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November 14 – When God’s Grace Gets All of You

James 2; Jeremiah 23-24; Psalm 130 There is a debate among people who hire others to work for them that can get very interesting. Which is more important in hiring someone to do a job – their academic qualifications or … Continue reading

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June 5 – The Grace-full Remnant

Romans 11:1-24; 1 Samuel 20; Psalm 65 One of the popular themes in literature used in novels today is survival after the apocalypse. Post-apocalyptical literature includes a group of people who survive the war, most likely nuclear, or the great … Continue reading

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June 4 – Going Through the Motions

Romans 9:30-10:21; 1 Samuel 19; Psalm 64 Jonah was quite a head case. If you don’t believe that God uses all kinds to serve in His kingdom, think about Jonah. God calls Jonah to an immense task, but one that … Continue reading

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September 29 – Destroying Snakes

Psalm 37:1-9; 2 Kings 18:1-8 28-36; Revelation 2:8-11 There is this mythical belief among Christians that somehow, if they had more direct contact with God, they wouldn’t sin. I say mythical because that belief contradicts human nature, and we actually … Continue reading

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September 6 – Godliness

Psalm 101; 2 Kings 18:9-18; 1 Timothy 4:6-16 One of the greatest ironies in America today is that all the parking places near the entrances at fitness centers and gyms are taken. If you have ever belonged to a gym … Continue reading

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July 30 – Enough

Psalm 49:1-12; Ecclesiastes 1:1-11; Mark 10:17-22 As a teacher most of the work I had kids do involved projects. They had to do research and present their results, they had to build something, or they had to create some kind … Continue reading

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July 13 – Share the Gospel or Social Gospel?

Psalm 25:11-20; Ecclesiastes 9:13-18; Matthew 25:31-46 I recently heard someone talk about the “social gospel” and how excited he was that other churches were getting involved in it. The “social gospel” is the idea that we go out and meet … Continue reading

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July 7 – Faith, Works, Grace

Psalm 25:1-10; Genesis 41:14-36; James 2:14-26 You’ve probably heard people say that we need to do something about poverty in the US. We do. There is no doubt about it. Their solutions, however, don’t match their words. They don’t get … Continue reading

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June 30 – Deliverance From Our Body of Death

Psalm 66:1-9; 2 Kings 21:1-15; Romans 7:14-25 There are two types of crimes that tend to cause us to cringe in horror. In one type, a well respected person commits a major crime using his access to the target loot … Continue reading

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June 24 – God Can’t Love You Any More!

Psalm 16; 2 Kings 1:1-16; Galatians 4:8-20 George Washington is known as the Father of our Country. He held the American army together through some very difficult times, made some brilliant moves as the Commanding General of the army, and … Continue reading

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