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May 21 – Jesus Schooled Them!

1 Chronicles 13-15 John 7:1-27 “When the feast was about half over, Jesus went to the Temple and began to teach. The people were amazed and said, ‘This man has never studied in school. How did he learn so much?’ … Continue reading

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August 22 – God Helps Those Who…

John 5:1-18; 1 Chronicles 18-19; Zechariah 7 The average American has some understanding of the Bible. For instance, almost all of us know that “God helps those who help themselves” is a direct quote from the Bible. It’s there in, … Continue reading

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July 13 – Foolishness or Power?

1 Corinthians 1:18-31; 1 Kings 14; Joel 2:1-11 I remember messing up as a child. I would do something foolish, and my dad or my mom would punish me. No matter how severe the punishment may have been, the hardest … Continue reading

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July 11 – Breaking Up is Easy – Comparatively

Mark 16; 1 Kings 12:1-31; Hosea 14 Forming a new country isn’t easy. When South Sudan became an independent country in 2011, certain steps needed to be followed. One of the first things they needed to do was to declare … Continue reading

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June 18 – “Who Ya Gonna Call?”

Mark 4:1-20; 2 Samuel 9; 2 Samuel 10; Daniel 5 You’ve probably heard someone say it if something strange happened: “Who ya gonna call? Ghostbusters!” Ok, I probably have to apologize for doing that right now because some of you … Continue reading

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June 25 – More Stuff More God?

Psalm 16; Deuteronomy 32:15-27 39-43; Luke 9:21-27 My dad had a lot of wisdom. I remember how often I wanted to call him up or sit down with him and ask him advice. After he died there were countless times … Continue reading

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June 20 – That’s Crazy!

Psalm 64; Job 18:1-21; 1 Corinthians 1:18-31 Terry Bisson wrote the following in the midst of a comedic writing called “They’re Made Out of Meat” for Omni magazine in 1990. In this piece, two aliens are discussing the discovery of … Continue reading

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April 29 – Wisdom

Psalm 67; Proverbs 2:6-8; Acts 16:1-8 A lot of careers have basic educational requirements that include a college degree. Many places will increase their workers’ salaries when they receive advanced degrees such as masters or doctoral degrees. As a result, … Continue reading

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January 2 – Pure Wisdom

January 2 Psalm 147:12-20 (Praise God in Zion); Proverbs 1:1-7 (Grow in wisdom and knowledge); James 3:13-18 (The wisdom from above) (New International Version) We serve an amazing God. His control over this world is absolute. He speaks and the … Continue reading

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October 5 – The Cross: Foolishness or Power?

Revelation 5; Nehemiah 7:5-8:12; Psalm 100 In his book “The Great Divorce” CS Lewis tells the story of the fictional theologian who thinks Jesus was a failure because He died at such an early age. He ponders aloud the question … Continue reading

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