Second Thoughts

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Jul

Daily Lesson for July 25, 2017

Today’s Daily Lesson comes from Mark chapter 4 verses 26 through 29: 26 He also said, ‘The kingdom of God is as if someone would scatter seed on the ground, 27and would sleep and rise night and day, and the seed would sprout and grow, he does not know how. 28The earth produces of itself, […]

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Jul

Daily Lesson for July 24, 2017

Today’s Daily Lesson comes from 1 Samuel chapter 1 verses 1 through 10a and 16 through 19: When Saul returned from following the Philistines, he was told, ‘David is in the wilderness of En-gedi.’ 2Then Saul took three thousand chosen men out of all Israel, and went to look for David and his men in […]

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Jul

Daily Lesson for July 21, 2017

Today’s Daily Lesson comes from Psalm 31 verse 21: Blessed be the Lord! for he has shown me the wonders of his love in a besieged city. Yesterday I went to see an old and dear friend from church. In the bright afternoon of her life she was strong of nature and spirit — quiet […]

20
Jul

Daily Lesson for July 20, 2017

Today’s Daily Lesson comes from Mark chapter 3 verses 1 through 6: Again he entered the synagogue, and a man was there who had a withered hand. 2They watched him to see whether he would cure him on the sabbath, so that they might accuse him. 3And he said to the man who had the […]

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Jul

Daily Lesson for July 19, 2017

Today’s Daily Lesson comes from 1 Samuel chapter 20 verses 1 through 3: David fled from Naioth in Ramah. He came before Jonathan and said, ‘What have I done? What is my guilt? And what is my sin against your father that he is trying to take my life?’ 2He said to him, ‘Perish the […]

18
Jul

Daily Lesson for July 18, 2017

Today’s Daily Lesson comes from Mark chapter 2 verses 1 through 5: When he returned to Capernaum after some days, it was reported that he was at home. 2So many gathered around that there was no longer room for them, not even in front of the door; and he was speaking the word to them. […]

17
Jul

Daily Lesson for July 17, 2017

Today’s Daily Lesson comes from Mark 1:35 through 39: 35 In the morning, while it was still very dark, he got up and went out to a deserted place, and there he prayed. 36And Simon and his companions hunted for him. 37When they found him, they said to him, ‘Everyone is searching for you.’ 38He […]

14
Jul

Daily Lesson for July 14, 2017

Today’s Daily Lesson comes from Psalm 16 verse 2: “All my delight is upon the godly that are in the land, upon those who are noble among the people.” Not long ago someone asked me about how my preaching has changed over the years. I told them that one thing I’ve noticed is that after […]

13
Jul

Daily Lesson for July 13, 2017

Today’s Daily Lesson comes from 1 Samuel chapter 17 verses 4 through 7: 4And there came out from the camp of the Philistines a champion named Goliath, of Gath, whose height was six cubits and a span. 5He had a helmet of bronze on his head, and he was armoured with a coat of mail; […]

12
Jul

Daily Lesson for July 12, 2017

Today’s Daily Lesson comes from Luke chapter 13 verses 28 through 35: 13 Now on that same day two of them were going to a village called Emmaus, about seven miles* from Jerusalem, 14and talking with each other about all these things that had happened. 15While they were talking and discussing, Jesus himself came near […]

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