August 20

2 Chronicles 25-27, Psalm 77

Back in my third year of medical school I met one of the other students for the first time. While this student was a second year student he fell behind doing his laboratory work in Microbiology.

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Marj Lancaster
August 19

2 Chronicles 21-24, Psalm 76

I can't find the story, but I believe it was Chuck Swindoll who told the story of a son who was afraid to go through all of the personal belongings of his father after his sudden death. His father had lived a godly life and always served as a wonderful example as God's servant.

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Marj Lancaster
August 18

2 Chronicles 18-20, Psalm 75

When I began my residency in 1988, we were immediately confronted with the decision of whether or not we would participate in performing abortions. The pressure to conform and participate was intense.

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Marj Lancaster
August 17

2 Chronicles 13-17, Psalm 74

With our nation's healthcare, we have recently heard the term used, "repeal and replace". When it comes to our walk with God, the same term applies. God in His Word is never gray on issues.

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Marj Lancaster
August 16

2 Chronicles 9-12, Psalm 73

The opposite of love is not hate, but indifference. Helen Keller said, "Science may have found a cure for most evils; but it has found no remedy for the worst of them all-the apathy of human beings."

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Marj Lancaster
August 15

2 Chronicles 5-8, Psalm 72

A new pastor transformed himself into a homeless man and went into his large church. He said hello, with no response, only glances. He asked change to buy food, no one in the church gave him any.

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Marj Lancaster
August 14

2 Chronicles 1-4, Psalm 71

Approximately 30 years ago I began my residency or apprenticeship in Ob/Gyn. Prior to that I had learned much book knowledge, but then I had to start to apply what I had learned.

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Marj Lancaster
August 13

1 Chronicles 25-28, Psalm 70

When sharing the gospel message with others they will frequently state that they are "pretty good" and that God will forgive them since He knows their heart. It has been said that we judge others by their actions but ourselves by our intents.

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Marj Lancaster
August 12

1 Chronicles 22-24, Psalm 69

Our Pastor, Lloyd Pulley, tells the story of a woman who spent her entire young life preparing to become a missionary to China. This was what she always dreamed of doing and therefore saved up for the trip, learned the language and did everything else necessary to make it happen.

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Marj Lancaster
August 11

1 Chronicles 18-21, Psalm 68

Sometimes what is not written is just as important as what is. In today's reading, God's mercy is seen by what is omitted. J. Dwight Pentecost (American theologian who died in 2014) used to say, "Mercy is God's ministry to the miserable.

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Marj Lancaster
August 10

1 Chronicles 15-17, Psalm 67

One of the men who attended our church, Tim, I had the pleasure of getting to know and had prayed with and fellowshipped with most weeks. As long as I had known him, he had been fighting cancer.

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Marj Lancaster
August 9

1 Chronicles 11-14, Psalm 66

Augustine said, "In essentials unity, in non-essentials liberty, in all things charity." We live in a Biblically illiterate society where God is not revered and where people are polled to decide on what is right and wrong.

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Marj Lancaster