Monthly Archives: November 2019

Answering the Question

As He was setting out on a journey, a man ran up to Him and knelt before Him, and asked Him, “Good Teacher, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?” And Jesus said to him, “Why do you call Me good? No one … Continue reading

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Overthinking It

And they were bringing children to Him so that He might touch them; but the disciples rebuked them. But when Jesus saw this, He was indignant and said to them, “Permit the children to come to Me; do not hinder them; for the … Continue reading

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Next Question?

Some Pharisees came up to Jesus, testing Him, and began to question Him whether it was lawful for a man to divorce a wife. And He answered and said to them, “What did Moses command you?” They said, “Moses permitted a man to write a certificate of divorce and send her away.” But … Continue reading

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On the Other Hand…

Putting yourself in a role as “pastor” of a flock of people as a new believer is a dangerous proposition. You will recall that Paul went off to Arabia to sit under the Holy Spirit for an extended period of … Continue reading

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Benefit of the Doubt

The apparent conversion of Kanye West has drawn the skorn of many Christians. He’s trying to buy his way in like Simon the Magician (Acts 8:9). It’s just a ploy to sell his music. He’ll lead the unwashed masses astray. … Continue reading

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Who’s the Greatest?

They came to Capernaum; and when He was in the house, He began to question them, “What were you discussing on the way?” But they kept silent, for on the way they had discussed with one another which of them … Continue reading

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If You Can

But if You can do anything, take pity on us and help us!”  And Jesus said to him, “‘If You can?’ All things are possible to him who believes.” Immediately the boy’s father cried out and said, “I do believe; help my unbelief.” Mark 9:22-24 … Continue reading

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No Name Tags

Six days later, Jesus took with Him Peter and James and John, and brought them up on a high mountain by themselves. And He was transfigured before them; and His garments became radiant and exceedingly white, as no launderer on … Continue reading

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Brass Tacks

And He summoned the crowd with His disciples, and said to them, “If anyone wishes to come after Me, he must deny himself, and take up his cross and follow Me.” Mark 8:34 Sooner or later everyone will need to … Continue reading

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Curve Ball

And they came to Bethsaida. And they brought a blind man to Jesus and implored Him to touch him. Taking the blind man by the hand, He brought him out of the village; and after spitting on his eyes and … Continue reading

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