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Learning from John the Baptist (Luke 1:13-17; John 1:19-34)

The birth of John the Baptist was foretold in an angelic message (Luke 1:13-17) which speaks of prayer – “your prayer is heard” (v. 13), preparation – looking forward to a time of “joy and gladness” (v. 115 more words

John

Isaiah 40:3-5 and Prophecies of Jesus

One of the main tenets of Christianity is that there were many prophecies from the Old Testament, hundreds of years old, that were fulfilled in the person and work of Jesus Christ. 315 more words

Bible

Switchbacks

Mark 1:5 Then all the land of Judea, and those from Jerusalem, went out to him and were all baptized by him in the Jordan River, confessing their sins.  176 more words

Encouraging Reminder

Day One with Mark: Mark 1:1-8

As we start our journey through Mark together, today we are going to look at Chapter 1:1-8:  In the NRSV this section is entitled The Proclamation of John the Baptist… 599 more words

Reflections

The Beginning of the Good News about Jesus the Anointed One

Have you ever heard unexpectedly of something exciting going on in your community? Perhaps you heard it first from a friend who couldn’t wait to tell you about it. 1,428 more words

Jesus

Have I become a .... "glory thief"?

There I was having a conversation with an old friend. He had just gotten married and was telling me how things were going in this new stage of his life. 1,476 more words

Perspectives

Book Review: The Erotic Baptism - And the Lord Entered Her with His Love

A cautionary tale kids, don’t ever use the words “do your worst” when giving a sadist permission to find literary offal for your blog. I honestly cannot tell if this is the best troll in the history of offensive literature or if the alleged author stands firmly by this work. 464 more words

Books