Monthly Archives: March 2018

Power

Easter Re:Verse reading–John 20:1-18 (day seven) If the Spirit of him who raised Jesus from the dead dwells in you, he who raised Christ Jesus from the dead will also give life to your mortal bodies through his Spirit who … Continue reading

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A Very Present Help

Easter Re:Verse reading–John 20:1-18 (day five) “They have taken away my Lord, and I do not know where they have laid him.”  Having said this, she turned around and saw Jesus standing, but she did not know that it was … Continue reading

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God’s Own Heart

Easter Re:Verse reading–John 20:1-18 (day four) Re:Verse reading – 1 Samuel 13:1-14 In our 1 Samuel passage, we see the end of Saul’s kingdom.  He has disobeyed God and his kingdom has been removed.  God would have established his kingdom … Continue reading

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Shift

Easter Re:Verse reading–John 20:1-18 (day three) “He saw and believed”  He believed…what? That the tomb was indeed empty? That the body had been moved? The text says in the very next verse that neither Peter nor John—nor by extension any … Continue reading

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Whom Do You Seek?

Easter Re:Verse reading–John 20:1-18 (day two)  Jesus said to her, “Woman, why are you weeping? Whom are you seeking?” vs. 15a They each came with an expectation. Whatever they thought of the divinity of Jesus before, now he was just … Continue reading

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You had to be there

Easter Re:Verse reading–John 20:1-18 (day one) “They still did not understand from Scripture that Jesus had to rise from the dead.”–v 9 It is something we say when our words are inadequate.  A story isn’t funny/or scary to people who … Continue reading

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King of Kings

Re: Verse reading—1 Samuel 9 & 10 (day seven) 1 Samuel 10:19 is ominous: But you have today rejected your God, who delivers you from all your calamities and your distresses; yet you have said, ‘No, but set a king over … Continue reading

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When God’s Yes Means Great Sorrow…and Longing

The Lord said to Samuel, “Obey their voice and make them a king.” 1 Samuel 8:22 Make no mistake, the people’s desire for a king was a rejection of God’s leadership, and yet God told Samuel to obey their voice. God did … Continue reading

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Touch

Re: Verse reading—1 Samuel 9 & 10 (day five) 10:26 “Saul also went to his house at Gibeah; and the valiant men whose hearts God had touched went with him.” Don’t overlook the miracle. God touched their human hearts. God … Continue reading

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Called to Serve

Re:Verse reading–1 Samuel 9 & 10 (day four) 10:26 – “Saul also went to his house at Gibeah, and the valiant men whose hearts God had touched went with him.” Saul had been called by God to serve…but he was … Continue reading

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