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Abraham, Isaac, Jacob, and Tim

For others, they debated Him simply to try and trip Him up (Mark 12:13). But for a group of Sadducees, they had a theological bone to pick with Jesus. For them, the resurrection was problematic. It didn’t make sense. For … Continue reading

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A Dead Man Alive

Felix, the Roman governor of Judea, was well informed about had become known as “the Way” (Acts 24:22). His successor, Festus, not so much. Though he would not release Paul for fear of the Jews, Felix would hear Paul repeatedly … Continue reading

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Weird Conversations

Several weeks ago my brother-in-law phoned me. He wanted to talk to me about his funeral. He has been battling cancer for the past couple of years and his body had been indicating quite clearly that the fight would soon … Continue reading

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From Cloths to Cloths

Hovering over the last few verses of John 19 this morning, and one word jumps off the page. A word that is commonly heard at this time of year in the re-telling of the birth of a Child. But this … Continue reading

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It Makes All the Difference

Continuing to try to track the argument of a man racked with pain — emotional, spiritual, and physical. Job’s getting bolder but, at least for this guy in the chair, not always clearer. Nevertheless, here’s what I’m picking up from … Continue reading

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He Appeared!

Okay, so I’m thinking a rewrite of the old Easter hymn may be in order. Instead of “He Arose!”, perhaps it should be “He Appeared!” For I delivered to you as of first importance what I also received: that Christ … Continue reading

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Rolled Away

They were in. Having once walked through the Red Sea on dry ground as they left the bondage of Egypt, they now had just walked through the flooded Jordan on dry ground as they entered the promised land. They were … Continue reading

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Easter Preparation

It’s not like the chief priests and Pharisees didn’t pick up what Jesus was laying down. Not as if they missed something. It wasn’t that they didn’t understand the implications of what He was saying or failed to talk hold … Continue reading

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Implications of Resurrection

Some in their midst — supposed brothers and sisters who gathered with them weekly to build up the church and take of the Lord’s supper — didn’t buy into resurrection. Oh, they knew that to fit in and get whatever … Continue reading

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A Resurrection Like His

I think about heaven. I’m guessing most Christians do. I think about seeing Jesus, singing with the saints, reconnecting with loved ones, and being done with a world full of sin, corruption, and death. But I don’t know that I … Continue reading

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