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Darkness

“It was now about the sixth hour, and there was darkness over the whole land…” Luke 23:44 It was the great day of the Lord fallen on Jesus’ shoulders. That’s what Luke wants us to see in the darkness (Amos 8:9). This was … Continue reading

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Coming to Our Senses

Re:Verse reading–Luke 15:1-2, 11-32 (day six) “I didn’t come into the world to condemn every sinner, I came to forgive and give life even to the worst sinner.”-Jesus, (John 3:17, my own paraphrase) The older son wanted his dad to condemn his … Continue reading

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Guts

Re:Verse reading–Luke 7:36-50 (day six) What I admire most about this woman is her shear guts, her no-one-is-keeping-me-from-Jesus courage. She wasn’t walking into friendly territory; she had been marked with a letter s, for sinner. The pharisees were smug; they would … Continue reading

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High Stakes

Re:Verse reading–Acts 15:1-29 (day six)  The stakes were incredibly high. For some Jewish believers it may had more to do with self-preservation than salvation (gentile believers would soon outnumber them). But for Paul the stakes couldn’t have been higher; the … Continue reading

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Rich

Re:Verse reading–2 Corinthians 8:1-15 (day six) 2 Corinthians 8 teaches us very important lessons on giving. Have you ever given any thought as to why we don’t give? What keeps us from giving of our time, energy, and resources? It’s … Continue reading

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Much obliged

Re:Verse reading–Romans 8:1-17 (day seven)  “Therefore, brothers, we are under obligation. . .for all who are led by the Spirit are the sons of God.”  v 12, 14. It is not what we expect.  The Scripture, in other places, communicates … Continue reading

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This is Not Fire and Brimstone

Re:Verse reading–Romans 6 (day six) I think it is very important to note this is not a “fire and brimstone” text. Paul is not trying to intimidate sinners into being righteous out of fear that they may not “be saved.” … Continue reading

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