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Pentecost; September 17, 2021


Acts 2:42 They devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching and to the fellowship, to the breaking of bread and to prayer. The events on the day of Pentecost were momentous in every way, and here we have the response to … Continue reading

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Listening to God; August 30, 2021


Luke 10:16 “He who listens to you listens to me; he who rejects you rejects me; but he who rejects me rejects him who sent me.” This is a very familiar verse, but I just noticed a nuance in the … Continue reading

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Seeking God; July 21, 2021


Jeremiah 29:13 “You will seek me and find me when you seek me with all your heart.” Jeremiah was tasked by God with bringing messages of condemnation and destruction and also incredible and glorious hope. This verse brings to mind … Continue reading

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Prayer and Action; June 4, 2021


Nehemiah 4:9 But we prayed to our God and posted a guard day and night to meet this threat. People who never pray are making a huge mistake, but people who only pray and never act are likewise making a … Continue reading

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God-Centered Prayer; May 25, 2021


2 Kings 19:19 “Now, O Lord our God, deliver us from his hand, so that all kingdoms on earth may know that you alone, O Lord, are God.” Hezekiah’s prayer was spot-on. He acknowledged the track record of his opponent, … Continue reading

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Revival; April 15, 2021


Acts 2:38-39 Peter replied, “Repent and be baptized, every one of you, in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins. And you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit. The promise is for you and … Continue reading

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Evangelism: March 11, 2021


Acts 13:48 When the Gentiles heard this, they were glad and honored the word of the Lord; and all who were appointed for eternal life believed. This is in some ways a difficult passage. We don’t like the idea of … Continue reading

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Dinner Invitation; March 4, 2021


Matthew 22:14 “For many are invited, but few are chosen.” This is a famous saying of Jesus, but generally quoted out of context. The deciding point in whether someone was chosen was very simply their acceptance of the invitation. It … Continue reading

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Missions; February 14, 2021


Isaiah 66:19 “I will set a sign among them, and I will send some of those who survive to the nations–to Tarshish, to the Libyans and Lydians (famous as archers), to Tubal and Greece, and to the distant islands that … Continue reading

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The Invitation; January 12, 2021


Revelation 22:17 ┬áThe Spirit and the bride say, “Come!” And let him who hears say, “Come!” Whoever is thirsty, let him come; and whoever wishes, let him take the free gift of the water of life. I know I’ve written … Continue reading

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