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“Give Me Oil in My Lamp”
November 29, 2020
Howard Thurman, a Baptist pastor, theologian and civil rights activist, was born in 1899. The grandson of a former slave, Thurman was named by Life magazine in 1953 as one of the 12 great-est preachers in the country. The pastor not only co-founded San Francisco&rsqu...
“Time to Suit Up”
November 21, 2020
Put on the whole armor of God, so that you may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil. For our struggle is not against enemies of blood and flesh, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the cosmic powers of this present darkness, against t...
November 19, 2020
Do you not know that in a race the runners all compete, but only one receives the prize? Run in such a way that you may win it. Athletes exercise self-control in all things; they do it to receive a perishable wreath, but we an imperishable one. So I do not run ...
“Upward and Onward”
November 18, 2020
I want to know Christ and the power of his resurrection and the sharing of his sufferings by becoming like him in his death, if somehow I may attain the resurrection from the dead. Not that I have already obtained this or have already reached the goal; but I ...
November 17, 2020
“For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.” (Matthew 6:21)
In typical fashion, Jesus gave this familiar bit of wisdom a surprising twist. Instead of parroting the common phrase, “where your heart is, there your treasure will...
“Miracle of Miracles”
November 16, 2020
Philip answered him, “Six months’ wages [Greek Two hundred denarii; the denarius was the usual day’s wage for a laborer] would not buy enough bread for each of them to get a little.” 8 One of his disciples, Andrew, Simon Peter’s bro...
November 14, 2020
At present, however, I am going to Jerusalem in a ministry to the saints; for Macedonia and Achaia have been pleased to share their resources with the poor among the saints at Jerusalem. They were pleased to do this, and indeed they owe it to them; for if the Gentiles...
“Giving and Receiving”
November 12, 2020
“And now I commend you to God and to the message of his grace, a message that is able to build you up and to give you the inheritance among all who are sanctified. I coveted no one’s silver or gold or clothing. You know for yourselves that I wo...
“Who’s Number 1?”
November 11, 2020
for we brought nothing into the world, so that we can take nothing out of it; but if we have food and clothing, we will be content with these. But those who want to be rich fall into temptation and are trapped by many senseless and harmful desires that pl...
November 10, 2020
“Do not be afraid, little flock, for it is your Father’s good pleasure to give you the kingdom.” (Luke 12:32)
When Jesus called his followers a “little flock,” they were. But he said that was no reason to fear. God generousl...
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