Monthly Archives: September 2018

September 30th-we can remove ourselves from the situation and realize that the offense is not really against US, but against God’s law

Mark 11: 25“Whenever you stand praying, forgive, if you have anything against anyone, so that your Father who is in heaven will also forgive you your transgressions. 26“But if you do not forgive, neither will your Father who is in … Continue reading

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September 29th-Faced with a remarkable situation, Peter comes up with a remarkable idea.

Mark 9: 4Elijah appeared to them along with Moses; and they were talking with Jesus. 5Peter said* to Jesus, “Rabbi, it is good for us to be here; let us make three tabernacles, one for You, and one for Moses, … Continue reading

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September 28th-Jesus shows how they are more concerned about and motivated by their lack of bread than the ministry at hand.

Mark 8: 14And they had forgotten to take bread, and did not have more than one loaf in the boat with them. 15And He was giving orders to them, saying, “Watch out! Beware of the leaven of the Pharisees and … Continue reading

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September 27th- how could we ever know if they will ever have a chance to hear the Gospel again?

Mark 6: 10And He said to them, “Wherever you enter a house, stay there until you leave town. 11“Any place that does not receive you or listen to you, as you go out from there, shake the dust off the … Continue reading

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September 26th-Would we want to deny someone the ability to learn a lesson that the Lord wants them to learn?

Mark 3: 13And He went* up on the mountain and summoned* those whom He Himself wanted, and they came to Him. 14And He appointed twelve, so that they would be with Him and that He could send them out to … Continue reading

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September 25th- the morning represents the “first fruits” of the day, of the time He has given us,

Mark 1: 35In the early morning, while it was still dark, Jesus got up, left the house, and went away to a secluded place, and was praying there. While Jesus was known to pray numerous times of day, we often … Continue reading

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September 24th- There are so many times for us when silence really is the best answer.

Matthew 27: 12And while He was being accused by the chief priests and elders, He did not answer. 13Then Pilate said* to Him, “Do You not hear how many things they testify against You?” 14And He did not answer him … Continue reading

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September 23rd-take the opportunities to serve and teach others when they arise

6Now when Jesus was in Bethany, at the home of Simon the leper, 7a woman came to Him with an alabaster vial of very costly perfume, and she poured it on His head as He reclined at the table. 8But … Continue reading

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September 22nd- we see myriad signs of the world turning its back on the Lord

Matthew 24: 9“Then they will deliver you to tribulation, and will kill you, and you will be hated by all nations because of My name. 10“At that time many will fall away and will betray one another and hate one … Continue reading

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September 21st-Newer or weaker followers of the Lord are vulnerable to their hollow preaching and today’s post-Christian media feeds on stories of their failure.

Matthew 23: 27“Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you are like whitewashed tombs which on the outside appear beautiful, but inside they are full of dead men’s bones and all uncleanness. 28“So you, too, outwardly appear righteous to … Continue reading

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