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Time and Schedules; January 30, 2019


Mark 11:11 Jesus entered Jerusalem and went to the temple. He looked around at everything, but since it was already late, he went out to Bethany with the Twelve. It just struck me, reading this, that Jesus wasn’t in a … Continue reading

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Change; February 29, 2019


Mark 6:4 Jesus said to them, “Only in his home town, among his relatives and in his own house is a prophet without honor.” Jesus here states a fairly universal phenomenon, another expression of “Familiarity breeds contempt.” Human beings are … Continue reading

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Seen vs. Unseen; October 10, 2018


2 Corinthians 5:7 We live by faith, not by sight. Here Paul is restating what he had just said at the end of the previous chapter. “So we fix our eyes not on what is seen, but on what is … Continue reading

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God’s Perspective; July 21, 2018


John 11:49-50 Then one of them, named Caiaphas, who was high priest that year, spoke up, “You know nothing at all! You do not realize that it is better for you that one man die for the people than that … Continue reading

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God’s Grace; September 9, 2017


Ezra 9:13 “What has happened to us is a result of our evil deeds and our great guilt, and yet, our God, you have punished us less than our sins have deserved and have given us a remnant like this.” … Continue reading

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June 28, 2016


Psalm 56:3-4 When I am afraid, I will trust in you. In God, whose word I praise, in God I trust; I will not be afraid. What can mortal man do to me? One of the most important things David … Continue reading

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April 15, 2012


Luke 9:41 “O unbelieving and perverse generation,” Jesus replied, “how long shall I stay with you and put up with you? Bring your son here.” It’s actually rather nice to know that Jesus got exasperated, because that means it isn’t … Continue reading

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