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Because He Lives!

“Now after the Sabbath, toward the dawn of the first day of the week, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary went to see the tomb. And behold, there was a great earthquake, for an angel of the Lord descended from heaven and came and rolled back the stone and sat on it. His appearance was like lightning, and his clothing… Continue reading Because He Lives!

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Narrowly Escaping a Jerusalem Prison…

“They bound the hands of Jesus in the garden where He prayed. They led Him through the streets in shame. They spat upon my Savior, so pure and free from sin; they said ‘Crucify Him! He’s to blame!' Upon His precious head they placed a crown of thorns. They laughed and said ‘Behold the king!’ They… Continue reading Narrowly Escaping a Jerusalem Prison…

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Strength. Rock. Fortress. Deliverer.

“I love you, O Lord, my strength. The Lord is my rock and my fortress and my deliverer, my God, my rock, in whom I take refuge, my shield, and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold. I call upon the Lord, who is worthy to be praised, and I am saved from my enemies. The cords of death encompassed me; the torrents of destruction assailed me;… Continue reading Strength. Rock. Fortress. Deliverer.

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Monkey Wrench Day

I plan to be short and sweet tonight: determined to finish before 10:00 p.m. and get more than 4 hours of sleep! We had a few monkey wrenches thrown our way today. Nothing insurmountable, but enough to throw us off schedule a bit. And we have laughed a lot, because when you’re beyond the point… Continue reading Monkey Wrench Day

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Lifeless Idols, or the Living God?

“Now when Jesus came into the district of Caesarea Philippi, he asked his disciples, ‘Who do people say that the Son of Man is?’ And they said, ‘Some say John the Baptist, others say Elijah, and others Jeremiah or one of the prophets.’ He said to them, ‘But who do you say that I am?’… Continue reading Lifeless Idols, or the Living God?

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He Is Sent To Bind Up The Brokenhearted

“And Jesus returned in the power of the Spirit to Galilee, and a report about him went out through all the surrounding country. And he taught in their synagogues, being glorified by all. And he came to Nazareth, where he had been brought up. And as was his custom, he went to the synagogue on the Sabbath day, and he stood up to… Continue reading He Is Sent To Bind Up The Brokenhearted