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December 12 – Dare We Open The Door?

Hosea 9-11 Revelation 3 “You say, ‘I am rich, and I have become wealthy and do not need anything.’ But you do not know that you are really miserable, pitiful, poor, blind, and naked. I advise you to buy from … Continue reading

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July 15 – How Do You Measure Your Net Worth?

Psalm 13-15 Acts 19:21-41 “And during that time, there was some serious trouble in Ephesus about the Way of Jesus.” (Acts 19:23 NCV) Paul prepared to go back to Jerusalem, but he wanted to visit the churches in Macedonia before … Continue reading

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April 28 – About This God and Caesar Thing

1 Kings 3-5 Luke 20:1-26 “Jesus said to them, ‘Then give to Caesar the things that are Caesar’s, and give to God the things that are God’s.’” (Luke 20:25 NCV) Taxes are a sore subject with most people. Most people … Continue reading

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April 24 – When You Follow the Checklist and it Ain’t Enough

2 Samuel 19-20 Luke 18:1-23 “When Jesus heard this, he said to him, ‘There is still one more thing you need to do. Sell everything you have and give it to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven. … Continue reading

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September 26 – In Search of Gold

Psalm 62; Amos 6:8-14; Revelation 3:14-22 In the late 1500’s the English and the Spanish were competing for discoveries in the New World. The English, having seen the gold brought back by the Spanish from South America, headed towards the … Continue reading

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August 6 – God, Money…Your Choice

Psalm 33:12-22; Genesis 11:27-32; Matthew 6:19-24 Every four years at this time the world stops its bickering, well, mostly, and turns their eyes to the Olympic Games. The Opening Ceremonies are over and the competition has begun. We pay homage … Continue reading

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July 1 – What to Give?

Psalm 66:1-9; Jeremiah 51:47-58; 2 Corinthians 8:1-7 A report I read about charitable giving during the economic distress our country dealt with recently was eye opening. The giving from wealthy people, those earning $100,000 and above, declined over 3% from … Continue reading

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June 12 – Living in Debt

Romans 16; 2 Samuel 1; Psalm 72 Throughout the ages there has been a tension between the “haves” and the “have nots.” In the United States, while that tension is still there, almost all of us have one thing in … Continue reading

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