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Uncondemned

Condemned is a status. When someone is tried for a capital crime, found guilty and sentenced to death, their status is “condemned”. For humanity, the status of condemned comes naturally, but there is a reversal of that conviction for all … Continue reading

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Finishing

It’s been said, “How you finish is more important than how you start.” Such was the case with a man mentioned early in John’s gospel account. In chapter 3, a Pharisee named Nicodemus is recorded as coming to Jesus at … Continue reading

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Wisdom’s Prayer

“The ear that hears the rebukes of life will abide among the wise. He who disdains instruction despises his own soul, but he who heeds rebuke gets understanding. The fear of the Lord is the instruction of wisdom, and before … Continue reading

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Beyond

People love miracles. When Jesus was healing and feeding the crowds, He was their hero; and the atmosphere was exciting. Everyone were pressing in to get a glimpse of what was happening, however, Jesus saw beyond the cheers and accolades. … Continue reading

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Dots

Ever seen a children’s dot-to-dot puzzle? Sometimes the truth can be like one; you start with the first dot, move to the next one, and eventually a picture forms. Such was the case with this statement Jesus made to the Jewish … Continue reading

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Angry

Jesus got angry. As a matter-of-fact, He made a whip with His own hands and “laid leather” to the backs of those He was angry with: “And He found in the temple those who sold oxen and sheep and doves, … Continue reading

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Unclear

Have you ever faced a problem without a clear solution to pray for? Jesus’ Mom did. Her friends were out of wine at their wedding feast (which was a substantial issue considering the structured nature and social implications of such … Continue reading

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