September 1

Matthew 17-18, Psalm 89

In my almost 30 years in obstetrics I have delivered around 6000 babies. Each and every one is a marvelous creation, an everyday miracle. When people read books like, "What to expect when you are expecting",

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Marj Lancaster
August 31

Matthew 15-16, Psalm 88

I was raised in the Episcopalian religion, my wife in Roman Catholicism. When my mother died 30 years ago, my wife and my sister-in-law were walking up to receive communion in the Episcopal church when my sister-in-law stopped and told my wife that they were not allowed to receive communion outside the Catholic church.

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Marj Lancaster
August 30

Matthew 13-14, Psalm 87

It's interesting when presenting the gospel message, people like the ability to have choice in their lives, but don't like to have any consequences for wrong choices.

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Marj Lancaster
August 29

Matthew 11-12, Psalm 86

Preconceived ideas blind us and are deadly if we want to walk with God. A little over a year ago I had a long discussion with a Rabbi who presides over one of the large Yeshivas in Lakewood, while his wife was in early labor.

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Marj Lancaster
August 28

Matthew 9-10, Psalm 85

Approximately 5-6 years ago I went to a talk by an evangelist named Mark Cahill. He concluded his talk by issuing a challenge. Knowing that very few people truly share their faith, he simply said before the week ends share your faith with one person.

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Marj Lancaster
August 27

Matthew 7-8, Psalm 84

Pastor Chuck Swindoll tells the story surrounding a conference he was leading a number of years ago. On the first day an elderly couple sat down in the front row and before he barely opened his mouth, the husband immediately fell asleep.

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Marj Lancaster
August 26

Matthew 5-6, Psalm 83

Sir Nicholas Winton, in 1938, just before Czechoslovakia was completely occupied by Nazi Germany quietly went to work. He rushed in and quickly set up a system to transport Jewish children by train,

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Marj Lancaster
August 25

Matthew 3-4, Psalm 88

Recently, when sharing the gospel message with one of my patients I encountered, by far, the most common reason as to why this message is rejected.

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Marj Lancaster
August 24

Matthew 1-2, Psalm 81

Each portion of Scripture has it's own difficulties and challenges. We just finished the Old Testament where if people aren't careful they can question it's relevance, now that Jesus is on the scene.

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Marj Lancaster
August 23

2 Chronicles 35-36, Psalm 80

In 1994 a popular film named The Shawshank Redemption was released. In it the lead character, played by Tim Robbins, named Andy Dufresne was convicted of murdering his wife, which he was completely innocent of, and sentenced to life imprisonment.

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Marj Lancaster
August 22

2 Chronicles 32-34, Psalm 79

I have been blessed with three children. My son, Michael, my third child was very obedient through most of his life in my house before college. During, and after college, he rebelled against many things and for a couple of years after college resembled the Prodigal son.

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Marj Lancaster
August 21

2 Chronicles 28-31, Psalm 78

As we see history moving towards it's culmination, the "End times" described in the Bible, it should move us to come back to the question of why is the United States absent or silent during this time.

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Marj Lancaster