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A Taxing Argument, Matthew 22:15-22

Sometimes, Jesus puts everyone in a difficult situation and it’s really hard to deal with. Jesus doesn’t pull punches, but in that sense, he also makes it so that we have to receive the punches. We have to take our … Continue reading

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Day 7: A World of Temptation

It takes a person of extraordinary personal strength to not give in to temptation, especially in a modern world that seems to only get better at the temptation game. There’s an episode of Futurama called “A Fishful of Dollars,” that … Continue reading

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Crumby Lessons

Matthew 15:10-28   10 Jesus called the crowd near and said to them, “Listen and understand. 11  It’s not what goes into the mouth that contaminates a person in God’s sight. It’s what comes out of the mouth that contaminates … Continue reading

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Lent, Day 2: Helicopter

WHUPPA WHUPPA WHUPPA Matthew 20:20-23 Common English Bible (CEB) Request from James and John’s mother  20 Then the mother of Zebedee’s sons came to Jesus along with her sons. Bowing before him, she asked a favor of him.  21 “What do you … Continue reading

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Batman: On violence against violence

“Criminals are a superstitious cowardly lot — so I have to wear a disguise that will strike terror into their hearts! I must be a creature of the night, black, terrible, like a… a… a bat!” -Bruce Wayne/Batman Let’s do … Continue reading

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