Monthly Archives: December 2011

December 29, 2011


Acts 1:7 He said to them: “It is not for you to know the times or dates the Father has set by his own authority.” We tend to get all tied in knots about times and schedules, and Jesus is … Continue reading

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December 28, 2011


Matthew 28:20 “And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age.” Sometimes we read the Great Commission and think we have to do it on our own. Nothing could be further from the truth! Not … Continue reading

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December 27, 2011


Romans 10:14-15 How, then, can they call on the one they have not believed in? And how can they believe in the one of whom they have not heard? And how can they hear without someone preaching to them? And … Continue reading

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December 26, 2011


Acts 4:13 When they saw the courage of Peter and John and realized that they were unschooled, ordinary men, they were astonished and they took note that these men had been with Jesus. It is almost amusing that, down through … Continue reading

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December 25, 2011


John 3:1415 Just as Moses lifted up the snake in the desert, so the Son of Man must be lifted up, that everyone who believes in him may have eternal life. There is a difference in nuance between the English … Continue reading

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December 24, 2011


Matthew 4:19-20 “Come, follow me,” Jesus said, “and I will make you fishers of men.” At once they left their nets and followed him. This is a justly famous passage. Jesus started with where these men were, as fishermen, and … Continue reading

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December 23, 2011


Luke 4:21 And he began by saying to them, “Today this scripture is fulfilled in your hearing.” It takes a great deal of assurance, not just generalized faith, to proclaim that you have just fulfilled Scripture. However, believers today are … Continue reading

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