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The Last Supper

While I’m getting ahead of the story here, it’s important to remember that when Peter saw Jesus after His resurrection, Jesus forgave and restored him.No one has ever surprised Jesus and no matter how badly we may mess up, He’s ready to forgive us. Continue reading

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March 15 – Listening in Prayer

Deuteronomy 25-27 Mark 14:27-53 “Then Jesus went back to his followers and found them asleep. He said to Peter, ‘Simon, are you sleeping? Couldn’t you stay awake with me for one hour? Stay awake and pray for strength against temptation. … Continue reading

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September 16 – Living in Denial

John 18:1-18; 2 Chronicles 26; Psalm 83 I could always tell when one of my children had caused problem for my wife. Before she told me what they had done wrong, she prefaced her story with a question like: “Do … Continue reading

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September 11 – There Is Only One Way…

John 14:1-14; 2 Chronicles 20:1-21:1; Psalm 78:56-72 My wife has a habit of naming inanimate objects. Our GPS unit is “Sally.” (With a voice like that, it couldn’t be male.) Whenever we go somewhere, we set Sally up and punch … Continue reading

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September 14 – Restoration

Psalm 73; Job 40:6-14; 42:1-6; Luke 22:31-33 54-62 There are some athletes who have a big mouth. I’m thinking of the ones who deliberately provoke their opponents so that everything they say is posted on the other team’s bulletin board … Continue reading

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September 20 – Defibrillators

Just a note: I have had to do some traveling to deal with family issues. This has disrupted the timing of my writing. I am hoping to catch up and get back on track within the next few days. John … Continue reading

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April 4 – I Am Peter

Matthew 26:26-46; Deuteronomy 1-2; Job 4 How do we betray people? Judas turned Jesus over to the authorities. Peter denied knowing Him. Both betrayed the relationship that Jesus had built up with them. Both the betrayal and the denial were … Continue reading

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January 31 – Betrayal Has Many Faces; Grace Has But One

Luke 22:39-71; Genesis 40; Psalm 31 Betrayal takes on many faces. Judas turned Jesus over to the Chief Priests. Some, trying to put Judas in a different light, would say that he was trying to force Jesus to become the … Continue reading

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