May 27 – 31, 2024
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May 27 – 31, 2024

Click for PDF version   Monday Read Romans 15:13     The Foundation of Christian Hope In the midst of life’s trials, challenges, and uncertainties, Christian hope stands as a steadfast anchor for the soul. Rooted in the promises of God, our hope through Christ transcends our experiences and circumstances and finds its foundation in...

May 20 – 24, 2024
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May 20 – 24, 2024

Click for PDF version   Monday Read 1 Kings 11:26-39; 10:14-29     The Characters This week’s text is a story from 1 Kings, and we begin with an introduction of the four characters. Solomon: Solomon was David’s son who was installed as king over Israel upon his father’s death (1 Kings 2). According to...

May 13 – 17, 2024
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May 13 – 17, 2024

Click for PDF version   Monday Read 2 Samuel 11:1-12:15     Just as Pinocchio had the assistance of his “conscience,” Jiminy Cricket, so David had the prophet, Nathan. Nathan helps us commence the teaching series on Israel’s and Judah’s kings and their prophets, his prophetic career overlapping the reigns of David and his son,...

April 29 – May 3, 2024
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April 29 – May 3, 2024

Click for PDF version   Monday Read 2 Corinthians 1:3-7; Luke 15:17-24; Psalm 103:13-14       The God of All Comfort Paul begins his second letter to the Corinthians with praise. After identifying himself and Timothy as the authors of this letter and greeting the believers in Corinth, who were the recipients, they begin...

November 20 – 24, 2023
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November 20 – 24, 2023

Click for PDF version   Monday Read  Matthew 7:24-27 Build wisely. When you’re building your house (life, resume, portfolio, relationships, family, community), build wisely. Of Moses, the Bible says he “was faithful as a servant in all God’s house” (Hebrews 3:5). What an amazing assessment! It’s what we want to hear at the end of...

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November 13 – 17, 2023
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November 13 – 17, 2023

Click for PDF version   Monday Read  Matthew 7:12-23 Defining Discernment The Merriam-Webster Dictionary definition of discernment: “to recognize or identify as separate and distinct.” The Oxford Learner’s Dictionary definition of discernment: “to know, recognize, or understand something, especially something that is not obvious.” It is important to understand the meaning of discernment. Too often...

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November 6 – 10, 2023
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November 6 – 10, 2023

Click for PDF version   Monday Read  Matthew 7:7-12 Jesus is encouraging the people to ask freely of the Heavenly Father. “Ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and the door will be opened to you. For everyone who asks receives; he who seeks finds; and to him...

October 30 – November 3, 2023
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October 30 – November 3, 2023

Click for PDF version   Monday Read  Matthew 7:1-6; Luke 12:13-14; Revelation 20:11-15  The true and living God has a sense of humor. This week’s devotionals series focuses upon judging, a particularly convicting topic for this writer—I am consistently classified a “high J” (“Judgmental”) in the Myers-Briggs psychological profile. I find decision-making and judging perilously...

October 23 – 27, 2023
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October 23 – 27, 2023

Click for PDF version   Monday Read  Matthew 6:19-21; Luke 12:13-21, 32-34  Reforming Our Wealth—The Heart of the Matter Jesus’ teaching about wealth in the Sermon on the Mount begins with a reminder that one’s attitude toward wealth is an indicator of the nature of one’s spiritual health. Jesus warned His disciples about the transient...

October 16 – 20, 2023
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October 16 – 20, 2023

Click for PDF version   Monday Read  Matthew 28:16-20  One Last Meeting Pastors Tim and Kate have made clear that Glenkirk’s vision statement holds meaning only if it represents our covenant partners’ lived reality. Thus, the intent of each sermon series, including the one we’re engaged in this fall, is to form—or re-form—our character in...