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Finding Faith

1 Now He was telling them a parable to show that at all times they ought to pray and not to lose heart, 2 saying, “In a certain city there was a judge who did not fear God and did … Continue reading

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Bait and Switch

11 “Now suppose one of you fathers is asked by his son for a fish; he will not give him a snake instead of a fish, will he? 12 “Or if he is asked for an egg, he will not … Continue reading

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The Prerequisite

2 And He said to them, “When you pray, say:‘Father, hallowed be Your name.Your kingdom come.3 ‘Give us each day our daily bread.4 ‘And forgive us our sins,For we ourselves also forgive everyone who is indebted to us.And lead us … Continue reading

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Asking for It

5 Then He said to them, “Suppose one of you has a friend, and goes to him at midnight and says to him, ‘Friend, lend me three loaves; 6 for a friend of mine has come to me from a … Continue reading

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Time and Time Again

13 But the angel said to him, “Do not be afraid, Zacharias, for your petition has been heard, and your wife Elizabeth will bear you a son, and you will give him the name John.14 “You will have joy and … Continue reading

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Everyman

In literature, an “everyman” has come to mean an ordinary individual that the audience or reader easily identifies with, but who has no outstanding abilities or attributes. An everyman hero is one who is placed in extraordinary circumstances and acts … Continue reading

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Why Ask?

22 “Have faith in God.” 23 “Truly I say to you, whoever says to this mountain, ‘Be taken up and cast into the sea,’ and does not doubt in his heart, but believes that what he says is going to … 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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Doesn’t Hurt to Ask

Jesus got up and went away from there to the region of Tyre. And when He had entered a house, He wanted no one to know of it; yet He could not escape notice. But after hearing of Him, a woman whose little … Continue reading

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I Reached Out

You’ll have to read Mark 4:21-43. For Jairus it was, if Jesus can only touch his daughter. For the woman with the hemorrhage, it was, if I can only touch his garments. Our lives should be lived seeking his touch, … Continue reading

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