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Jesus Takes the Offensive

So often, Jesus is seen responding to questions and attacks by the Jewish Religious leaders. In today’s stories, Jesus takes the lead by proposing His own conundrum and then by noting problems with the scribes and their lust for attention. … Continue reading

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October 29 – But Shouldn’t Christians Take Care of Everybody?

2 Thessalonians 3; Isaiah 29-30; Psalm 119:1-32 “For even when we were with you, we commanded you this: If anyone will not work, neither shall he eat. For we hear that there are some who walk among you in a … Continue reading

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November 19 – Religion – Overlord or Guide to Life?

Ezekiel 11-13 James 1 “Religion that God our Father accepts as pure and faultless is this: to look after orphans and widows in their distress and to keep oneself from being polluted by the world.” (James 1:27 NCV) Religion was … Continue reading

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September 15 – If Not Us, Then Who?

Proverbs 22-24 2 Corinthians 8 “At this time you have plenty. What you have can help others who are in need. Then later, when they have plenty, they can help you when you are in need, and all will be … Continue reading

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April 17 – Good Decisions

Acts 6; Deuteronomy 28; Job 17 Henry Ford had a problem. His Model-T car was too successful. He had introduced the assembly line in 1913 and production rose so much that he started making lots of money. His workers, however, … Continue reading

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April 13 – Responding to the Powers That Be

Acts 4:1-22; Deuteronomy 19-20; Job 13 The phrase “speaking truth to power” has almost become a cliché these days. Sometimes you hear people in power say terrible things and they proclaim that all they are doing is that speaking truth … Continue reading

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March 9 – Beauty Tips for Life

Matthew 12:22-50; Leviticus 15-16; Proverbs 27 Mirrors are great. I can’t imagine shaving without being in front of a mirror. I use a mirror when I comb my hair, usually. Yes, I do comb my hair. My wife uses a … Continue reading

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November 1 – What a Difference It Makes

Psalm 50; Zechariah 7:1-14; Jude 5-21 If someone was looking into people that claim to follow Christ they should probably ask one very important question: “What difference does it make in their lives?” We make some pretty bold claims as … Continue reading

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November 3 – Family First

1 Timothy 5:1-22; Jeremiah 1-2; Psalm 119:145-176 At one time people who moved to a new community were advised to join a church because you could make good, important connections there. It would look good on your unofficial resume. That … Continue reading

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April 17 – Service

Acts 6; Deuteronomy 28; Job 17 I used to be a waiter. I’d take peoples’ orders, bring their food, refill their coffee, tea, or water, and then clean the table when they left. It wasn’t an easy job and I … Continue reading

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