FAITH WALK STAY TRUE

Leviticus 1-3, Matthew 24:1-28 • Key Verses: Matthew 24:4-5 Every generation has had the sense that it could be the last one before Jesus comes. That is the reality of the imminent return of Jesus. As Jesus spoke of the end times in this passage, what He described sounds like...

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FAITH WALK ENOUGH ALREADY!

Exodus 36-38, Matthew 23:1—22 • Key Verses: Exodus 36:4—5 Today’s reading includes one of the few times in history that a fund- raising effort was too successful. Exodus gives great detail to the constriction and furnishing of the Tabernacle. In almost an incidental way, the funding of the project is...

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FAITH WALK ENOUGH ALREADY!

Exodus 36-38, Matthew 23:1—22 • Key Verses: Exodus 36:4—5 Today’s reading includes one of the few times in history that a fund- raising effort was too successful. Exodus gives great detail to the constriction and furnishing of the Tabernacle. In almost an incidental way, the funding of the project is...

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FAITH WALK LAW AND LOVE

Exodus 34-35, Matthew 22:23-46 • Key Verse: Exodus 34:6-7 Critics of the Bible sometimes speak negatively about the God of the Old Testament, stating that the God of the New Testament is preferred. One of the most obvious problems with that viewpoint is that the God of the Old Testament...

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FAITH WALK RIGHT GOD, WRONG WAY

Exodus 31-33, Matthew 22:1—22 • Key Verses: Exodus 32:7-8 When we talk about worship, one phrase that is not true is, “Anything goes.” It is possible to worship the right God in the wrong way, as today’s reading indicates. The incident of the golden calf typically is remembered as a...

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FAITH WALK ESSENTIAL FOR WORSHIP

Exodus 27-28, Matthew 21:1-22 • Key Verses: Exodus 28:36-37 The tendency is to think the details of these chapters hold little significance for today. But God put the details in for a reason. One reason is to vividly remind us of the necessity of holiness in our worship of Him....

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FAITH WALK POOR TIMING

Exodus 25-26, Matthew 20:17-34 • Key Verse: Matthew 20:23 Sometimes you have to wonder what in the world is going on in the heads of some people. This chapter includes one of those times. Jesus was again predicting His death, noting that it would involve betrayal, condemnation, mocking, flogging and...

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FAITH WALK IN IT FOR THE SHORT HAUL

Exodus 23-24, Matthew 20:1—16 • Key Verse: Exodus 24:3 The children of Israel had a phenomenal opportunity in the desert. True, they ultimately would be in the wilderness for 40 years, but at this point consider what was happening to them. God had delivered them from Egypt and was leading...

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FAITH WALK WHAT’S IN IT FOR ME?

Exodus 21-22, Matthew 19 • Key Verse: Matthew 19:27 The struggle to keep oneself in check can rear its head at the most inappropriate times. A young man came to Jesus asking what he needed to do to get eternal life. He was wealthy and probably thought that, like success,...

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