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September 2 – What’s Love Got to Do With It?

Psalm 137-139 1 Corinthians 13 “I may have the gift of prophecy. I may understand all the secret things of God and have all knowledge, and I may have faith so great I can move mountains. But even with all … Continue reading

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June 28 – Unstoppable Joy, Drastic Change

Job 11-13 Acts 9:1-21 “Soon he began to preach about Jesus in the synagogues, saying, ‘Jesus is the Son of God.’ All the people who heard him were amazed. They said, ‘This is the man who was in Jerusalem trying … Continue reading

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June 22 – Our Response to False Accusations

Esther 6-8 Acts 6 “But the Spirit was helping him to speak with wisdom, and his words were so strong that they could not argue with him. So they secretly urged some men to say, ‘We heard Stephen speak against … Continue reading

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June 17 – Let There Be Faith

Nehemiah 7-9 Acts 3 “It was faith in Jesus that made this crippled man well. You can see this man, and you know him. He was made completely well because of trust in Jesus, and you all saw it happen!” … Continue reading

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August 20 – Progressive Faith

John 4:27-42; 1 Chronicles 16:7-43; Zechariah5 Advertising is a tricky business. People trying to sell you something try to make their product so appealing that you’ll want to go out and buy it. At the same time, they can oversell … Continue reading

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April 19 – Forgiveness

Acts 7:23-8:1a; Deuteronomy 31-32; Job 19 Charles Roberts was an angry person. For nine years that anger had festered as he blamed God, and himself, for his newborn daughter’s death. On October 2, 2006, he snapped. He entered an Amish … Continue reading

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June 2 – Our Charge

Psalm 30; 2 Samuel 14:1-11; Acts 22:6-21 There’s an old saying about job descriptions. The last responsibility, written or unwritten, is “Do what needs to be done. That seems out of place today since it seems that so many would … Continue reading

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January 11 – Preparing for Battle

Baptism of the Lord Psalm 106:1-12 (God saves through water); Judges 4:1-16 (Israel’s enemies drown); Ephesians 6:10-17 (The Christian’s spiritual armor) The baptism of Jesus signified the beginning of His ministry. The baptism of a new believer signifies the beginning … Continue reading

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January 29 – Facing Persecution

Luke 21; Genesis 38; Psalm 29 I’ve got to admit that I’ve never been persecuted for my faith. I can’t say that I’ve even been harassed. I have been fortunate so far while brothers and sisters in Christ are being … Continue reading

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April 21 – Sharing the Good News

Acts 8:26-40; Joshua 1-2; Job 21 As the church continued under persecution in Jerusalem, Philip went out and proclaimed the gospel. Of course, sometimes that came easy. All Philip had to do in today’s reading was overtake a chariot. He … Continue reading

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