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August 12 – Thoughts About the God of Love and Peace

2 Corinthians 13; 1 Chronicles 3-4; Zephaniah 1 The gospel has been misinterpreted and abused throughout history. Paul talked about those who would make the gospel a source of wealth in his letter to the Philippians. It’s been used to … Continue reading

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March 18 – Enjoying Wealth

Matthew 18:1-20; Numbers 5-6; Ecclesiastes 5 The Chelsea Hotel in New York has been a hangout for artists for centuries. Mark Twain once lived there, as did Janis Joplin. At times, artists were allowed to pay the rent with their … Continue reading

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March 4 – Reputation

Matthew 10:1-25; Leviticus 7-8; Proverbs 22 Word of mouth. According to most people, that’s the best advertising there is. If a friend recommends a movie, a book, or a restaurant, you’re probably more likely to go to that movie, buy … Continue reading

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January 29 – What Really Matters

Luke 21; Genesis 38; Psalm 29 How many times have you heard the old adage that “There’s no such thing as a stupid question?” Countless times. In the education field we repeat this constantly so our students will not be … Continue reading

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January 24 – What’s the Roadblock?

Luke 18:18-43; Genesis 31; Psalm 24 Alex was a real entrepreneur! At the age of four, she started a lemonade stand. Alex has made a lot of money with her lemonade stand. Only Alex was a bit different from most … Continue reading

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January 22 – Before They Ask

Luke 17; Genesis 29:1-30; Psalm 22 “The Gospel is un-American” a friend of mine wrote recently. If you are a good American Christian, that might set your teeth on edge a bit. If you don’t live in the United States, … Continue reading

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January 21 – Thinking About Money

Luke 16; Genesis 27:46-28:22; Psalm 21 When it comes to building or repairing things, I am the last person to call for help. The Christmas before I got married, my family gave me a set of screwdrivers because they knew … Continue reading

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January 14 – Stuff is Not Good Enough

Luke 12:1-31; Genesis 21; Psalm 14 You’ve probably heard about stories of rich millionaires, even billionaires, who take a “bombshell” wife that’s fifty or sixty years younger. It isn’t long before he dies and his new will leaves everything to … Continue reading

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December 10 – Beyond Our Abilities

Isaiah 12:2-6; Amos 6:1-8; 2 Corinthians 8:1-15 Everyone wants the Church to be involved with helping people. Christians often realize that they and their church should do more. Non-Christians use lack of ministry as reasons to attack the Church. Everyone … Continue reading

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October 30 – Improbable

Isaiah 1:10-18; Psalm 32:1-7; 2 Thessalonians 1:1-4 11-12; Luke 19:1-10 Sherlock Holmes once said that “when you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, no matter how improbable, must be the truth.” This is how the great Sherlock Holmes solved so … Continue reading

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