Don’t Fight Back

But I tell you, don’t stand up against an evil person. If someone slaps you on the right cheek, turn to him the other cheek also. If someone wants to sue you in court and take your shirt, let him have your coat also. But I say to you, love

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The Hero And The Humble

They are blessed who are humble, for the whole earth will be theirs. —Matthew 5:5 It’s so bizarre reading Genesis 10 and Matthew 5 together (see the Bible reading list below). After the flood there’s this mad dash to colonize the uninhabited wild west (so to speak), and you get

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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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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 King is Coming

Today’s Reading: Matthew 24:3-51; 25:1-46; Mark 13:1-31, 34-37; Luke 21:8-36 Good afternoon ladies and gentlemen! I hope that everyone enjoyed a special Remembrance Day with family and friends. Imagine that you and some friends were going to a magnificent ball or a fancy dinner. You are carpooling with nine other

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Truth Through Parables

Today’s Reading: Matthew 21:20-22, 28-32, 42-46; 22:1-33, 41-46; 23:1-39; Mark 11:20-33; 12:1-9, 28-37, 41-44; Luke 20:9-16, 20-26 I suspect that I am like the disciples were when they saw the fig tree withered up – surprised – when I read that any mountain (of a problem) can be removed with

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