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Tuesday, January 14, 2020

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Psalm 119:1-8 “Blessed are those whose ways are blameless, who walk according to the law of the Lord. Blessed are those who keep his statutes and seek him with all their heart –they do no wrong but follow his ways. You have laid down precepts that are to be fully obeyed. Oh, that my...

Tuesday, November 26, 2019

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Luke 14:28-30 It’s easy to be a Christian when it’s easy – when life is good, prayers are answered, and we are blissfully oblivious to the suffering in the world.  But it’s not always easy. Some days life is hard, and following Christ stretches and tests us, taking...

Wednesday, October 9, 2019

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Matthew 7:24-27 It’s not always easy to put what we know into practice.  If we take our health and well-being as an example, most of us know the behaviors and habits that lead to good health.  We should be eating a healthy and balanced diet, exercising regularly, getting enough...

Thursday, August 29, 2019

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Hebrews 11:8-10 “By faith Abraham, when called to go to a place he would later receive as his inheritance, obeyed and went, even though he did not know where he was going.  By faith he made his home in the promised land like a stranger in a foreign country; he lived in tents, as did...

Saturday, July 13, 2019

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Psalm 122:1-4 “I rejoiced with those who said to me, ‘Let us go to the house of the Lord.’ Our feet are standing in your gates, Jerusalem. Jerusalem is built like a city that is closely compacted together. That is where the tribes go up – the tribes of the Lord – to...

Thursday, May 2, 2019

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Acts 5:29-32 The book of Acts documents the birth and growth of the Christian church, including the ministry of Peter and the apostles – who at one point were jailed in Jerusalem and ordered not to teach in Jesus’ name.  Despite the risk of flogging, when the angel of the Lord...

Thursday, March 14, 2019

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Exodus 3:10-14 “So now, go.  I am sending you to Pharaoh to bring my people the Israelites out of Egypt. But Moses said to God, ‘Who am I that I should go to Pharaoh and bring the Israelites out of Egypt?’And God said, ‘I will be with you.  And this will be the...

Sunday, February 3, 2019

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Matthew 6:25-34 “Can any one of you by worrying add a single hour to your life?”  Matthew 6:27 (NIV) My family and I recently spent a few days at my parents’ home an hour or two from Lincoln.  During the trip, I knew we needed to have an important conversation &ndash...

Friday, June 22, 2018

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Hebrews 2:18 I’m sure I can’t count the number of times I’ve heard the phrase, “walk a mile in someone else’s shoes” over the years.  This common saying reminds us that before we judge another person, we should try to understand his or her experiences...

Friday, April 20, 2018

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Mark 1:16-20 “As Jesus walked beside the Sea of Galilee, he saw Simon and his brother Andrew casting a net into the lake, for they were fishermen. ‘Come, follow me,’ Jesus said, ‘and I will send you out to fish for people.’  At once, they left their nets and...