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Bible 1 Year – Day 351 – Revelation 13 thru 19

Over the last couple of days we have been reading chapters 13 thru 19 in the Book of Revelation. These are some of the most dramatic, strange and spectacular images in the Bible. So what’s it all mean? Few definitive … Continue reading

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Bible 1 Yr – Day 335 – Jesus’ Message to the 7 Churches

Yesterday and today we read Revelation chapters 2 and 3 which contain Jesus’ messages to the 7 Churches of Aisa Minor. The first thing to realize about these Churches is that they are real Churches. They probably did not have … Continue reading

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Bible 1 Yr – Day 333 – The Book of Revelation

Technically known as, “The Revelation to Saint John” the Book of Revelation is one of the hardest books of the Bible to understand. The key to understanding the book is to try and not define it to literally. It is … Continue reading

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Bible 1 Yr – Day 330 – Mortal versus Venial Sin

Today we read the last chapter of the first letter of John. In it John tells us to pray for one another if we observe another sinning. If anyone sees his brother committing a sin not leading to death, he … Continue reading

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Bible 1 Yr – Day 325 – Feed My Lambs

Today we read the last chapter of John’s Gospel. Not surprisingly, he ends with some even more striking parallels. It starts off with a seemingly innocuous statement by Peter, “I’m going fishing.” It’s not surprising he is going fishing, a … Continue reading

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Bible 1 Yr – Day 324 – Resurrection

Just a few details I would like to bring out today. First, John twice tells us that the event of the Resurrection and Jesus’ first appearances occur “on the first day of the week”, or Sunday. This is the key … Continue reading

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Bible 1 Yr – Day 321 – Quid est veritas?

Today we read Pilate’s famous statement, “What is truth?” It is an important statement. Pilate is the governor of Judea, the ruler who is responsible for thousands of people’s lives, yet to him truth is fungible. Of course, the statement … Continue reading

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Bible 1 Yr – Day 320 – Jesus Prays

Today we read Jesus’ prayer in the garden of Gethsemane that he prays just before his arrest. There are some important aspects to focus on and take note of. First, it is important to understand Jesus’ first petition to the … Continue reading

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Bible 1 Yr – Day 317 – The Promise of the Holy Spirit

Today we read John chapter 14. I think it is one of the most difficult but most engaging chapters in the Bible. One reason it is difficult is because Jesus keeps switching between the Father, Himself, and the Holy Spirit … Continue reading

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Bible 1 Yr – Day 313 – Jesus Wept

“Jesus wept.”   The shortest sentence in the Bible and if you think about it, it is kind of a strange idea. Jesus knew he would raise Lazarus from the dead. Why did Jesus cry at the death of Lazarus? … Continue reading

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