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Bible 1 Yr – Day 316 – John Recounts the Last Supper

Today we read John’s recounting of the Last Supper. It is important to remember when reading John that his Gospel was written last and that he likely had read one or more of the other synoptic Gospels. Thus, John writes … Continue reading

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Bible 1 Yr – Day 278 – High Priest According to the Order of Melchizedek

Today we are in Hebrews chapter 5. This chapter is a little more straight forward by vitally important. It begins by establishing certain basic principles. 1. Every high priest is taken from among men. 2. The Priest is man’s representative … Continue reading

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Bible 1 Yr – Day 270 – The Presbyters

My footnotes define “Presbyters” as “official appointed leaders and teachers of the Christian Community”. Many translations use the term “elders”. Peter speaks about them today in chapter 5 of his first letter: So I exhort the presbyters among you, as … Continue reading

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Bible 1 Yr – Day 214 – The Gospel of Luke and the Birth of John the Baptist

Today we start the Gospel of Luke. I love Luke because of the historical nature of this work. He states from the outset that he has approached this as a historical investigation and has made efforts to confirm the things … Continue reading

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Bible 1 Yr – Day 106 – Earn Your Keep

Today we get to the crux of Paul’s letter to the Thessalonians, the reason he wrote it. It turns out that some of the believers who were convinced that the glorious return of Jesus was imminent had decided to take … Continue reading

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Bible 1 Yr – Day 72 – The Laying on of Hands – Old Testament

Today in Numbers 8, we see the setting a part of a specific group of men as priests. This was this done by the laying on of hands. When you present the Levites before the LORD, the people of Israel … Continue reading

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