Monthly Archives: August 2013

Mark 12:41-44 The Widow’s Mite – Faith and Giving God Everything!

Bankers have a saying, “Show me the numbers.  Hope is not an adequate business plan.”  What they mean is don’t come to me with an idea and some trust in yourself, or in a gut feeling that things are just … Continue reading

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FRC Post

The Family REsearch Council puts out a great compilation of links to articles on important topics related to faith and life.  I encourage you to subscribe to their post.  Here is an example of what you get: http://www.frc.org/socialconservativereview/the-social-conservative-review-the-insiders-guide-to-pro-family-news-august-22-2013

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Mark 12:28-34 The Command to Love Completely

When we talk about love, some describe it humorously as Judith Viorst did in a 1975 Redbook article, “Infatuation is when you think he’s as sexy as Robert Redford, as smart as Henry Kissinger, as noble as Ralph Nader, as … Continue reading

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The Certainty of the Resurrection (Mark 12:18-27)

Last week, the Pharisees and Herodians tried to trap Jesus with a question about paying taxes.  This week the Sadducees will try to trick him up with a question about marriage.  Now there are two things you need to know … Continue reading

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Mark 12:13-17 “God’s or Caesar’s?” – This is the question.

Here are some pictures of Roman Denarii. As you can see, each of them bears a carved image of the Caesar.  The earliest known denarius had the head of Octavius on the front with the A second version has the … Continue reading

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Mark 12;1-12 Leadership that Honors God

For those who want to succeed at any venture in life, preparation is essential.  If you want to run a marathon and win, you need to prepare for the race and that involves training for endurance, strength training, eating a … Continue reading

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