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November 8 – The “Gospel” of the Fake News

2 Timothy 4; Jeremiah 11-12; Psalm 124 Fake News. We’ve all heard the stories about fake news. If you tend to be conservative, you find fake news that fits your own perspective and shout it from the mountaintops. If you … Continue reading

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September 10 – The Test Jesus Gave

John 13:21-38; 2 Chronicles 19; Psalm 78:38-55 Many years ago, a car company had a commercial to highlight discounts on their cars. In order to get the discount, though, you had to go down to the store and guess the … Continue reading

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June 7 – How to Get Even With God

Romans 12; 1 Samuel 23-24; Psalm 67 One of the most important tactics of war doesn’t occur on the battlefield, it occurs in the media and the speeches of the leaders. That tactic is one designed to de-humanize the enemy. … Continue reading

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April 7 – Keep On Loving

Matthew 27:32-66; Deuteronomy 7-8; Job 7 People don’t change their minds easily. Research shows that it is much easier to use information to reinforce a belief that is held, no matter how tenuous that belief might be, than it is … Continue reading

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September 15 – Grace to Sustain

Psalm 113; Exodus 23:1-9; Romans 3:1-8 You’ve probably heard about, or at least seen on TV shows, firefighters who are also arsonists. While the causes are many, the major cause used in TV shows is that the firefighter has the … Continue reading

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August 2 – Seasoned With Salt

Psalm 127; Ecclesiastes 3:16—4:8; Colossians 4:2-6 I am amazed that the Church has survived for so long. We have fought against each other. We have killed each other. We have other people that want to kill us. When we gain … Continue reading

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May 18 – Sin and Grace

Psalm 48; Numbers 24:1-14; Luke 1:26-38 The difference between “right” and “wrong” is never a matter of perspective. When someone wants to entice another person to do wrong, they always want you to look at the issue from “another view.” … Continue reading

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May 17 – Here Come da Judge

Psalm 48; Ezekiel 11:14-25; 1 Corinthians 2:12-16 If you listen to some people, there’s no such thing as right or wrong. Mention that something is wrong and they will screech “Jesus said not to judge!” While it is true that … Continue reading

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April 24 – Loving Each Other

Acts 11:1-18; Psalm 148; Revelation 21:1-6; John 13:31-35 As a teacher I have been known to give assignments where the grading was simple: if you did the assignment you got a 100. If you didn’t do the assignment, you got … Continue reading

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September 10 – But…They’re Wrong!

John 13:21-38; 2 Chronicles 19; Psalm 78:38-55 “Have you ever noticed ‘those’ Christians over there? You know the ones I’m looking at. Yea, those Christians. I don’t know about them. They have some beliefs that are really different. They really … Continue reading

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