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Faithful in Small Things

Friday, June 30, 2017 Faithful in Small Things He who is faithful in what is least is faithful also in much; and he who is unjust in what is least is unjust also in much.—Luke 16:10 I still remember the day I went to Calvary Chapel of Costa Mesa and volunteered my services to Pastor Chuck Smith. I was nineteen…

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Divided and Conquered

Thursday, June 29, 2017 Divided and Conquered But as the believers rapidly multiplied, there were rumblings of discontent.—Acts 6:1 I find it interesting that in the days of the early church when many were being saved, when miracles were being performed, and when the church was growing by leaps and bounds, people started complaining. Acts 6:1 tells us, “But as…

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What Story Is Your Life Telling?

Wednesday, June 28, 2017 What Story Is Your Life Telling? No one can live forever; all will die. No one can escape the power of the grave.—Psalm 89:48 The October 1992 cover of LIFE magazine posed this question: “Can We Stop Aging?” According to the article inside, scientists suggest that we can and will. But the article raised another question:…

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Facing the Music

Tuesday, June 27, 2017 Facing the Music “Watch out! Don’t let your hearts be dulled by carousing and drunkenness, and by the worries of this life. Don’t let that day catch you unaware, like a trap. For that day will come upon everyone living on the earth.”—Luke 21:34–35 In 1990, the singing duo Milli Vanilli won a Grammy Award for…

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Still So Far to Go

Monday, June 26, 2017 Still So Far to Go So the trouble is not with the law, for it is spiritual and good. The trouble is with me, for I am all too human, a slave to sin.—Romans 7:14 When I began to lose my hair in my 30s, I started finding imaginative ways to postpone the inevitable. One day…

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Kind-Of Christians

Saturday, June 24, 2017 Kind-Of Christians Now when they saw the boldness of Peter and John, and perceived that they were uneducated and untrained men, they marveled. And they realized that they had been with Jesus.—Acts 4:13 There are a lot of people running around today who are what we might describe as kind-of Christians. I know that isn’t theologically…

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