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Scarecrows in a Melon Patch (Oct 8)

Something within each of us cries out for the eternal. As Pascal wrote, “There is a God-shaped vacuum in each of our hearts.” Yet many of us, instead of worshiping and serving the Creator, worship and serve created things. We, then, exchange the glory of the Almighty God for lesser gods. Continue reading

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Becoming Like the One You Worship

The Psalmist suggests that we become like the one we worship. The idols of the nations were sometimes beautifully crafted in precious metals, but they remained the lifeless works of human hands: having mouths but not able to speak; having ears but being unable to hear; Continue reading

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Scarecrows in a Melon Patch (Oct 8)

We, who would not think to bow down to an idol, create “idols of the heart.” We worship and serve many things. Paul shows us that even misplaced values like greed and materialism can become idols. So can entertainment, sports, music or a political cause. The list could include most anything that becomes our preoccupation. Only God can bring security and meaning. He is the only rightful object of worship. Continue reading

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Becoming Like the One You Worship (June 19)

The Psalmist suggests that we become like the one we worship. Continue reading

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The God Who Answers (June 17)

His bold faith brought him to a dangerous place. Continue reading

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Becoming Like the One You Worship (Jun 19)

June 19 Becoming Like the One You Worship Today’s Scripture Readings: Psalm 135:15-21 | 1 Kings 20:1-21:29 | Acts 12:24-13:15| Proverbs 17:16 The idols of the nations are silver and gold, made by human hands. They have mouths, but cannot … Continue reading

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Scarecrows in a Melon Patch (Oct 8)

Oct 8 Scarecrows in a Melon Patch Today’s Scripture Readings: Psalms 111:1-10 | Jeremiah 10:1-11:23 | Colossians 3:18-4:18 | Proverbs 24:28-29 Today’s Scripture Focus: Jeremiah 10:1-11:23 Like a scarecrow in a melon patch, their idols cannot speak; they must be … Continue reading

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Becoming Like the One You Worship (June 19)

June 19 Becoming Like the One You Worship Today’s Scripture Readings: Psalm 135:15-21 | 1 Kings 20:1-21:29 | Acts 12:24-13:15| Proverbs 17:16 The idols of the nations are silver and gold, made by human hands. They have mouths, but cannot … Continue reading

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Scarecrow in a Melon Patch (Oct 8)

Oct 8 Scarecrows in a Melon Patch Today’s Scripture Readings: Psalms 111:1-10 | Jeremiah 10:1-11:23 | Colossians 3:18-4:18 | Proverbs 24:28-29 Today’s Scripture Focus: Jeremiah 10:1-11:23 Like a scarecrow in a melon patch, their idols cannot speak; they must be … Continue reading

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Becoming Like the One You Worship (June 19)

June 19 Becoming Like the One You Worship Today’s Scripture Readings: Psalm 135:15-21 | 1 Kings 20:1-21:29 | Acts 12:24-13:15| Proverbs 17:16 The idols of the nations are silver and gold, made by human hands. They have mouths, but cannot … Continue reading

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