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08/27/21

The Lord Will Fight for You

DAILY READING Exodus 14:1-18 FIELD NOTES The Israelites are free.  They are on their journey away from Egypt.  And Pharaoh changes his mind.  He has lost his workforce.  He must get them back.  So he…

08/26/21

Do Not Be Surprised

DAILY READING 1 John 3:11-16 FIELD NOTES Michael Gungor, a Christian musician and author, recently made a statement on social media that was relevant to today’s passage.  He said:  “Love is…

08/25/21

Commemorate

DAILY READING Exodus 13:1-10 FIELD NOTES We’ve all been through hard times.  Some harder than others.  Our question today is: how do we remember those moments when God brought us through hard…

08/24/21

Plundering Egyptians

DAILY READING Exodus 12:29-42 FIELD NOTES How many times have you read the story of the Exodus?  How many times have you heard it taught in Sunday School, or worship?  I have…

08/23/21

God, Our Protector

DAILY READING Psalm 121 FIELD NOTES Today, I want to highlight a different translation of this familiar Psalm.  This is from The Voice translation: A song for those journeying to worship.1 I look…

08/21/21

Repeating History

DAILY READING Matthew 23:29-36 FIELD NOTES Jesus doesn’t mince words in today’s passage.  His infamous “Seven Woes” speech is pretty cutting against the Pharisees.  Here he calls them out for their belief…

08/20/21

Praise

DAILY READING Psalm 149 FIELD NOTES What does the word praise mean to you?   When I was a child, I would sit in the pews at church during the hymns…

08/19/21

Harder Still

DAILY READING Exodus 9:1-11 FIELD NOTES Can you imagine what Pharoah must have been feeling in the midst of the story of Moses and the Exodus?  In our passage, we see…

08/18/21

A House Divided

DAILY READING Matthew 12:22-32 FIELD NOTES We’ve all heard the cliché, “A house divided cannot stand.”  Often we use this phrase to call for unity.  Here, Jesus is talking to the Pharisees,…

08/17/21

God’s Workmanship

DAILY READING Psalm 83:1-4 FIELD NOTES Who is against God?  It sounds harsh to say.  We want to believe everyone is God’s (and indeed God created and loves all of his children),…