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April 20 – Be Ready – Ready to Do Good!

Read 2 Timothy 2:15-22 Be ready…be “prepared for every good work.” When you read that statement, you likely begin to think in terms of having your eyes open for opportunity to serve people. To be sure, that is an important … Continue reading

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April 19 – Be Ready – Ready for Judgment

Read Revelation 20:11-15 Well, that wasn’t super encouraging… However, when thinking of what is to come on judgement day, Revelation 20:11-15 is a very real part of it. A scary, sad part, but the reality nonetheless.  Being ready is what … Continue reading

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April 18 – Church & State – Love Your Neighbor

Read Mark 12: 30-31 Love God. Love People. You know, Jesus could have picked anything. He could have said,” Don’t steal. Don’t put other gods before me. Don’t murder or commit adultery.” He could have gone on and on about … Continue reading

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April 17 – Church and State – Fight for Unity

Read 1 Peter 3:8-18 My oldest grandchildren are 9 and 11. A few days ago, a picture popped up on my Facebook page of memories from 6 years ago. It is still one of my favorites with the two of … Continue reading

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April 16 – Church and State – Jesus as Leader

Read Psalm 146:1-10 For those who know me, you know that I love politics. Since the second grade, I have always been infatuated with politics, government, and leadership. I went on to study political science as an undergraduate and intend … Continue reading

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April 15 – Church and State – Pray for ALL in Authority

Read 1 Timothy 2:1-8 These days, when it comes to how we engage in the politics of our nation and how we treat our civil authorities, it could probably be said of most of us: “Thou dost protest too much…and … Continue reading

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April 14 – Church and State – Heavenly Citizenship

Read Philippians 3:17-21 American missionary friends of ours have given birth to children in other countries. Some of these children were afforded the option of dual citizenship. A few of them, then, became citizens of the United States and of … Continue reading

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April 13 – Church and State – Submit to Authority

Read 1 Peter 2:13-17 Having been through a very unique previous 12 months where all of us looked to leadership positions like the President and health officials for direction, your perception of these elected officials and various government agencies might … Continue reading

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April 12 – Church and State – Hand Placed by God

Read Romans 13:1-7 “There is no authority except by God’s appointment, and the authorities that exist have been instituted by God … it is God’s servant for your well-being.”  (Romans 13:1,4) I read the words and want to believe them. … Continue reading

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April 11 – Church and State

Read Matthew 5:13-16 I’ll be honest with all of you. I’m not a politically minded individual. I don’t get involved in political debates and, quite honestly, I ignore 98% of the political stuff that I come in contact with. Now, … Continue reading

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