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April 10 – Fear – Fear When It Paralyzes Us

Read Romans 12:2 “Be careful little eyes what you see.” (Slow Fade, Casting Crowns) We can walk in faith or we can walk in fear. At a Promise Keepers Conference in Boulder, Colorado with 50,000 men in attendance, a speaker … Continue reading

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April 9 – Fear – Fear of the Unknown

Read Joshua 1:1-11 Have you ever looked at a decision, not knowing what to do because you don’t know what will come of it? I used to be so fearful of making the wrong choice, a choice that is not … Continue reading

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April 8 – Fear – Fear for the Future

Read Matthew 6:34 Being the grandmother of very athletic grandkids, I have spent many hours watching kids play all kinds of sports.  When they were in elementary school, I always found it amusing to see the coaches, in frustration, call … Continue reading

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April 7 – Fear – Fear Rooted in the Past

Read Genesis 50:15-21 The older we get, the more life experiences we acquire.  Some are successes, giving us great memories of achievements when an outcome went better than expected.  Others are failures, providing a more vivid and sometimes painful recollection … Continue reading

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April 6 – Fear – Fear of Man

Read Proverbs 3:5-6 and 29:25 “The fear of man lays a snare, but whoever trusts in the Lord is safe.” A “snare” is a trap hunters and fishermen use to catch animals, birds or fish. A snare is dangerous. If … Continue reading

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April 5 – Fear – Fear of God

Read Proverbs 1:7 Ultimate truth is a concept that has tantalized and eluded deep thinkers for ages.  We even see this quest for truth evident in Jesus’ conversation with Pontius Pilate.  Jesus tells Pilate: “…For this purpose, I was born…to … Continue reading

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April 4 – The Gospel of Matthew – Chapter 28

Read Matthew 28:1-20 Did you ever wonder why, when Jesus was arrested, all of his disciples fled?  He was the one who they left everything for.  The person who they gave up their livelihood to follow.  He gets arrested and … Continue reading

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April 3 – The Gospel of Matthew – Chapter 27

Read Matthew 27:1-66 This chapter is heavy. It’s raw. It’s humbling. In these 66 verses, we have a front row seat to read exactly how much we are loved by Jesus and the sacrifice He made for us. Before reading … Continue reading

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April 2 – The Gospel of Matthew – Chapter 26

Read Matthew 26:1-75 Today (the day of this writing) was a great weather day. It was in the upper 60’s, breezy, sunny… the first day like that in months.  I enjoyed God’s creation today, even the little things like music in … Continue reading

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April 1 – The Gospel of Matthew – Chapter 25

Read Matthew 25:1-46 How do you invest your time? How about your money and your abilities? In the amazing book “So the Next Generation Will Know” by Sean McDowell, the author says many young people in 2021 are impatient, fluid … Continue reading

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