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March 21 – The Wrong Question for the Right Reason

Matthew 19:16-30; Numbers 11-12; Ecclesiastes 8 “Just then a man came up to Jesus and asked, ‘Teacher, what good thing must I do to get eternal life?’ … ‘All these I have kept,’ the young man said. ‘What do I … Continue reading

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February 28 – It Ain’t Easy Having Faith

Matthew 8:1-13; Exodus 39; Exodus 40; Proverbs 18 “Now when Jesus had entered Capernaum, a centurion came to Him, pleading with Him, saying, ‘Lord, my servant is lying at home paralyzed, dreadfully tormented.’ And Jesus said to him, ‘I will … Continue reading

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January 25 – Taking Another Look at Success

Luke 19:1-27; Genesis 32; Genesis 33; Psalm 25 “And Jesus said to him, ‘Today salvation has come to this house, because he also is a son of Abraham; for the Son of Man has come to seek and to save … Continue reading

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April 26 – All You Really Need Is (A Changed) Heart

2 Samuel 23-24 Luke 19:1-27 “But Zacchaeus stood and said to the Lord, ‘I will give half of my possessions to the poor. And if I have cheated anyone, I will pay back four times more.’” (Luke 19:8 NCV) There … Continue reading

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November 16 – Are You Thinking About Stuffing or De-Stuffing?

James 4; Jeremiah 27-28; Psalm 132 We seem to be in eternal competition here in the United States. We compare ourselves to our neighbors. In fact, one of the major, annual competitions is about to start – house decorations for … Continue reading

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January 25 – When Stories Become Real

Just a note: this should have been done and posted yesterday. It wasn’t because of a family emergency. I will catch up with today’s post later. Luke 19:1-27; Genesis 32-33; Psalm 25 There is a video of a stunt for … Continue reading

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October 30 – Improbable

Isaiah 1:10-18; Psalm 32:1-7; 2 Thessalonians 1:1-4 11-12; Luke 19:1-10 Sherlock Holmes once said that “when you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, no matter how improbable, must be the truth.” This is how the great Sherlock Holmes solved so … Continue reading

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April 30 – Encountering Jesus

Psalm 67; Proverbs 2:9-15; Luke 19:1-10 “Birds of a feather flock together.” We all know that cliche. We all know that it’s usually used to warn our children about the kinds of kids they are hanging out with. Well, there … Continue reading

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January 25 – Treasures to Trash to Treasures

Luke 19:1-27; Genesis 32-33; Psalm 25 Some things about God don’t make sense. For instance, the rich young ruler came to Jesus. He was righteous as far as the law goes. His wealth was acquired fairly – probably. When he … Continue reading

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