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October 20 – Experiencing The Joy of Work

Isaiah 59-61 2 Thessalonians 3 “We had the right to ask you to help us, but we worked to take care of ourselves so we would be an example for you to follow. When we were with you, we gave … Continue reading

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October 17 – Appreciate Those Who Lead

Isaiah 50-52 1 Thessalonians 5 “Now, brothers and sisters, we ask you to appreciate those who work hard among you, who lead you in the Lord and teach you. Respect them with a very special love because of the work … Continue reading

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October 13 – Recognizing People’s Worth Like God Does

Isaiah 41-42 1 Thessalonians 1 “We continually recall before God our Father the things you have done because of your faith and the work you have done because of your love. And we thank him that you continue to be … Continue reading

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August 25 – What’s Important Is Our Status in Christ

Psalm 119:1-88 1 Corinthians 7:20-40 “You all were bought at a great price, so do not become slaves of people.” (1 Corinthians 7:23 NCV) In the midst of the discussion about marriage, Paul discussed our status in society. Then, he … Continue reading

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August 1 – Overwhelming Grace Overcomes Overwhelming Debt

Note: We’ve been having internet problems and I just discovered that this didn’t post on the appropriate day – when I was checking on why today’s (August 5) didn’t post. Psalm 57-59 Romans 4 “When people work, their pay is … Continue reading

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August 15 – Time

John 1:35-51; 1 Chronicles 9; Haggai 1:1-2:23 It’s been said people they could tell you what’s important in your life by looking at your calendar and your checkbook. Times have changed. Many people no longer keep checkbooks. They pay by … Continue reading

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March 12 – Jesus Deals With Grief

Matthew 14:1-21; Leviticus 20-21; Proverbs 30 One of the drawbacks of being a celebrity is that it’s very difficult to find time to be alone. Walking down the street or driving to a coffee shop will ignite a frenzy of … Continue reading

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December 22 – Endure Now for the Future Glory

Psalm 113; Genesis 30:1-24; Romans 8:18-30 The story of the ant and the grasshopper is an interesting story. In the original fable by Aesop, the ant works hard gathering and storing food while the grasshopper refuses to work and plays … Continue reading

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October 29 – Harsh Words

2 Thessalonians 3; Isaiah 29-30; Psalm 119:1-32 There seems to be a myth that Christians should not take a hard stance on issues. According to that myth, we are to be soft, fuzzy, and loving to all people. We are … Continue reading

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October 22 – Motivation

1 Thessalonians 1; Isaiah 11-13; Psalm 112 With some things, it doesn’t matter why you do them, the important thing is that they get done. Housekeeping chores are a lot like that. My wife doesn’t care why I do the … Continue reading

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