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Desire for Wealth; March 28, 2020


1 Timothy 6:9 People who want to get rich fall into temptation and a trap and into many foolish and harmful desires that plunge men into ruin and destruction. It’s the first part of the next verse that is so … Continue reading

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Worthy; March 17, 2020


1 Thessalonians 2:11-12 For you know that we dealt with each of you as a father deals with his own children, encouraging, comforting and urging you to live lives worthy of God, who calls you into his kingdom and glory. … Continue reading

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Serving God; March 21, 2019


Acts 21:13 Then Paul answered, “Why are you weeping and breaking my heart? I am ready not only to be bound, but also to die in Jerusalem for the name of the Lord Jesus.” Some see this as Paul stubbornly … Continue reading

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God’s Equipping; December 14, 2018


Hebrews 13:20-21 May the God of peace, who through the blood of the eternal covenant brought back from the dead our Lord Jesus, that great Shepherd of the sheep, equip you with everything good for doing his will, and may … Continue reading

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Positive Goals; November 28, 2018


1 Timothy 6:11 But you, man of God, flee from all this, and pursue righteousness, godliness, faith, love, endurance and gentleness. The section ahead of this that talks about greed is very famous, but Paul very rightly changes gears in … Continue reading

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Marriage; November 3, 2018


Ephesians 5:25 Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her. I find it amusing to have this passage on a day when I am performing a wedding, because I always read this … Continue reading

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Being Productive; October 5, 2018


1 Corinthians 15:58 Therefore, my dear brothers, stand firm. Let nothing move you. Always give yourselves fully to the work of the Lord, because you know that your labor in the Lord is not in vain. What an enormously comforting … Continue reading

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Asking for People; September 2, 2018


Acts 27:23-24 “Last night an angel of the God whose I am and whom I serve stood beside me and said, ‘Do not be afraid, Paul. You must stand trial before Caesar; and God has graciously given you the lives … Continue reading

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Stewardship; June 26, 2018


Luke 12:48 “From everyone who has been given much, much will be demanded; and from the one who has been entrusted with much, much more will be asked.” Ambition is a dangerous thing. This teaching, along with the famous parable … Continue reading

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Biography; April 4, 2018


John 20:30-31 Jesus did many other miraculous signs in the presence of his disciples, which are not recorded in this book. But these are written that you may believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God, and that … Continue reading

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