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August 7 – God Doesn’t Teach Us To Hate

Psalm 72-73 Romans 9:1-15 “I wish I could help my Jewish brothers and sisters, my people. I would even wish that I were cursed and cut off from Christ if that would help them. They are the people of Israel, … Continue reading

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July 12 – Pagan Temples, False gods, And Idols All Around

Psalm 4-6 Acts 17:16-34 “While Paul was waiting for Silas and Timothy in Athens, he was troubled because he saw that the city was full of idols.” (Acts 17:16 NCV) As Paul wandered about Athens, he was disturbed the religious … Continue reading

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June 23 – That’s The Way We’ve Always Done It

Esther 9-10 Acts 7:1-21 “Jacob’s sons became jealous of Joseph and sold him to be a slave in Egypt. But God was with him 10 and saved him from all his troubles. The king of Egypt liked Joseph and respected … Continue reading

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April 6 – “I’m Dying To Be Shown That You Are Not Just Any Man”

1 Samuel 4-6 Luke 9:1-17 “Herod said, ‘I cut off John’s head, so who is this man I hear such things about?’ And Herod kept trying to see Jesus.” (Luke 9:9) Herod Antipas was THE man in Galilee. He was … Continue reading

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March 27 – How Jesus Saw His Ministry

Judges 1-3 Luke 4:1-30 “The Lord has put his Spirit in me, because he appointed me to tell the Good News to the poor. He has sent me to tell the captives they are free and to tell the blind … Continue reading

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March 13 – Be Ready!

Deuteronomy 19-21 Mark 13:21-37 “I tell you this, and I say this to everyone: ‘Be ready!’” (Mark 13:37 NCV) When Jesus talked with His disciples about the end of times He mentioned a lot of things that could be happening. … Continue reading

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March 4 – Left Alone With Jesus

(As usual, Sunday was so full that I didn’t get this written until Monday) Numbers 29-31 Mark 9:1-29 “Then a cloud came and covered them, and a voice came from the cloud, saying, ‘This is my Son, whom I love. … Continue reading

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January 7 – What’s the Motivation?

Genesis 18-19 Matthew 6:1-18 “Your giving should be done in secret. Your Father can see what is done in secret, and he will reward you.” (Matthew 6:4 NCV) In this next section of the Sermon on the Mount, Jesus talks … Continue reading

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January 2 – Dealing With Unintended Consequences

Genesis 4-6 Matthew 2 (New Century Version) “Jesus was born in the town of Bethlehem in Judea during the time when Herod was king. When Jesus was born, some wise men from the east came to Jerusalem. They asked, ‘Where … Continue reading

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December 9 – Ending an Evil in Our World

Ephesians 5:1-20; Ezekiel 14-15; Isaiah 44 When Hugh Hefner died recently, he was eulogized and lionized by many who applauded his business acumen, or his work that opened up the doors to “sexual freedom.” He turned $8,000 of borrowed money … Continue reading

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