Tag Archives: Mary

September 21 – Living Peace in the Midst of Strife

John 20:19-31; 2 Chronicles 32; Psalm 88 “Then, the same day at evening, being the first day of the week, when the doors were shut where the disciples were assembled, for fear of the Jews, Jesus came and stood in … Continue reading

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September 20 – An Empty Tomb and a New Body

John 20:1-18; 2 Chronicles 31; Psalm 87 “Jesus said to her, ‘Woman, why are you weeping? Whom are you seeking?’ She, supposing Him to be the gardener, said to Him, ‘Sir, if You have carried Him away, tell me where … Continue reading

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September 7 – Dealing With the Many Faces of Poverty

John 12:1-26; 2 Chronicles 14-15; Psalm 77 “For the poor you have with you always, but Me you do not have always.” (John 12:8 NKJV)  Things were a little tense at the household of Mary, Martha, and Lazarus. It was … Continue reading

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May 29 – It Was (Figuratively) the Best of Times, It Was (Literally) the Worst of Times

2 Chronicles 7-9 John 11:1-29 “Jesus said, ‘Your brother will rise and live again.’ Martha answered, ‘I know that he will rise and live again in the resurrection on the last day.’” (John 11:23-24 NCV) Sometimes, Jesus is easy to … Continue reading

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March 25 – Where Do I Go? Who Do I Turn To?

Joshua 19-21 Luke 2:25-52 “Jesus said to them, ‘Why were you looking for me? Didn’t you know that I must be in my Father’s house? But they did not understand the meaning of what he said.” (Luke 2:49-50) We don’t … Continue reading

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March 24 – Seeing Needs Around Us

Joshua 16-18 Luke 2:1-24 “Mary and Joseph also went to offer a sacrifice, as the law of the Lord says: ‘You must sacrifice two doves or two young pigeons.’” (Luke 2:24) Whenever members of the royal family do something it’s … Continue reading

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March 22 – In the Presence of the Lord

Joshua 10-12 Luke 1:39-56 “You are blessed because you believed that what the Lord said to you would really happen.” (Luke 1:45 NCV) Under normal circumstances, no one would have noticed this meeting between an older lady who was expecting … Continue reading

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March 21 – Out With the Old, In With the New

Joshua 7-9 Luke 1:21-38 “Now Elizabeth, your relative, is also pregnant with a son though she is very old. Everyone thought she could not have a baby, but she has been pregnant for six months. God can do anything!” (Luke … Continue reading

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February 17 – Just Like He Said He Would

Leviticus 21-22 Matthew 28 “The angel said to the women, “Don’t be afraid. I know that you are looking for Jesus, who has been crucified. He is not here. He has risen from the dead as he said he would. … Continue reading

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February 16 – Dead, As In Doornail Dead

Leviticus 19-20 Matthew 27:51-66 “He put Jesus’ body in a new tomb that he had cut out of a wall of rock, and he rolled a very large stone to block the entrance of the tomb. Then Joseph went away. … Continue reading

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