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November 30 – Finding Hope in God in the Midst of Utter Desolation

Galatians 4:21-31; Lamentations 3-4; Psalm 146 “This I recall to my mind, Therefore I have hope. Through the Lord’s mercies we are not consumed, Because His compassions fail not. They are new every morning; Great is Your faithfulness. ‘The Lord … Continue reading

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January 3 – Quid Pro Nihil

Luke 6:27-49; Genesis 6; Genesis 7; Psalm 3 “But love your enemies, do good, and lend, hoping for nothing in return; and your reward will be great, and you will be sons of the Most High. For He is kind … Continue reading

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April 7 – Keep On Loving

Matthew 27:32-66; Deuteronomy 7-8; Job 7 People don’t change their minds easily. Research shows that it is much easier to use information to reinforce a belief that is held, no matter how tenuous that belief might be, than it is … Continue reading

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January 18 – Cry Out to God

Luke 14:1-24; Genesis 25; Psalm 18 Sometimes the most effective prayers are the shortest. When trouble comes, I will often say something like “Lord, Help me.” Not only is there no need for long drawn out prayers following some formula … Continue reading

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September 11 – Our Battle Cry

John 14:1-14; 2 Chronicles 20:1-21:1; Psalm 78:56-72 Today is no longer a normal day in the United States. We approach this day as a day of remembrance, tinged with a bit of fear. We ask ourselves “Will another attack come … Continue reading

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April 10 – Unfair!

Acts 2:1-13; Deuteronomy 13-14; Job 10 “Life’s not fair; deal with it.” If my students were to write the message on my tombstone they would probably vote for that line to be there I use it so often. If life … Continue reading

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