Monthly Archives: March 2019

Who is greatest

Mark 9:30-37 Who is the greatest? Who could even dream of having such a conversation while walking with Jesus? Imagine the topics for discussion among the twelve. “Which one prays the best?” “Who is the most spiritual?” “Who is it … Continue reading

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Be healed

John 5:1-9 We have all heard of home remedies that may or may not actually work. One such remedy is chicken soup used to cure the common cold. Dark chocolate is thought to be a good remedy for a persistent … Continue reading

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Speaking of prophets

Matthew 11:7-15 Have you ever met a prophet? Chances are, if you had he wasn’t dressed in camel hair and eating locusts. Chances are also that, if you have encountered a prophet sent by God, you more than likely didn’t … Continue reading

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Tempted

Genesis 3:1-15, Luke 4:1-11 “The serpent was more crafty than any other creature.” Reading this, we can safely assume something is going to happen, and it won’t be good. The devil is out to destroy that which God created, and … Continue reading

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Boasting in Christ

1 Corinthians 1:10-31 There’s a cliché in sports that says, “It’s not bragging if you can back it up.” This is a favorite among gifted athletes who continually make the morning highlight reels. Given their accomplishments, why should they not … Continue reading

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No secrets hid

Matthew 23:23-39 How often have parents entered a child’s tidy and organized room only to encounter an avalanche of stuff upon opening of the closet door? On the surface the parent is initially delighted, but upon closer inspection such delight … Continue reading

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Those who are saved

Luke 13:23-28 Sometimes, when we ask questions, we need to be prepared for the answers. Once there was a rich young man who asked Jesus what he had to do to inherit eternal life. The answer Jesus gave him was … Continue reading

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Of first importance

1 Corinthians 15:1-10 Early in the morning, so many people are already wondering how they will tackle their daunting list of to-dos. This list never seems to get any shorter. There are always errands to run, new issues to address, … Continue reading

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Trouble loving you

Luke 10:25-37 I have to admit, I have had trouble loving you. Yes, you are my neighbor and Jesus commanded me to love you, but it has been truly difficult at times. At first, I thought it was because of … Continue reading

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Dear God

Psalm 103:1-22 Dear God, I was reading your Son’s sermon on the mount and his words about prayer especially caught my attention. Jesus said I should speak with you in private, that I should meet you in a quiet place. … Continue reading

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