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Are we true witnesses of the Gospel?

Third Week of Advent – Saturday 

Luke 3:1-6

In the fifteenth year of the reign of Tiber’i-us Caesar, Pontius Pilate being governor of Judea, and Herod being tetrarch of Galilee, and his brother Philip tetrarch of the region of Iturae’a and Trachoni’tis, and Lysa’ni-as tetrarch of Abile’ne, in the high-priesthood of Annas and Ca’iaphas, the word of God came to John the son of Zechari’ah in the wilderness; and he went into all the region about the Jordan, preaching a baptism of repentance for the forgiveness of sins. 254 more words

Abraham, Part 2 (The Covenant & the Cross #48)


Today’s passage of Scripture is Genesis 12:6-7 which reads: “And Abram passed through the land unto the place of Sichem, unto the plain of Moreh. 565 more words


Matthew Chapter 5:31-42

And so we continue with the Sermon on the Mount. This will conclude Chapter 5.

31 Ἐρρέθη δέ, Ὃς ἂν ἀπολύσῃ τὴν γυναῖκα αὐτοῦ, δότω αὐτῇ ἀποστάσιον. 2,998 more words

Bible Commentary

Romans 1:14-15 - For the Church


Much of the portion of the church with which I am familiar feels the obligation to share the gospel.  Christians know that gospel-proclamation is a God-given responsibility.   356 more words

Romans 1

The Quest for the (Un)Subversive Jesus

I have been digging deeper into my meta-criticism of the rhetorical trope of “subversion” in New Testament studies. As I observed in a previous post… 920 more words

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