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January 5th-Men getting together and planning grandiose things-without God-just doesn’t work.

Genesis 11:1 Now the whole earth used the same language and the same words. 2It came about as they journeyed east, that they found a plain in the land of Shinar and settled there. 3They said to one another, “Come, … Continue reading

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January 4th-What a calling; to be used by God in completion of His work!

Genesis 9:1 And God blessed Noah and his sons and said to them, “Be fruitful and multiply, and fill the earth. Being called to be fruitful, to fill the earth, is quite a daunting task, unless we realize that God … Continue reading

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November 19th- If we can focus on things that bring good to others, we too benefit, perhaps not temporally, but eternally.

1 Corinthians 10: 23All things are lawful, but not all things are profitable. All things are lawful, but not all things edify. 24Let no one seek his own good, but that of his neighbor. Again, we look at our actions … Continue reading

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November 20th-There is great earthly satisfaction and heavenly reward when we find and use those gifts to the utmost

1 Corinthians 1:8For to one is given the word of wisdom through the Spirit, and to another the word of knowledge according to the same Spirit; 9to another faith by the same Spirit, and to another gifts of healing by … Continue reading

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October 16th-Are some of our very best efforts to shine our light perceived as ineffectual?

John 1: 5The Light shines in the darkness, and the darkness did not comprehend it. From the very beginning, darkness did not understand light. Is it any wonder then that some of our very best efforts to shine our light … Continue reading

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October 3rd-What would it be like if we could respond to God’s call like John did?

Luke 1: 76 “And you, child, will be called the prophet of the Most High; For you will go on BEFORE THE LORD TO PREPARE HIS WAYS; 77 To give to His people the knowledge of salvation By the forgiveness … Continue reading

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August 30th-The Lord repeats this first step throughout the Word, over and over.

Amos 5: 11 Therefore because you impose heavy rent on the poor And exact a tribute of grain from them, Though you have built houses of well-hewn stone, Yet you will not live in them; You have planted pleasant vineyards, … Continue reading

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