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Take This Cup: March 19th

by PAUL KNIGHT Luke 16  Luke 16 presents us with an image of the shrewd manager. What I find interesting is that he was declared “shrewd” after he had mismanaged his duties, been fired from his job, and only returned a percentage of what was owed to his boss. This…

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Take This Cup: March 17th

by ANDREW MILIKEN Luke 14  Idolatry: Letting your Discipleship Become Worse than Manure. Today’s devotional focuses on counting the cost of discipleship and our commitment to the Lord. A call to hate family or hate yourself seems, at best, upside down. At its root, this message is an indictment of…

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Take This Cup: March 16th

by PEGGY TAFT Luke 13 In this passage, Jesus says “Strive to enter through the narrow door.” I’ve always been fascinated with doors.  As a contractor, my father often tasked my mom and me to shop for doors for the houses he built.  We always had so many choices; unfinished,…

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Take This Cup: March 15th

by BLAKE BLUNKALL Luke 12:35-59 Thinking back to last March, two weeks of “lockdown” sounded doable. Of course now, a year later, here we are. I wonder how we would have prepared differently had we known this would be a life and lifestyle changing reality?  Preparing for a two week…

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Take This Cup: March 14th

by JOELLEN SANTULLI Psalm 22 “He has done it.”  Such a simple word: “it.” But there’s so much wrapped up in that short, everyday word. God conquered death with Christ’s sacrifice. He saved us. From a life lost, ruled by despair. So why does it feel like I constantly need…

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Take This Cup: March 13th

by RICK WHITE Luke 15:1-3 “Good evening, gentlemen.  I can see you’re grumbling about something, what’s going on? “This two-faced man Jesus, with no authority, dares to lecture us about righteousness while all the time rubbing elbows with those notorious sinners. Oh, and who are you, calling us grumblers?” “Sorry. …

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Take This Cup: March 10th

by AMIE BURKHOLDER Luke 11:1-28 Does my prayer life reflect a desire to glorify God or myself?  When I first read Luke 11 1-28 I was struck by the multitude of teachings from Jesus in this one chapter. I spent days pouring over them trying to find a connecting thread. …

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