Alive and Risen

He suffered, bled and died. They saw it. They thought all hope was lost … But … There was victory in His death. For on the cross He took the sin of the world upon Himself so that peace could be made with the Father. It certainly did not look like victory to those mourning […]

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Give All You Got

“I tell you the truth,” Jesus said, “this poor widow has given more than all the rest of them. For they have given a tiny part of their surplus, but she, poor as she is, has given everything she has.” (Luke 21:3-4) It doesn’t take much to realise what Jesus wants from those that follow Him. People are […]

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What A Change

As the boss, he got the worst of it. Not that it bothered him that much, because as the boss, it also meant he got the most money from the gig. He may not have been popular, but he didn’t mind as the money rolled in. He worked for it, he played the game and […]

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Have You Returned?

“Didn’t I heal ten men? Where are the other nine? Has no one returned to give glory to God except this foreigner?” (Luke 17:17-18) He was passing by. They called out to Him for help. He sent them to some other people. They left and got what they were looking for on the way. He helped […]

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More To Life Than …

What I’m saying is that He could be making a point that’s part of a bigger point. Jesus gives a parable about a shrewd manager. It has a message to it that Jesus highlights afterwards. We can take it as it is just as that and leave it. It’s just that right after that parable […]

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Are All Sons Lost?

Tax collectors and other notorious sinners often came to listen to Jesus teach. This made the Pharisees and teachers of religious law complain that he was associating with such sinful people—even eating with them! (Luke 15:1-2) Aren’t we making our way home? The setting sees certain religious observers critiquing Jesus for the people that He hung […]

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