Monthly Archives: October 2014

John 12:20-26 The Seemingly Dead

Now among those who went up to worship at the feast were some Greeks. 21 So these came to Philip, who was from Bethsaida in Galilee, and asked him, “Sir, we wish to see Jesus.” 22 Philip went and told Andrew; Andrew … Continue reading

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John 12:12-19 Continued Affects

12 The next day the large crowd that had come to the feast heard that Jesus was coming to Jerusalem. 13 So they took branches of palm trees and went out to meet him, crying out, “Hosanna! Blessed is he who comes … Continue reading

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John 12:1-11 Complete Gratitude for Grace

 Six days before the Passover, Jesus therefore came to Bethany, where Lazarus was, whom Jesus had raised from the dead. 2 So they gave a dinner for him there. Martha served, and Lazarus was one of those reclining with him at … Continue reading

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John 11:45-57 Protecting What Is Mine

45 Many of the Jews therefore, who had come with Mary and had seen what he did, believed in him, 46 but some of them went to the Pharisees and told them what Jesus had done. 47 So the chief priests and the … Continue reading

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The Death of Lazarus III (Final)

If you read the passage on the previous posts you noticed the humanity of Jesus and the difficulty of the situation.  I read a commentary a by Gary Burge on the train this morning and a couple of things stood … Continue reading

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The Death of Lazarus II

Now a certain man was ill, Lazarus of Bethany, the village of Mary and her sister Martha. 2 It was Mary who anointed the Lord with ointment and wiped his feet with her hair, whose brother Lazarus was ill. 3 So the … Continue reading

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John 11 The Death of Lazarus

Now a certain man was ill, Lazarus of Bethany, the village of Mary and her sister Martha. 2 It was Mary who anointed the Lord with ointment and wiped his feet with her hair, whose brother Lazarus was ill. 3 So the … Continue reading

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A Biblical Survey of Those Who Showed a Gap between Their Gifting for Leadership and Their Character Development

A different kind of devotional arose from surveying the Bible and thinking of emerging leaders like those that I train at Moody. Jacob (Genesis 25-36) Jacob has gifts in managing flocks and domestic affairs. His ambition, though, causes him to … Continue reading

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John 10: 31-42 Jesus Claims to be God

31 The Jews picked up stones again to stone him. 32 Jesus answered them, “I have shown you many good works from the Father; for which of them are you going to stone me?” 33 The Jews answered him, “It is not for … Continue reading

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John 10:20-30 To Be One

20 Many of them said, “He has a demon, and is insane; why listen to him?” 21 Others said, “These are not the words of one who is oppressed by a demon. Can a demon open the eyes of the blind?” 22 At … Continue reading

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