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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: fake faith (Matthew 21:18-22)

Those who believe they believe in God, but without passion in the heart, without anguish of mind, without uncertainty, without doubt, and even at times without despair, believe only in the idea of God and not in God Himself. – … Continue reading

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31 Days of the Christmas Story from Genesis to John: Day 31 – a Kingdom with no end

He healed the sick, fed the hungry, comforted the oppressed, a friend to sinners, the light of the world, conquered death and was resurrected, he was loved, he was hated, he is the image of the invisible God. “A father to … Continue reading

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31 Days of the Christmas Story from Genesis to John: Day 30 – Three prophecies complete the birth story of the Messiah

The Wise Men finished worshiping the child Jesus and departed for home, being warned in a dream not to return by way of King Herod.  Joseph was also told by an angel of the Lord to take the Child and … Continue reading

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31 Days of the Christmas Story from Genesis to John: Day 29 – Wise Men worship Jesus

And there it was—the star they had seen in the east!  It led them until it came and stopped above the place where the child was.  When they saw the star, they were overjoyed beyond measure.  Entering the house, they saw … Continue reading

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31 Days of the Christmas Story from Genesis to John: Day 26 – the shepherds tell their story

Christmas Day may be over but the Christmas story is just beginning.  From the beginning of Genesis when sin was first introduced into the world, God has been telling us about the Savior.  Not a day has gone by where … Continue reading

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31 Days of the Christmas Story from Genesis to John: Day 24 – the birth of Jesus

On a quiet unsuspecting night, the Savior came into the world.  And the world has never been the same. While Mary and Joseph were in Bethlehem, the time came for her to give birth.  Then she gave birth to her … Continue reading

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