Faith walk NO SKELETONS

Jeremiah 22-23, Titus 1 • Key Verses: Titus 1:6-7 Do you know what it means to be blameless?..It’s not something we think much about today. The Bible teaches that leaders in the local church must be blameless (1:6-7; see also 1 Timothy 3:2). To be blameless does not mean to...

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Faith walk RESCUE

Jeremiah 20—21, 2 Timothy 4 Key Verse: 2 Timothy 4:18 “I couldn’t help myself” might be one of the most correct and incorrect statements ever spoken when someone is trying to explain why he did something wrong. You might be thinking that those words can’t be both correct and incorrect...

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Faith walk TARNISHED MEDALS

Jeremiah 15-17, 2 Timothy 2 • Key Verse: 2 Timothy 2:5 Every two years, the interest of the world is drawn to the Olympics, alternating between the winter and the summer games. Sporting venues around the world are used, allowing opportunity for a particular country to showcase itself. As much...

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Faith walk MOUTH AND MIND

Jeremiah 12-14, 2 Timothy 1 • Key Verse: Jeremiah 12:2 When a person does or says something that causes hurt, saying “sorry” can help—but only if it is said from the heart. Sometimes when you hear the way an apology is made, it makes you want to ask, “Do you...

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Faith walk SOMETHING TO BRAG ABOUT

Jeremiah 9-11, 1 Timothy 6 • Key Verses: Jeremiah 9:23-24 Sports can bring out boasting in a person—both before and especially after the game. On any given weekend, players and teams let any one who will listen know that they are number one. Some players wear their achievements literally on...

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Faith walk GET DIRECTIONS

Jeremiah 6-8, 1 Timothy 5 Key Verse: Jeremiah 6:16 “Should you call for directions?” my wife asked. “No,” I replied, “I have a map.” Actually, I was printing a map off the Internet as she asked. I knew of a Web site where I could enter the address and get...

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Faith walk IN TRAINING

Jeremiah 3-5, 1 Timothy 4 • Key Verses: 1 Timothy 4:7-8 Sports dominates our society. We read about it in the newspaper and watch it on TV Our cities spend enormous sums of money on facilities, and shopping malls include stores that specialize in helping you become an athlete—or at...

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Faith walk CHARACTER COUNTS

Isaiah 65-66, 1 Timothy 2 • Key Verse: Isaiah 66:3 The world has its heroes. We find them in action figures, on trading cards, posters, Web sites and newsletters. From athletes to entertainers, from politicians to authors, people have their heroes, those whom they admire. They may like the sound...

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