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Bible 1 Yr – Day 209 – The Letter to the Philippians

Today we begin the Letter to Philippians. It is one of the hardest to date but our best reasoning points to it being a latter letter probably around A.D. 62. There are two interesting passages in the first chapter: 6 … Continue reading

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Bible 1 Yr – Day 200 – The most Protestant verse in the bible …

… is actually Catholic. When we started this journey some 200 days ago, the first time I ever mentioned works came the response, “What about Ephesians 2:8?!” Which says, 8 For by grace you have been saved through faith; and … Continue reading

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Bible 1 Yr – Day 38 – The Cursing of the Fig Tree

As Lent begins we read about Jesus entry into Jerusalem. We had some lucky timing in that we will be reading about the events in Jerusalem as Easter approaches. Matthew places many of Jesus teachings after the entry into Jerusalem. … Continue reading

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Bible 1 Yr – Day 37 – First in the Kingdom

Today the mother of James and John asks Jesus to let her sons sit on his right and left when he comes into his kingdom. Just a couple of quick things about this. First, Jesus answers with a question, “…asking. … Continue reading

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Bible 1 Yr – Day 36 – A Natural Explanation for the 10 Plagues and the Parable of the Servants in the Vineyard

Old Testament – Exodus 7 and 8 Today we read about Moses confrontation with Pharaoh and the first of the ten plagues. Some people have proposed natural explanations for the ten plagues. The one I remember in particular is that … Continue reading

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Day 34 – “I Am” – Proof of the Existence of God

Today we read in Genesis of Moses encounter with God on Mt. Sinai. God reveals his name to Moses. It is a wondrous name b/c it is both a name and a refusal to be named. It at the same … Continue reading

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Bible 1 Yr – Day 33 – Exodus and the parable of the Unforgiving Servant

Old Testament – The Book of Exodus Today we begin the book of Exodus. The book details events that happened about 1,700 years before the time of Jesus or approximately 3,700 years ago. Take a second to think about that, … Continue reading

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Bible 1 Yr – Day 32 – Go Tell it To the Church

Today we read in Matthew 18 one of the most important passages in the Bible. Here it is: 15 “If your brother sins against you, go and tell him his fault, between you and him alone. If he listens to … Continue reading

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Bible 1 Yr – Day 31 – The Transfiguration

Today we see Jesus transfigured. Here are some quick things to note. First, not again that it takes on a mountain top. Remember, when biblical characters go up a mountain something important is going to happen. Here we see Jesus … Continue reading

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Bible 1Yr – Day 30 – Peter and the Keys

There is a whole lot in Matthew 16 which we read today. First, the Pharisees and Scribes come to Jesus seeking a sign. Jesus says that no sign will be given to “an evil and unfaithful generation”. He says that … Continue reading

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