Victory!

Today’s Reading: Matthew 28:2-4, 8-20; Mark 16:1-9, 15-18, 20; Luke 24:4-11, 13-53; John 20:2-19, 21-31; 21; Acts 1:6-26 Hello everyone! You can feel winter quickly approaching, eh? Wow! There is a lot in today’s passage. There is so much to take in. I mean, to read that Jesus has risen

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Final Hours

Today’s Reading: Matthew 27:39-49, 51-56, 59-60, 62-66; Mark 5:23, 25, 27-28; 15:39-45; Luke 23:32-37, 39-43, 46-49, 55-56; John 19:19-42 The Apostle Paul wrote to the Galatians when he found them being detracted into considering our faith to be like a religion, “… but may it never be that I should

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Kangaroo Court

Today’s Reading: Matthew 27:2, 11-14, 19-25, 27-31; Mark 15:6-11, 20-22; Luke 23:1-2, 5-16, 18-25, 27-31; John 18:28-38, 40; 19:1-17 As the introduction points out, the Jews know right well that their request to kill Jesus will be refused – I suspect that the charge of calling Himself the Son of

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Human Will vs. Divine Will

Today’s Reading: Matthew 26:40-46,50-54,69-74; 27:1,3-10; Mark 14:32-34,37-39,43-47,50-52,55-64; Luke 22:41-71; John 18:1-27 Did you know that Jesus had two wills? He had a human will (“I don’t want to suffer and die”) and a divine will (May the Lord be glorified in all things). We, too, have two natures: a human

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Good Fruit

Today’s Reading: John 15-17 Have you ever seen a branch on the ground produce fruit? Neither have I. Why, then, do I think that I can do good things and be godly apart from Him? “Apart from me you can do nothing” (John 15:5b) seems pretty clear. Without Him, we

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Setting A Good Example

Today’s Reading: Matthew 26:22-25, 30:35; Luke 22:14-21, 23-38; John 13-14 Do you feel any better reading New Testament, in comparison to Old Testament? I have difficulties in different sense. For Old Testament, I was having difficulties in understanding actual words, especially prophets (you recall, burning towers, four-faced animals). For New

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Proclaim His Grace!

Today’s Reading: Matthew 26:1-5, 14-16; Luke 21:37-38; 22:3-13; John 12:37-50 At the Haven (Eagle Street Christian Fellowship’s Women’s Ministry), we started a new Bible study, Grace, by Max Lucado. One of the initial questions was whether we were always ready to proclaim God’s grace wherever we were and whoever was

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The Beginning of The End

Today’s Reading: Matthew 21:1-7, 10-11, 14-16; Mark 11:1-19; Luke 19:29-44, 47-48; John 12:12-36 Somehow, there is something very special about the last week spent together with a loved one before they die! So do you find the details of the last days of His life as fascinating as I do?

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Family

Today’s Reading: Matthew 19:3-12,27-30; 20:20-23; 26:6-13; Mark 10:10-27,32-52; 14:3-9; Luke 18:31-19:28; John 11:55-57; 12:1-11 Matthew 19 talks a lot about the family. It reiterates the sanctity and importance of marriage bonds, and implies the preciousness of children. In our highly individualistic culture, family can be easily neglected. Yet, the Lord

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Emotional

Today’s Reading: John 11:1-54 “Jesus wept.” The shortest verse in the English Bible (second shortest in the Greek), is jam-packed with emotion. Are you surprised by this wave of intense feeling from Jesus? Sometimes we can get this idea in our heads that Jesus was very stoic (showing only the

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