FAITH WALK A TEST ON PRIDE

2 Chronicles 25-27, John 16 • Key Verse: 2 Chronicles 26:16 Human nature has a strong and strange capacity for self-delusion. We err in our assessment of ourselves—usually by overrating ourselves or our importance. At the heart of this problem is pride, a problem we all face at times. King...

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FAITH WALK REPEATED REMINDERS

2 Chronicles 23 – 24, John 15 • Key Verses: 2 Chronicles 24:17-19 The last time someone said to me, “How many times do I need to remind you?” I replied, “At least one more time.” Some lessons seem to stick easier than others—and if repetition really does aid learning,...

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FAITH WALK LOGO WEAR

2 Chronicles 19-20, John 13:21-38 • Key Verses: John 13:34-35 A current marketing trend is stores that sell only logo wear. Want a hat that has a favorite team name on it? You can get it there—as well as shirts, pants, socks, pens, pencils, posters, Beanie Babies . . ....

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FAITH WALK CHECK ENGINE LIGHT

2 Chronicles 15-16, John 12:27-50 • Key Verse: 2 Chronicles 15:4 Some people fastidiously maintain their vehicles, doing all the right things on schedule. They change the oil every 3,000 miles, rotate the tires and check the brake pads. They even follow the inspection guide in their owner’s manual, going...

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FAITH WALK THE LONG HAUL

2 Chronicles 13-14, John 12:1-26 • Key Verse: 2 Chronicles 13:10 The familiar phrase “in it for the long haul” is sometimes used in regards to investing. Day traders are people who buy and sell stocks in a way that focuses on, short-term gain rather than long-term. Some investment counselors...

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FAITH WALK DU JOUR CHRISTIANITY

2 Chronicles 10-12, John 11:30-57 Key Verses: 2 Chronicles 11:16, 12:1 Restaurant menus sometimes include a “soup du jour.” A little French makes the soup prepared for that day sound like something extra special. It is special in that it was made for that day, but that is the extent...

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FAITH WALK PULLING AN ALL-NIGHTER

2 Chronicles 7—9, John 11:1—29 • Key Verses: John 11:9-10 The life of a college student includes eating a diet drawn from the four basic food groups—fast, frozen, microwave and pizza—and a time-management plan based on the “all-nighter.” The assignment that is filed away under “I can do it later”...

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