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June 21: The god of Success

Read Luke 18:18-29 By many accounts, the teachings of Christ in today’s passage seem irrational. The completely selfless proposition of forsaking everything we own to benefit others is counterculture. Thoughts that would generally populate our minds (at least mine at … Continue reading

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June 20: The god of Entertainment

Read Ecclesiastes 2:1-26 In the time we live, it seems like our culture continues to be driven by an instant gratification mentality. Unfortunately, despite popular opinion, human kind has always been entertainment or pleasure driven; the indulgences of today are … Continue reading

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June 19: The god of Sex

Read 2 Samuel 13:1-22 This week, we are considering what it looks like to live life void of other gods and free from idols. Today’s tragic story illustrates the dangers of worshiping the god of sex. Amnon was not the … Continue reading

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June 18: Idolatry

Read Exodus 32:1-35 The story of Exodus 32 seems illogical. The inscriptions on the tablets of stone had scarcely cooled from the finger of God writing instructions like “no other god” and “no graven images.” The people of God had … Continue reading

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June 17: One God

Read 1 Corinthians 8:1-13 In this devotional series, we are examining the timeless principles outlined in the 10 Commandments. Specifically this week, we are exploring the implications of the first two commandments: No other gods before God No graven images … Continue reading

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June 16: Goals and Gratitude, part 2

Read Genesis 28:1-22 Jacob had a rich spiritual heritage. He was heir to a promise made originally to his grandfather Abraham and restated to his father, Isaac. Of Isaac’s two sons, Jacob was to be the one through whom the … Continue reading

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June 15: Goals and Gratitude

Read Psalm 116:1-19 “What shall I return to the Lord for all his goodness to me?” (v. 12). That is a good question that deserves a thoughtful response. Anything you might choose to give in return will pale in comparison … Continue reading

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