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The Corpse

Okay. When it comes to “translator privilege” I’m usually pretty compliant. I marvel when I consider those men and women who commit together to translate the Scriptures. 704 more words


Passing By

As the Lord “passed by” Moses at Sinai and Elijah at Horeb, so now the God of the Old Testament, who is Christ, “wanted to pass by” His disciples so that they might see His glory and believe!

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Don't Be Afraid

This just in (through the Holy Spirit). I pray this will bless you:

“Don’t be afraid, I am with you.” (Jeremiah 42:11)

We who trust in the Lord seem to be having more problems than people who don’t trust and believe in Him. 159 more words


May 22 Mark 15:16-32

May 22

Mark 15:16-32 (ESV)

Jesus Is Mocked

16 And the soldiers led him away inside the palace (that is, the governor’s headquarters), [1] and they called together the whole battalion.  277 more words


Unexpected parental visits, with undesired lack of skiving because of it

It is like being fifteen again, and not this advanced age that I am now. My mother has arrived for an extended visit, and she has come at this inopportune time when I’m seeking reasons to avoid doing any school work. 483 more words


Old and New: A Sermon on Mark 2:18-22 at Palm Springs UMC

Mark 2:18-22 (NRSV)

Now John’s disciples and the Pharisees were fasting; and people came and said to him, “Why do John’s disciples and the disciples of the Pharisees fast, but your disciples do not fast?” Jesus said to them, “The wedding guests cannot fast while the bridegroom is with them, can they? 2,543 more words


The guilty one goes free; the innocent man dies.

Coty Pinckney comments on Mark 15:6-15:

Note here the irony of the release of Barabbas: Jesus is falsely accused of leading a rebellion against Rome; Barabbas…

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