Monthly Archives: April 2014

Luke 19:28-44 Stones

28 And when he had said these things, he went on ahead, going up to Jerusalem. 29 When he drew near to Bethphage and Bethany, at the mount that is called Olivet, he sent two of the disciples, 30 saying, “Go into the village in front of you, where on entering … Continue reading

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Luke 19:11-27 Faithful With What We Have

11 As they heard these things, he proceeded to tell a parable, because he was near to Jerusalem, and because they supposed that the kingdom of God was to appear immediately. 12 He said therefore, “A nobleman went into a far country to receive for … Continue reading

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Luke 19:1-10 Zacchaeus

He entered Jericho and was passing through. 2 And there was a man named Zacchaeus. He was a chief tax collector and was rich. 3 And he was seeking to see who Jesus was, but on account of the crowd he could not, because he … Continue reading

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Luke 18:35-43 Blind Man

35 As he drew near to Jericho, a blind man was sitting by the roadside begging. 36 And hearing a crowd going by, he enquired what this meant.37 They told him, “Jesus of Nazareth is passing by.” 38 And he cried out, “Jesus, Son of David, have mercy on … Continue reading

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Luke 18:18-30 No-one is Good

18 And a ruler asked him, “Good Teacher, what must I do to inherit eternal life?” 19 And Jesus said to him, “Why do you call me good? No one is good except God alone. 20 You know the commandments: ‘Do not commit adultery, Do not murder, Do … Continue reading

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Luke 18:9-17 Believing in Yourself

9 He also told this parable to some who trusted in themselves that they were righteous, and treated others with contempt: 10 “Two men went up into the temple to pray, one a Pharisee and the other a tax collector. 11 The Pharisee, standing by himself, prayed[a] thus: ‘God, I thank … Continue reading

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Luke 17:20-37 Jesus’ Return

20 Being asked by the Pharisees when the kingdom of God would come, he answered them, “The kingdom of God is not coming with signs to be observed, 21 nor will they say, ‘Look, here it is!’ or ‘There!’ for behold, the kingdom of God is in … Continue reading

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Genesis 4: Cain and Abel

I have two nephews who I love dearly, but the fact they are still alive is a little bit of a wonder.  They hunt each other down frequently in the virtual world of Black Ops or Modern Warfare and blow … Continue reading

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Luke 17:11-18 Touched by the Eternal

11 On the way to Jerusalem he was passing along between Samaria and Galilee. 12 And as he entered a village, he was met by ten lepers, who stood at a distance 13 and lifted up their voices, saying, “Jesus, Master, have mercy on us.” 14 When he saw … Continue reading

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From Foolishness to Wisdom (April 1st 2014)

There was an awkward silence before I spoke today.  Then I launched into the lines from The Princess Bride, “Mawage. Mawage is wot bwings us togeder tooday. Mawage, that bwessed awangment, that dweam wifin a dweam… And wuv, tru wuv, will … Continue reading

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