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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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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 16 – The Binding of Isaac

Today we read one of the most famous scene in the Old Testament, Genesis 22, in which God asks Abraham to sacrifice his son Isaac. This story is traditionally referred to as “the Binding of Isaac”. Modern readers tend to … Continue reading

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Bible 1 Yr – Day 15 – Hagar and Healings

Today’s readings are pretty straight forward. Old Testament – Genesis 21 There are two things to notice in today’s Old Testament reading. First, recall that Hagar was the slave girl who Abraham has a son by because his wife Sarah … Continue reading

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Bible 1 Yr – Day 4 – The Baptism of Jesus

Today we read some important foundational stuff in Matthew Chapter 3. First, a word on the Pharisees and Sadducees. Both of these were movements within Judaism. Neither of them are the levitical priests. In other words, you could be a … Continue reading

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If you were one of Jesus’ twelve disciples, what would be your justification for betraying Him?

When I started to write a book with Judas Iscariot as the main character one inevitable question loomed:  How could he do it? In my book, The Last Confession of the Vampire Judas Iscariot, I take a stab at the … Continue reading

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