Author Archives: David Nuottila

Grace without limit

1 John 1:1-10 The speed limit sign says 40, but everyone knows you can go a little faster without being pulled over. The blue lights flashing in your mirror suggest otherwise and you can’t argue with the person wearing the … Continue reading

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Hear our prayer

Mark 9:14-29 There is one thing that is fairly certain, we all, at one time or another, ask people to keep us in their prayers. Another thing that is certain is that others have asked us to do the same. … Continue reading

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Listen, hear, understand

Matthew 13:18-23, 1 Timothy 2:1-6, Leviticus 26:1-20 I am amazed by people who solve math problems with relative ease. Math is not my forte; I do not have a head for numbers. In the classroom, I needed to concentrate on … Continue reading

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Friendship

1 Thessalonians 1:1-10 We all have friends with whom we lost contact. Friendship is not just a relationship between people; it is also something that takes time and great effort to maintain. Quality friendships endure because those in such relationships … Continue reading

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Let your light shine

Matthew 5:13-16 Jesus said to his disciples, “A city set on a hill cannot be hidden. Nor do people light a lamp and put it under a basket.” God blesses the Church with the most precious treasure there is, the … Continue reading

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Worship the one who saves

Mark 14:1-11 The chief priests and the scribes supposed him a threat, so they conspired to arrest him and have him killed. Judas Iscariot turned traitor and made arrangements to betray him, receiving a handsome reward for his dubious effort. … Continue reading

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Be content

1 Timothy 6:1-10 Songwriter Harry Chapin spun a tale of a man named Mr. Tanner, a dry cleaner who was very good at his work. He was content with his chosen profession and loved his customers. Tanner was also a … Continue reading

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