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Blessed Wresting, Genesis 32:22-31

  22 Jacob got up during the night, took his two wives, his two women servants, and his eleven sons, and crossed the Jabbok River’s shallow water. 23 He took them and everything that belonged to him, and he helped them cross the … Continue reading

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Never the Wrong Time, Luke 2:1-20

In celebrating his birth in the wrong month, so to speak, we see how powerful it truly is that he came at all, when nobody expected. Jesus came as a surprise, so that we all can be saved, so that we all can have hope. Continue reading

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The Hardest Thing to Do, Matthew 13: 24-30, 36-43

24 Jesus told them another parable: “The kingdom of heaven is like someone who planted good seed in his field. 25 While people were sleeping, an enemy came and planted weeds among the wheat and went away. 26 When the stalks sprouted and bore grain, then … Continue reading

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Bring it Into the Light, Matthew 10:24-39

In darkness, our eyes adjust, and soon we begin to believe we don’t need the light. But when the light shines, we truly see what we missed out on Continue reading

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The First Evangelist, John 4.5-42

  He came to a Samaritan city called Sychar, which was near the land Jacob had given to his son Joseph. 6 Jacob’s well was there. Jesus was tired from his journey, so he sat down at the well. It was … Continue reading

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A Tempting Test, Matthew 4:1-11

4 Then the Spirit led Jesus up into the wilderness so that the devil might tempt him. 2 After Jesus had fasted for forty days and forty nights, he was starving. 3 The tempter came to him and said, “Since you are God’s … Continue reading

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Overwhelming, Matthew 17:1-9

It’s sometimes hard to describe something that is overwhelming, powerful, and glorious. Sometimes, it’s so hard that people won’t ever believe you until they experience it themselves. One of my favorite science fiction movies is the movie “Contact.” Based on … Continue reading

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