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Following God; February 11, 2018


Jeremiah 5:30-31 “A horrible and shocking thing has happened in the land: The prophets prophesy lies, the priests rule by their own authority, and my people love it this way. But what will you do in the end?” This passage … Continue reading

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Justice; January 23, 2018


Isaiah 42:3-4 “A bruised reed he will not break, and a smoldering wick he will not snuff out. In faithfulness he will bring forth justice; he will not falter or be discouraged till he establishes justice on earth. In his … Continue reading

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God’s Control; December 24, 2017


Luke 2:1 In those days Caesar Augustus issued a decree that a census should be taken of the entire Roman world. In reading this account we recognize that Luke wanted to peg these events in historical context, but we perhaps … Continue reading

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Political Leadership; September 1, 2017


2 Chronicles 36:23 “This is what Cyrus king of Persia says: “‘The Lord, the God of heaven, has given me all the kingdoms of the earth and he has appointed me to build a temple for him at Jerusalem in … Continue reading

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January 16, 2017


1 Timothy 2:1-2 I urge, then, first of all, that requests, prayers, intercession and thanksgiving be made for everyone—for kings and all those in authority, that we may live peaceful and quiet lives in all godliness and holiness. This passage … Continue reading

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November 7, 2016


Acts 10:15 The voice spoke to him a second time, “Do not call anything impure that God has made clean.” This particular incident was God telling Peter that the door of salvation was open to the Gentiles, which was a … Continue reading

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August 3, 2016


Psalm 125:3 The scepter of the wicked will not remain over the land allotted to the righteous, for then the righteous might use their hands to do evil. This reads like a promise, but it sounds more descriptive to me. … Continue reading

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