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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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September 11 – Exasperation!

John 14:1-14; 2 Chronicles 20:1-21:1; Psalm 78:56-72 Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be one of the disciples? Imagine, sitting at Jesus’ feet and hearing His teaching in person; looking into His eyes and experiencing the … Continue reading

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June 19 – Integrity at Work

Mark 4:21-41; 2 Samuel 11-12; Daniel 6 We call it the “rat race.” It’s a “dog eat dog” cut throat world out there. Yes, it’s the business world where it seems like some people will do anything to get ahead. … Continue reading

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April 15 – Restoration

Acts 5:1-16; Deuteronomy 23-24; Job 15 God cares for people who are in poverty. That seems like an obvious statement because we all do that, right? We pay our taxes that help give money to people in need. In truth, … Continue reading

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August 27 – The Work Continues

John 7:1-24; 1 Chronicles 27-28; Zechariah 12 As David recounted his blessings to the people his one regret was that God had not allowed him to build the Temple. Still, the desire was so strong he did all he could … Continue reading

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May 10 – Money, Culture and God’s Plan

Acts 19:21-41; Judges 11:34-12:15; Job 40 There are a lot of reasons why people reject the idea of following Christ. If you do it right, following Christ causes you to reject other gods, may hurt the economy and may go … Continue reading

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