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Goosing Anthony Le Donne

Anthony Le Donne, one of the most important advocates of social memory studies in historical Jesus and New Testament studies, likes being goosed by ‘a good Johannine parenthetical statement’ 826 more words

Historical Jesus

Go and tell John what you have seen

The disciples of John reported all these things to him. And John, calling two of his disciples to him, sent them to the Lord, saying, “Are you the one who is to come, or shall we look for another?” And when the men had come to him, they said, “John the Baptist has sent us to you, saying, ‘Are you the one who is to come, or shall we look for another?’ ” In that hour he healed many people of diseases and plagues and evil spirits, and on many who were blind he bestowed sight. 535 more words


Who Do People Say You Are? Stealing Your Identity

Matthew 16:13-19 (GW)
13   When Jesus came to the region of Caesarea Philippi, he asked his disciples, “Who do people say the Son of Man is?”

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August 21, 2014 -- see

Jesus is best revealed incarnationally
The church exists for those yet to join.

Today’s Bible reading and an excerpt

Read John 1:29-51

The man on whom you see the Spirit come down and remain is the one who will baptize with the Holy Spirit.’ I have seen and I testify that this is God’s Chosen One.”… 579 more words


Dumb and Dumber---Think About What Fills You

I’ve done some dumb things.
I guess I’m comforted by the fact that others have done dumber things. Like the guy I worked with in the Army who put diesel fuel in a gasoline engine (My happiness that day was in knowing I didn’t do it). 514 more words

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Learning from John...

Today we live in a culture and a generation where we are absolutely consumed with ourselves. People are constantly taking pictures of themselves and then posting it through all of the available social media. 978 more words


John the Forshadower

King Herod heard of it, for Jesus’ name had become known. Some were saying, “John the baptizer has been raised from the dead; and for this reason these powers are at work in him.” But others said, “It is Elijah.” And others said, “It is a prophet, like one of the prophets of old.” But when Herod heard of it, he said, “John, whom I beheaded, has been raised.”

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