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Reflections From Acts 3: More Fulfilled Prophecy

It amazes me how the little details tell us big things.  Solomon says that there’s a time for everything under heaven including its opposite (E.g., Birth-Death, Plant-Harvest, War-Peace).  582 more words

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Reflections From Acts 1: Setting The Record Straight

This chapter sets the record straight about who Jesus was, what he did, and what he expected his disciples to do.

First, Luke’s account has stamped all over it the: space-time-history of the events recorded herein… 686 more words

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Reflections From Mark’s Gospel: Chapter 16

“DON’T BE AMAZED THAT JESUS ROSE FROM THE GRAVE!”   As in every Gospel account, the grave could not keep Jesus bound, but he’s risen from the dead as the angel testified: 332 more words

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Reflections From Mark's Gospel: Chapter 15

“THE PASSION OF CHRIST WAS PUBLICLY DISPLAYED: CRUCIFIED INDEED!”

Nearing the end of Mark’s gospel, there’s the exchange of Barabbas a murderer for Jesus the preacher to be crucified as demanded by the Jewish people before Pilate (vv.1-15); Jesus is then mocked and beaten by the Roman soldiers (vv.16-21); he is crucified (vv.22-41) and finally Jesus is buried (vv.42-47). 703 more words

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Reflections From Mark's Gospel: Chapter 14 Judas Had To Betray Jesus

“THE PASSION OF CHRIST IS WEIGHTY: JUDAS HAD TO BETRAY JESUS” Part 2

            Everything Jesus predicted is increasingly being fulfilled.  Recall at the Passover Meal he told the disciples about their betrayal, his death, and resurrection.  316 more words

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RECOMMENDED: On Recovering a Practice of Devoting Ourselves to the Public Reading of Scripture (Article by Scott Newling)

I just read/listened to this article by Scott Newling, “Devoted to the public reading of Scripture,” advocating a recovery of the actual practice of devoting ourselves to the public reading of scripture in our churches. 294 more words

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Reflections From Mark's Gospel: Chapter 11

 “CHRIST’S AUTHORITY REJECTED BY REBELS BUT RECEIVED BY THE HUMBLE”

Christ’s authority while only questioned in the last section of this chapter seems to be what the writer wants to engage.   418 more words

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