January 24 – 28, 2022
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January 24 – 28, 2022

Click for a PDF version   Monday John 10: 7 & 9 I am the Gate (Portal) The life of the greatest “change agent” in history, the life and ministry of Jesus, is written in just 160 pages in my bible, and the story is repeated 4 times! We also know it is not the...

January 17 – 21, 2022
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January 17 – 21, 2022

Click for a PDF version   Monday Exodus 3:1-20; John 8:58 What’s in a name? From the beginning of time, a person’s name had meaning. What someone was called was not arbitrary, Shakespeare’s famous complaint notwithstanding. Family, reputation, status and authority could all be associated with one’s name. And every person, regardless of his or...

January 10  – 14, 2022
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January 10  – 14, 2022

Click for a PDF version Monday John 1:1-9; John 8:12-18 John declares that Jesus is the true light: “The true light that gives light to everyone” (1:9). Jesus affirms this by boldly declaring, “I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness, but will have the light of life”...

January 3 – 7, 2022
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January 3 – 7, 2022

Click for a PDF version   Monday Exodus 3:13-15; John 6:28-51; John 18:1-8 Happy New Year! We kick off 2022 amidst the season of Epiphany—capping Christmas and its revelation of God incarnate as Jesus of Nazareth—exploring Jesus’ “I AM” statements in John’s Gospel. This week emphasizes Christ’s polarizing claim, “I AM the Bread of Life”...

November 15 – 19, 2021
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November 15 – 19, 2021

Click for a PDF version   Monday James 5:12; Acts 5:1-11; Exodus 20:16 This week concludes our James series. As shared earlier, James’s epistle closely follows Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount, wherein He deepened the meaning of the Law to emphasize the heart underlying our speech and behavior. Today’s theme provides one example: “Let what...

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November 8 – 12, 2021
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November 8 – 12, 2021

Click for a PDF version   Monday James 5:1-6 Faith without works is dead. How should we live out our faith in the light of the injustices that we so commonly see? As Christians how should we respond to injustice? We must remember that God’s judgment will certainly come upon the oppressors. James 5:1 says,...

November 1 – 5, 2021
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November 1 – 5, 2021

Click for a PDF version   Monday James 4:13; Galatians 2:20 Self-sufficiency How often do we, as Christians, make a plan for a day, month, or year without including God in the picture? I have been guilty of this on my journey. Today’s featured Scripture is James 4:13: “Come now you who say, ‘Today or...

October 25 – 29, 2021
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October 25 – 29, 2021

Click for a PDF version   Monday James 3:14-16, 4:1-12; Galatians 5:19-24 Do you ever get upset when feeling “slighted” and/or “your rights are trampled on” by another? When I feel this way, I am wise to consider that there are at least four different explanations: 1) the other person may not even realize their...

October 18 – 22, 2021
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October 18 – 22, 2021

Click for a PDF version   Monday James 3:13-18 The wisdom of humility (Jesus modeled this wisdom) Paul said, “All the treasures of wisdom and knowledge are hidden in Jesus” (Colossians 2:3). And Jesus Himself said, “One greater than Solomon is with you now” (Matthew 12:42). Jesus humbled Himself from heaven to earth, “taking upon...