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Like father, like son

Romans 6:1-11, John 8:33-47 When asked, many little boys will say, “When I grow up I want to be just like my father.” Certainly, any father would be honored to hear this statement from his son, especially if he were … Continue reading

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Disciples follow

Matthew 4:17-22 What was it that Jesus noticed about Simon and his brother Andrew? They were merely simple fishermen casting their nets. The same might be asked of James and John. They were not doing anything out of the ordinary. … Continue reading

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Disciples give

Mark 10:17-27, 2 Corinthians 9:1-15 The rich man walked away dejected. He had many possessions, or did he? Who can really say that the things within their grasp are truly their possessions? Are not all things from God? Certainly all … Continue reading

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Disciples witness

1 Thessalonians 2:1-16 “Grace to you and peace from God our father and the Lord Jesus Christ.” With this statement, or one similar, the apostle Paul opens his epistle letters through which he builds up the faith of the early … Continue reading

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Disciples pray

Matthew 6:5-15 As our Lord Jesus teaches his disciple to pray, notice he does not say “if you pray” but “when you pray.” God commands his children to pray. God wants us to be in relationship with him, expressing our … Continue reading

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Disciples worship

Psalm 150:1-6, Revelation 4:1-11 The psalmist exhorts God’s people to worship him in his temple. Worship God in his house with singing, with music and with thanksgiving and praise. In his vision, John witnesses the worship in heaven as the … Continue reading

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Great expectations

Matthew 6:25-34 Ours is a world of expectations. Children are expected to do well in school. College graduates expect to embark on a high paying career. Investors expect their portfolio will pay huge dividends. Life is filled with expectations, some … Continue reading

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