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August 27 – Dealing With Hate Like God Does

John 7:1-24; 1 Chronicles 27-28; Zechariah 12 “The world cannot hate you, but it hates Me because I testify of it that its works are evil.” (John 7:7 NKJV) Good and evil is in the mind of the beholder. If … Continue reading

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August 23 – We Can Do Little Things to Make a Big Difference in the Future

John 5:19-47; 1 Chronicles 20:1-22:1; Zechariah 8 “‘…These are the things you shall do: Speak each man the truth to his neighbor; Give judgment in your gates for truth, justice, and peace; Let none of you think evil in your … Continue reading

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August 10 – Looking for God’s Light, Not Artificial Light

2 Corinthians 11; 2 Kings 25; Habakkuk 2 “And no wonder! For Satan himself transforms himself into an angel of light. Therefore it is no great thing if his ministers also transform themselves into ministers of righteousness, whose end will … Continue reading

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August 1 – Toward a Balanced Faith

1 Corinthians 16; 2 Kings 12; 2 Kings 13; Micah 3  Watch, stand fast in the faith, be brave, be strong. Let all that you do be done with love. (1 Corinthians 16:13-14 NKJV)  Paul wrapped up this first letter … Continue reading

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July 13 – Totally Ridiculous!

1 Corinthians 1:18-31; 1 Kings 14; Joel 2:1-11 “For Jews request a sign, and Greeks seek after wisdom; but we preach Christ crucified, to the Jews a stumbling block and to the Greeks foolishness, but to those who are called, … Continue reading

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March 8 – No Good Deed Goes Unpunished

Matthew 12:1-21; Leviticus 14; Proverbs 26 “Then He said to the man, ‘Stretch out your hand.’ And he stretched it out, and it was restored as whole as the other. Then the Pharisees went out and plotted against Him, how … Continue reading

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December 8 – Following the Way of Truth

Daniel 8-10 3 John “Nothing gives me greater joy than to hear that my children are following the way of truth.” (3 John 4 NCV) The leader of a church that was close to the heart of John, he considered … Continue reading

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December 4 – Opening Our Eyes to the Needs All Year Long

Ezekiel 46-47 1 John 3 “This is how we know what real love is: Jesus gave his life for us. So we should give our lives for our brothers and sisters. Suppose someone has enough to live and sees a … Continue reading

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December 2 – The Eternal Battle Between Light and Dark

Ezekiel 42-44 1 John 1 “So if we say we have fellowship with God, but we continue living in darkness, we are liars and do not follow the truth. But if we live in the light, as God is in … Continue reading

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November 30 – In It For The Money

Ezekiel 37-39 2 Peter 2 “Those false teachers only want your money, so they will use you by telling you lies. Their judgment spoken against them long ago is still coming, and their ruin is certain.” (2 Peter 2:3 NCV) … Continue reading

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