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Fit For a Spy Novel!

I have no doubt that Jesus had arranged for one of His followers, who remained nameless, to provide this colt for Him to enter Jerusalem. Jesus sent the disciples to pick up this colt and it’s interesting that He knows that no one has ever ridden on this animal. It’s also interesting to me that Jesus didn’t tell them to contact anyone, perhaps to spare them harm should inquiries be made by the Pharisees or the Sadducees later (?), but to see this colt, untie him and bring him to Jesus. While Jesus told them not to initiate contact, He gave them would would be considered a countersign to let the owner know that the right people were taking this colt. It’s fitting that the beginning of the end of this mission from God should have some old-fashioned spycraft at the start of things. Continue reading

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August 24 – Let Peace Begin With Me

John 6:1-21; 1 Chronicles 22:2-23:32; Zechariah 9 “Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion! Shout, O daughter of Jerusalem! Behold, your King is coming to you; He is just and having salvation, Lowly and riding on a donkey, A colt, the … Continue reading

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February 19 – Immanuel: God With Us

Matthew 1; Exodus 20; Exodus 21; Proverbs 9 “So all this was done that it might be fulfilled which was spoken by the Lord through the prophet, saying: ‘Behold, the virgin shall be with child, and bear a Son, and … Continue reading

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October 19 – You Ain’t Seen Nothin’ Yet!

Isaiah 56-58 2 Thessalonians 2 “Do not become easily upset in your thinking or afraid if you hear that the day of the Lord has already come. Someone may have said this in a prophecy or in a message or … Continue reading

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September 2 – What’s Love Got to Do With It?

Psalm 137-139 1 Corinthians 13 “I may have the gift of prophecy. I may understand all the secret things of God and have all knowledge, and I may have faith so great I can move mountains. But even with all … Continue reading

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May 31 – The Most Important Choice of All

2 Chronicles 13-14 John 12:1-26 “Jesus found a colt and sat on it. This was as the Scripture says, ‘Don’t be afraid, people of Jerusalem! Your king is coming, sitting on the colt of a donkey.’ Zechariah 9:9” (John 12:14-15 NCV) … Continue reading

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May 22 – You Mean I’m Not Always Right?

1 Chronicles 16-18 John 7:28-53 “When the people heard Jesus’ words, some of them said, ‘This man really is the Prophet. Others said, ‘He is the Christ.’ Still others said, ‘The Christ will not come from Galilee. The Scripture says … Continue reading

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May 11 – Parenting

Acts 20:1-16; Judges 13; Job 41 Sometimes it’s the simple acts of faith that are the hardest. Manoah’s wife came to him to tell him startling news. A man of God had come to her and told her not only … Continue reading

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October 20 – Overcoming False Piety

Revelation 20; Isaiah 7-8; Psalm 110 Judah was fighting for her life. The kings of Syria and Israel gathered together in war to take Judah out. King Ahaz was worried and God sought to strengthen him. He sent Isaiah out … Continue reading

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August 24 – Why Settle?

Perhaps all of Jerusalem went wild when Jesus entered on the donkey because they expected Him to enter the city, accept His title and then become the warrior King. They didn’t expect His only aggression to be towards those who had turned the Temple into a religious Wal-Mart. Continue reading

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