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Temptation; June 12, 2018


Luke 4:1-2 Jesus, full of the Holy Spirit, returned from the Jordan and was led by the Spirit in the desert, where for forty days he was tempted by the devil. He ate nothing during those days, and at the … Continue reading

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Rewards; May 20, 2018


Matthew 20:15 “Don’t I have the right to do what I want with my own money? Or are you envious because I am generous?” I was very interested to hear from my mother that even my seminary professor grandfather, the … Continue reading

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Temptation; April 29, 2018


Matthew 4:4 Jesus answered, “It is written: ‘Man does not live on bread alone, but on every word that comes from the mouth of God.’” This fits perfectly with the theme of God’s provision because Jesus was being tempted to … Continue reading

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Sin and Salvation; January 30, 2018


Isaiah 53:6 We all, like sheep, have gone astray, each of us has turned to his own way; and the Lord has laid on him the iniquity of us all. This chapter as a whole is an incredibly rich prophecy … Continue reading

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Good and Evil; December 1, 2017


Genesis 3:5 “For God knows that when you eat of it your eyes will be opened, and you will be like God, knowing good and evil.” It’s fascinating that the devil’s temptation in the Garden of Eden is still operative … Continue reading

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Heart Focus; June 1, 2017


1 Samuel 2:29 “Why do you scorn my sacrifice and offering that I prescribed for my dwelling? Why do you honor your sons more than me by fattening yourselves on the choice parts of every offering made by my people … Continue reading

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December 1, 2016


[The readings for the month of December are on the theme of Emmanuel.] Genesis 3:4-5 “You will not surely die,” the serpent said to the woman. “For God knows that when you eat of it your eyes will be opened, … Continue reading

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