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Accountable (Apr 8)

April 8 Accountable Today’s Scripture Readings: Psalm 50:1-6 | Deuteronomy 32:28-52 | Luke 12:35-59 |  Proverbs 12:24 Today’s Scripture Focus: Luke 12:35-59 The Lord answered, “Who then is the faithful and wise manager, whom the master puts in charge of … Continue reading

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Where is Your Treasure? (Apr 7)

Nothing reveals the state of our heart like our attitude toward possessions. As Jesus put it: “Where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.” This is true for the one who has little and for the one who has much—and everyone in between. Continue reading

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Religious Games (Apr 6)

When it comes to religion, there are some who play the game better than others. They come dressed in their Sunday best. They never miss a service. They are there every time the church door is open. They work hard making sure that everything looks good on the outside. They never admit failure. They try to do all their “religious acts” out in the open so everyone can see. Scrupulous about the details of their performance; every “t” is crossed—every “i” is dotted. Continue reading

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Passing it on to the Next Generation (Mar 29)

March 29 Passing it on to the Next Generation Today’s Scripture Readings: Psalm 45:1-9 | Deuteronomy 11:1-12:23 | Luke 8:22-39 | Proverbs 12:4 Today’s Scripture Focus: Deuteronomy 11:1-12:23 Love the LORD your God and keep his requirements, his decrees, his … Continue reading

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Waiting and Waiting and Waiting (Mar 16)

March 16 Waiting and Waiting and Waiting Today’s Scripture Readings: Psalm 40:1-5 | Numbers 24:1-25:18 | Luke 2:1-35 | Proverbs11:14 Today’s Scripture Focus: Psalm 40:1-5 “I waited and waited and waited for God. At last he looked; finally he listened. … Continue reading

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Keep the Fire Burning (Feb 18)

The aroma of the burnt offering was to go up to God always as a sweet savor to Him. It required the diligent attention of the priest so that it would not go out. Continue reading

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Show Me Your Glory (Feb 11)

February 11 Show Me Your Glory Today’s Scripture Readings: Psalms 24:1-6 | Exodus 32:1-33:23 | Matthew 26:69-27:14 | Proverbs 8:33-36 Today’s Scripture Focus: Psalm 24, Ex. 32-33 and Proverbs 8:33-36 “Who may ascend the hill of the Lord? Who may … Continue reading

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Worry or Trust? (Jan 8)

We all have needs, the most basic of which are described in this passage: “what shall we eat?” “what shall we drink?” “What shall we wear?” and “where will I live?” So, what do we do when we find ourselves in need? Continue reading

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Lukewarm (Dec 12)

December 12 Lukewarm  Today’s Scripture Readings: Psalm 139:13-18 | Amos 7:1-9:15 | Rev. 3:7-22 | Proverbs 29:23 Today’s Scripture Focus: Revelation 3 I know your deeds, that you are neither cold nor hot. I wish you were either one or … Continue reading

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Worldliness (Dec 1)

John’s insistence that we should not love the world or anything in the world is easily misunderstood or misapplied. For some it signals a dualistic way of life that views life in categories where spiritual is prized over earthly, sacred is valued and secular is rejected. This rejection fails to recognize that “the Earth is the Lord’s and the fullness thereof” (1 Cor. 10:26). Continue reading

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