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August 11 – My Weakness, God’s Strength

2 Corinthians 12; 1 Chronicles 1-2; Habakkuk 3 “And He said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for My strength is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore most gladly I will rather boast in my infirmities, that the power … Continue reading

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August 9 – Knowing The Enemy

2 Corinthians 10; 2 Kings 23:36-24:20; Habakkuk 1 “For though we walk in the flesh, we do not war according to the flesh. For the weapons of our warfare are not carnal but mighty in God for pulling down strongholds…” … Continue reading

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September 19 – God’s Strength Shows Through My Weakness

Ecclesiastes 1-3 2 Corinthians 11:16-33 “If I must brag, I will brag about the things that show I am weak.” (2 Corinthians 11:30 NCV) In modern terms, we’d probably describe this section of 2 Corinthians as Paul’s “humble brag.” In … Continue reading

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March 15 – Listening in Prayer

Deuteronomy 25-27 Mark 14:27-53 “Then Jesus went back to his followers and found them asleep. He said to Peter, ‘Simon, are you sleeping? Couldn’t you stay awake with me for one hour? Stay awake and pray for strength against temptation. … Continue reading

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November 6 – Heavenly Marriage?

Job 19:23-27a; Psalm 17:1-9; 2 Thessalonians 2:1-5 13-17; Luke 20:27-38 Harry and Jeannette de Lange had been married 63 years. Their love continued through difficulties and in later years they were placed in separate living facilities. They were finally able … Continue reading

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September 20 – Knowing

Psalm 12; Proverbs 17:1-5; 1 Corinthians 9:19-23 I have been a Cubs fan for over 50 years. Some of my first memories were coming home from school to watch the Cubs finish playing a game. After all that frustration, this … Continue reading

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August 11 – Rock the Boat

Psalm 82; Joshua 7:1 10-26; Hebrews 10:26-31 At one time in this world there was a doctrine known as “The Divine Right of Kings.” Those who adhered to this view believed that kings answered to no one since their rule … Continue reading

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January 6 – Epiphany

Isaiah 60:1-6 (Nations come to the light); Psalm 72:1-7 10-14 (All shall bow down); Ephesians 3:1-12 (The gospel’s promise for all); Matthew 2:1-12 (Christ revealed to the nations) Today we celebrate Epiphany. I’ll be honest…as a Baptist I had heard … Continue reading

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February 20 – Truth, Justice, and the Godly Way

Matthew 2; Exodus 22:1-23:33; Proverbs 10 I’ve heard the old saying ever since I was young that justice is blind. True justice seeks the truth and consequences are based on the truth. It doesn’t always work that way. Some would … Continue reading

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February 4 – Weak

Luke 24:13-53; Genesis 44; Psalm 35 How easy it is for me to slip into the prevailing culture of “only the strong survive” and look down on those who are weaker. That weakness may be physical, emotional or spiritual, but … Continue reading

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