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Evangelism; September 25, 2020


Psalm 67:1-2 May God be gracious to us and bless us and make his face shine upon us, that your ways may be known on earth, your salvation among all nations. It is refreshing to have such a “Great Commission” … Continue reading

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Evangelism; September 20, 2020


2 Chronicles 30:9 “If you return to the Lord, then your brothers and your children will be shown compassion by their captors and will come back to this land, for the Lord your God is gracious and compassionate. He will … Continue reading

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Racial Discrimination; September 2, 2020


Acts 10:34-35 Then Peter began to speak: “I now realize how true it is that God does not show favoritism but accepts men from every nation who fear him and do what is right.” This was indeed a momentous revelation … Continue reading

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Evangelism; August 31, 2020


Acts 8:4 Those who had been scattered preached the word wherever they went. This verse first struck me a long time ago. This was the response to significant, organized persecution in Jerusalem, energized by Saul of Tarsus, as it explains … Continue reading

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Evangelism; August 14, 2020


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 verse can be both an encouragement and a frustration to those actively involved … Continue reading

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Witnessing; August 3, 2020


Mark 5:18-19 As Jesus was getting into the boat, the man who had been demon-possessed begged to go with him. Jesus did not let him, but said, “Go home to your family and tell them how much the Lord has … Continue reading

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Following Christ; July 13, 2020


Matt 8:21-22 Another disciple said to him, “Lord, first let me go and bury my father.” But Jesus told him, “Follow me, and let the dead bury their own dead.” I have heard more than one message that, I think, … Continue reading

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Trusting God; May 12, 2020


Jude 1:24-25 To him who is able to keep you from falling and to present you before his glorious presence without fault and with great joy–to the only God our Savior be glory, majesty, power and authority, through Jesus Christ … Continue reading

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Salvation; February 3, 2020


Romans 9:16 It does not, therefore, depend on man’s desire or effort, but on God’s mercy. This chapter shows that Paul, too, labored under the burden of trying to understand the infinity of God, even though he, like us, was … Continue reading

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Accepting Christ; January 20, 2020


John 13:20 “I tell you the truth, whoever accepts anyone I send accepts me; and whoever accepts me accepts the one who sent me.” Jesus said some things in the Upper Room Discourse that we tend to choke on. This … Continue reading

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