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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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November 13 – Meeting Needs

James 1; Jeremiah 21-22; Psalm 129 There is a theme throughout the Bible that is so easy to overlook on most occasions. There are times, though, that we have to work hard to overlook it. That theme is the call … Continue reading

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October 17 – First Things First

Revelation 17; Isaiah 1-2; Psalm 108 If we really want to know how to serve God, perhaps the best thing to do would be to ask Him what He would consider to be service that honors Him. Otherwise we could … Continue reading

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