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April 6 – “I’m Dying To Be Shown That You Are Not Just Any Man”

1 Samuel 4-6 Luke 9:1-17 “Herod said, ‘I cut off John’s head, so who is this man I hear such things about?’ And Herod kept trying to see Jesus.” (Luke 9:9) Herod Antipas was THE man in Galilee. He was … Continue reading

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April 7 – I Am the Crowd

Matthew 27:32-66; Deuteronomy 7-8; Job 7 “Vah!” That great word is used in “The Seven Last Words,” a production that a church I attended in the past used to put on. Said the right way, it exudes the mockery, the … Continue reading

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July 10 – Forsaken

Marrk 15:21-47; I Kings 11; Hosea13 There is perhaps no greater moment of agony in the story of Jesus than one moment on the cross: “And at the ninth hour Jesus cried out with a loud voice, saying, ‘Eloi, Eloi, … Continue reading

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July 9 – Jesus Mocked

Mark 15:1-20; 1 Kings 10; Hosea 11:12-12:14 How easily we mock others. We make fun of mental handicaps and physical disabilities. We laugh at people for their weaknesses and their differences. We snicker at foibles and failures. Sometimes we so … Continue reading

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April 7 – The Price of Restoration

Matthew 27:32-66; Deuteronomy 7-8; Job 7 “Then they crucified Him, and divided His garments, casting lots, that it might be fulfilled which was spoken by the prophet: ‘They divided My garments among them, And for My clothing they cast lots.’” … Continue reading

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