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The Difference a Few Days Can Make

A note in my Bible points out that you only find a charcoal fire mentioned twice in the New Testament. The first time is in the high priest’s courtyard after Jesus’ arrest. 580 more words

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Reflecting the Light

We are waiting for our Savior. We are waiting for the light.

There was a man sent from God, whose name was John. He came as a witness, to bear witness about the light, that all might believe through him.

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The Gospels

Your Love For Others Is How You Measure Jesus' Love For You

Today’s Reading: 1 Jn 2:1–11; Jn 13:34–35

You may have noticed that both readings, though not from the same book, have the same name in the title. 345 more words

What Child Is This?

Daily Reading
Zechariah 5 (Listen – 1:41)
John 8 (Listen – 7:20)

And his father and his mother marveled at what was said about him. 499 more words

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Hanukkah - Celebrate the Light!

Happy Hanukkah!  Yesterday I shared a bit about the origins of Hanukkah, and we discovered that Jesus celebrated Hanukkah in the Temple.  We also discovered that, had it not been for the Maccabean Revolt, from which Hanukkah was born, the Jews may have been exterminated and we may not be celebrating Christmas!   602 more words

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December 18 John 19:28-37

December 18

John 19:28-37 (ESV)

The Death of Jesus

28 After this, Jesus, knowing that all was now finished, said (to fulfill the Scripture), “I thirst.” 29 A jar full of sour wine stood there, so they put a sponge full of the sour wine on a hyssop branch and held it to his mouth.  189 more words

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Hebrew Names: Yohanan & Hannah

Yohanan (יוחנן) – Well this isn’t a very common biblical name, is it? Ah, well this is both true and untrue. This is in fact the Hebrew name behind the Greek “Joannes”, which in English is “John”. 270 more words

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