Tag Archives: following Jesus

Readied for the Next Season

Wherever we are, we’re not there yet. How ever far we’ve come, we’ve still got some road to travel. Coming out of the wilderness, there’s still a promised land to prepare for. That’s some of what I’m picking from what … Continue reading

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Tell Me About Your Disciples

You sneaky high priest! They’ve pulled the trigger. Operation “Destroy Jesus” has begun. Phase I, arrest in the garden, complete. Now, for the trial. But, what were the charges again? What’s He done wrong? Oh, don’t worry about that, we’ll … Continue reading

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Another Thing I Can Know

Yesterday, reading John’s gospel, I was reminded that, while there are many things I don’t know when it comes to the things of God, one thing I do know is that while I was once blind now I see. But … Continue reading

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More and More

I wonder if we’re governed too often, or too much, by the fear that if you give an inch they’ll take a mile. Or, if we’re too prone to think about just doing our part and letting others do their … Continue reading

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Are You “With Me”?

I’ll take lesser known Old Testament characters for 1000, Alex. This “career exile”, an exile of Gath, chose exile again, this time from Jerusalem, because of his loyalty to a king. Who is Ittai the Gittite? Correct! He didn’t have … Continue reading

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No Quid Pro Quo

They were two blind guys by the road. Thus, they were just two more beggars along the by-way. Limited, to say the least, in what they had to offer to others. Lost in a world of darkness, the world around … Continue reading

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Invitation or Imperative?

Hovering over some well known verses in Matthew this morning. Noodling on whether they are an offer to avail oneself of or, a command to obey. “Come to Me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give … Continue reading

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Final Four

Finishing my reading plan for the year always comes with a sense of satisfaction. Maybe this year more than some others because it was been one of the few consistent things about 2020. So much turmoil, uncertainty, and disappointment in … Continue reading

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The Cost of Christ as King

Seeing is believing. And many, when they saw Lazarus walk out of the tomb — grave clothes and all, having been buried for four days — “believed in Him” (Jn. 11:45). They believed in Jesus. They believed that this Raiser-From-The-Dead … Continue reading

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Leaving Home

Listened to a podcast awhile back where Ruth Graham was interviewed about a book she’s recently written. The title of the book is “Forgiving My Father, Forgiving Myself.” Forgiving her father . . . you know who that is, right? … Continue reading

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