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October 17 – Prison Letters – Observing and Affirming

Read Philippians 2:19-30 Depending on the person and the circumstances, you may tend to be blind as a bat and silent as a squirrel.  What do I mean by that?  The blind bat never sees the qualities/actions of others that merit … Continue reading

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October 16 – Prison Letters – Consistent With Your Claim

Read Philippians 2:1-18 As I read some estimates of the number of Christians in the world, I was surprised to see that many sources suggest that there are over 2 billion!  Translated, that would suggest that nearly one in every three … Continue reading

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October 15 – Prison Letters – Fond Memories and Great Expectations

Read Philippians 1:1-30 From a prison cell in Rome in about 62 a.d., Paul reflected on people he had known and experiences he had had some 550 miles to the east and as far back as 10-12 years earlier.  His memories … Continue reading

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October 14 – Prison Letters – Philippi, the First Visit

Read Acts 16:1-40 Yesterday, we visited Rome and spoke of Paul’s incarceration there in the early 60’s a.d.  It was from this important city that Paul penned some of his most important communiqués, the “Prison Epistles” of the New Testament:  Philippians, … Continue reading

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October 13 – Prison Letters – Prison Faithfulness

Read Acts 28:1-30 The final chapter of Acts may seem like an unusual place to begin a new segment of your Bible reading plan.  This likely appears to be a better chapter to end something than to start it.  Indeed, not … Continue reading

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October 12 – Our Values – Multiplication

Read Acts 2:41-47; 4:1-4; 5:14; 6:7 If you have been around Pastor Nick much at all, you have likely heard him talk about his passion that our church ministry be characterized as a “multiplying movement.” We aspire to be “one … Continue reading

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October 11 – Our Values – In, Out and Up

Read Hebrews 10:24-25, Acts 2:47 and Colossians 1:28-29 I’m so introverted it isn’t even funny. I am completely at peace when Kelly and I are at home spending quality time together whether it’s just talking, watching a show on Hulu … Continue reading

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