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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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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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Bible 1 Yr – Day 29 – Joseph test his Brothers and Feeding the Four Thousand

Old Testament Today we see Joseph’s brother return to Egypt to buy more food. As directed they return with their other brother Benjamin. They are still unaware that Pharaoh’s steward is their brother Joseph who they sold into slavery many … Continue reading

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Bible 1 Yr – Day 28 – Jesus and Tradition

In today’s reading Jesus speaks about traditions that negate the word of God. Naturally, Jesus condemns these traditions. However, scripture also says, “So then, brothers, stand firm and hold to the traditions that you were taught by us, either by … Continue reading

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Bible 1 Yr – Day 17 – To Be A Disciple

In today’s reading we see some of the criteria Jesus sets out if one wants to be his disciple. There is no way around it, if one wants to call themselves a disciple the criteria are difficult to say the … 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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