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In Jesus’ Words: Questions about the Messiah (Matthew 22:41-46)

If someone truly has ultimate authority, and they know without a doubt who they are, what their mission is, and what the outcome will be, then they do not need to “prove themselves” to anyone.  Politicians prove themselves.  Experts prove … Continue reading

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In Jesus’ Words: Two truths about heaven and hell (Matthew 21:33-22:14)

              Jesus continued his conversation with the Pharisees, “Listen to another parable..”, he replied. Jesus had just finished telling the Pharisees the parable of the two sons, and how the tax collectors and prostitutes would … 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 28 – Wise Men arrive

The Wise Men arrived in Bethlehem.  Mary, Joseph and Jesus lived about two years in Bethlehem and were out of the stable and living in a house by the time the Wise Men arrived.  But who were these Wise Men? … Continue reading

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31 Days of the Christmas Story from Genesis to John: Day 27 – Simeon and Anna in the temple

The first revelation that the Messiah had been born was told to the shepherds.  Next, (before the Wise Men arrived), the Messiah baby was recognized by Simeon and Anna in the temple.  Mary and Joseph had traveled to Jerusalem, about … 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 22 – Names of Jesus

The trip for Mary and Joseph from Nazareth to Bethlehem was about 70-90 miles through mountainous terrain on foot.  It would have taken them about 8-10 days to complete, while carrying all of their food, water, blankets and supplies.  They … Continue reading

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