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In Jesus’ Words: God and Money (Matthew 22:17-21)

“Tell us, what do You think.  Is it lawful to pay taxes to Caesar or not?”  Perceiving their malice, Jesus said, “Why are you testing Me, hypocrites?  Show Me the coin used for the tax.” So they brought Him a … Continue reading

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In Jesus’ Words: Tale of two sons (Matthew 21:28-32)

Which one of these is right?  A person who is disagreeable and untrustworthy but eventually does the right thing, or someone who is polite and respectable but does not do what they say? This is the question Jesus presented to the religious Pharisees in his … Continue reading

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In Jesus’ Words: You know not what you ask (Matthew 20:20-28)

Then the mother of Zebedee’s sons approached Jesus with her sons. She knelt down to ask Him for something. “What do you want?” Jesus asked her. “Promise,” she said to Him, “that these two sons of mine may sit, one on Your … Continue reading

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In Jesus’ Words: Children are a Blessing (Matthew 19:13-15)

As a mom, and especially on this recent Mother’s Day, there are no more comforting words to hear than these spoken from Jesus: ~ Matthew 19:13-15  Jesus Blesses the Children ~ Then children were brought to Jesus so He might put … Continue reading

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In Jesus’ Words: Where two or three are gathered in My name (Matthew 18:15-20)

The couple didn’t want to see each other before their wedding, but they wanted to pray together. (Image source: K.D. Burke Photography. Article from The Blaze, June 15, 2013) Jesus said, “For where two or three are gathered together in My … Continue reading

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The One Percent Christian

Before leaving on my trip to Bangkok, Thailand, I asked God to show me His people while I was there (“I have many people in this city”).  Bangkok is a Buddhist city of 8.5 million people and less than 1% are Christian.  A couple of … Continue reading

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I have many people in this city. – God

“Don’t be afraid, but keep on speaking and don’t be silent.  For I am with you, and no one is going to attack and harm you, because I have many people in this city.” – The Lord said to Paul in … Continue reading

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