Tag Archives: Tradition

Bible 1 Yr – Day 311 – Tell us plainly

Today we see Jesus at the Temple in Jerusalem at the Feast of the Dedication. What is this feast and why did Jesus travel to Jerusalem for it?   The feast of the Dedication is exactly what it sounds like, … Continue reading

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Bible 1 Yr – Day 291 – Hey Jude

Today we read the short letter of Jude. It is believed to be written by the brother of James as identified in Matthew and Mark and he identifies himself as such. Earliest dates put the writing of the letter as … Continue reading

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Bible 1 Yr – Day 274 – The Book of Hebrews

Today we start the book of Hebrews, perhaps the most difficult book of the New Testament to understand. We can be reasonably sure the book was written before A.D. 70 because it speaks in detail of the temple sacrifices yet … Continue reading

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Bible 1 Yr – Day 212 – The Special Guest and the Fruit that Increases

There are three great little nuggets in today’s reading. First, there is apparently a dispute between to women and Paul encourages everyone to help them work it out. In passing, he mentions someone important: 2 I entreat Euodia and I … Continue reading

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Bible 1 Yr – Day 198 – Against Factions

Sometimes, in our quest to mine scripture for its spiritual insights into the great mysteries, we miss the easy messages that are right before our eyes. Today we read Paul: 17 I appeal to you, brothers, to watch out for … 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 131 – Tradition

Does Jesus condemn all tradition? In today’s reading, Mark 7, the states: And he said to them, “You have a fine way of rejecting the commandment of God in order to establish your tradition! … 13 thus making void the … Continue reading

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Bible 1 Yr – Day 107 – The Traditional Interpretation of Scripture

Today comes the verse that is often bandied about in the never ending debate about whether our faith should be based on “Scripture Alone” v. “Scripture and Tradition”. But there really is no debate; tradition is part of the puzzle. … Continue reading

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Day 101 – Paul First Letter to the Thessalonians

Today we start Paul’s first letter to the Thessalonians. Through clues in the Bible this letter can be fairly dated to late A.D. 50 or early A.D. 51 and is most likely the oldest book in the New Testament. We … Continue reading

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Bible 1 Yr – Day 68 – The Ethiopian Eunuch

This is one of my favorite passages of scripture. The story is simple and straight forward, yet it is ruddy and real. You can almost see the dust being kicked up as the men travel the desert road. Phillip is … Continue reading

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