar patch!” Most of us have heard and understood the purpose of these words uttered by Br’er Rabbit after Br’er Fox had tricked and caught him. Br’er Fox’s ears … Continue reading

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June 26 – The Last Judgment

Mark 8:1-21; 2 Samuel 19; Daniel 12 One Christian argume…er…discussion revolves around the end times. We have those, uhm, discussions that revolve around the question of whether or not Jesus returns before the millennium, and if so whether that happens … Continue reading

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June 9 – About That Judging Thing…

Romans 14; 1 Samuel 26; Psalm 69 As the story goes, a Baptist preacher and a Catholic priest were seated next to each other on a flight. They were having a calm discussion about their beliefs differed and how they … Continue reading

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May 1 – Growth of the Church

Acts 14; Joshua 22; Job 31 When I was younger, traveling with my parents, around meal times my dad would start scanning for places to eat. He’d look for billboards advertising local restaurants. When he had found a possible place … Continue reading

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April 29 – Humble Beginnings

Acts 13:1-25; Joshua 18-19; Job 29 It was in the mid 1970’s that a young Steve Jobs showed up at that electronics store asking for credit to buy the parts to assemble what became known as the Apple 1 computer. … Continue reading

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January 29 – Facing Persecution

Luke 21; Genesis 38; Psalm 29 I’ve got to admit that I’ve never been persecuted for my faith. I can’t say that I’ve even been harassed. I have been fortunate so far while brothers and sisters in Christ are being … Continue reading

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November 1 – Dealing With Blasphemers

1 Timothy 3; Isaiah 36-37; Psalm 119:97-120 Times were tense in Judah. Assyria had conquered Israel and just about everyone else in its quest for world conquest. Many cities of Judah had been captured and now the army was at … Continue reading

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