Tag: New Testament

Seeing is Believing.

Thomas said to them, “Unless I see the mark of the nails in His hands, put my finger into the mark of the nails, and put my hand into His side, I will never believe!” John 20:25. After His resurrection, Christ appeared to many of his followers in and around Jerusalem. On one occasion, He…

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Empty.

“Peter, however, got up and ran to the tomb. When we stooped to look in, he saw it was empty; only the linen cloths that had covered His body remained. So he went home, amazed at what had happened.” Luke 24:12. When Christ’s body had been taken down off the cross, there was not enough time to…

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Endgame.

“So when they had gathered together, Pilate said to them, “Who is it you want me to release for you– Barabbas, or Jesus who is called Messiah?… Which of the two do you want me to release to you?” “Barabbas!” they answered. Pilate asked them, “What should I do with Jesus, who is called Messiah?”…

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In Remembrance of Me.

“And He took bread, gave thanks, broke it, gave it to them, and said “This is my body, which is given for you. Do this in remembrance of Me.” In the same way, He also took the cup after supper and said, “This is the new covenant established by my blood; it is shed for…

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Focus on Today.

“Therefore, don’t worry about tomorrow, because tomorrow will worry about itself. Each day has enough trouble of its own.” Matthew 6:34. This advice may seem so simple and basic that we fail to realize the spiritual significance it contains, yet it confronts a topic that every person in the world encounters: worry. Humanity obviously has…

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Spring Cleaning.

“Jesus went into the Temple and drove out all those who were buying and selling inside the temple. He overturned the money-changers’ tables and the chairs of those selling doves. And He said to them “It is written ‘My house will be called a house of prayer,’ but you are making it a den of thieves!” Matthew 21:12-13. According to…

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Hosanna.

“Hosanna to the Son of David! Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord!” Matthew 21:9. On this day roughly 2000 years ago, Jesus of Nazareth rode into the city of Jerusalem on the back of a donkey. The Jewish holiday of Passover was fast approaching and Jews from all over the…

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