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Watch, Wait, Work – Until the End Comes

One time, I had to leave the room to help another teacher with technical problems. While the teacher next door was able to listen for problems in my classroom for me, I was still concerned. When I finished my work and came back to the classroom, I noted my neighbor in my classroom. I groaned, but before I could ask what was wrong, she pointed at our assistant principal who had chosen that moment to do an unplanned walk through observation of my classroom. I think it’s safe to say that I died inside. I explained quickly why I wasn’t in the room and his comment made my day. “I wasn’t here to observe you, Mr. James, I was here to see how engaged your students were. They were doing a great job when I came in the classroom.”  Continue reading

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March 11 – Something Evil This Way Comes, Something Greater Shows God’s Love

Matthew 13:24-58; Leviticus 19; Proverbs 29 “ ‘Let both grow together until the harvest, and at the time of harvest I will say to the reapers, “First gather together the tares and bind them in bundles to burn them, but … Continue reading

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December 9 – Building a Life on Grace and Mercy

So Sundays….if I don’t get devotional finished on Sundays before church, I don’t always get back to it. So, here’s yesterday’s devotional today. Daniel 11-12 Jude “But dear friends, use your most holy faith to build yourselves up, praying in … Continue reading

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August 31 – Fellowship Meals, Remembering the Poor, and Proclaiming the Lord

Psalm 132-134 1 Corinthians 11:17-34 “So my brothers and sisters, when you come together to eat, wait for each other. Anyone who is too hungry should eat at home so that in meeting together you will not bring God’s judgment … Continue reading

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June 14 – The Hardest Command

Ezra 9-10, Acts 1 “Once when he was eating with them, he told them not to leave Jerusalem. He said, ‘Wait here to receive the promise from the Father which I told you about. John baptized people with water, but … Continue reading

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May 5 – Wait

Psalm 97; Acts 1:1-11; Psalm 47; Psalm 93; Ephesians 1:15-23; Luke 24:44-53 There are a lot of people who are like me. We hear of something that needs to be done and we are ready to jump on it and … Continue reading

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