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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 289 – All Scripture is Inspired…

Today we are in Chapter 3 of Second Timothy. Paul continues his urging that Timothy to be faithful in his stewardship of the Church. Here we read one of the famous, oft quoted passages, that “All Scripture is breathed out … Continue reading

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Bible 1 Yr – Day 266 – The First Letter of Peter

Today we begin the First Letter of Peter. The letter was written by Peter, likely dictated to a secretary, probably Silvanus, who had also traveled with Paul. Peter was martyred in Rome in A.D. 64. We can tell from the … Continue reading

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Bible 1 Yr – Day 203 – The Bride of Christ

Still not convinced about the nature of the relationship of the Christ and his Church. St. Paul sets it out yet again. So far, the entire letter had had this theme running underneath the surface. In chapter 1, Paul wrote … Continue reading

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Bible 1 Yr – Day 202 – One Lord, one faith, one baptism

More poignant words from St. Paul today on the nature of faith, the Church and the Body of Christ. He starts Chapter 4 with the following: 1 I therefore, a prisoner for the Lord, urge you to walk in a … Continue reading

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Bible 1 Yr – Day 201 – The Church Will Teach the Angels

Today, Paul says something that if you think about it is truly mind blowing: 8 To me, though I am the very least of all the saints, this grace was given, to preach to the Gentiles the unsearchable riches of … 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 199 – THE LETTER OF PAUL TO THE EPHESIANS

Today we begin the Letter of Paul to the Ephesians. Some key background information about his book is that it was probably written between A.D. 60 to 62 while Paul was under house arrest in Rome. Paul had spent many … Continue reading

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Bible 1 Yr – Day 137 – Marriage, Divorce, and the Faith of Children

There are many great things to address today. First, is Jesus teaching on divorce and remarriage. Jesus states that God’s original plan for marriage was one man and one woman and that divorce was allowed as a temporary exception. Here … Continue reading

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Bible 1 Yr – Day 126 – Samuel and Jesus’ Parables

Old Testament Today we start the book of Samuel. These events take place just about 1,000 years before the time of Jesus. Samuel and the related books mark the transition from the time of Judges to the time of a … Continue reading

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