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The One Thing Necessary

She welcomed Him when others tested Him. She set a table for Him while others sought to set a trap for Him. She was ready to minister to Him, but as the Master was so often wont to do, at … Continue reading

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Not the Opposite

Jesus and His disciples sailed to the country of the Gerasenes, which, writes Luke, “is opposite Galilee” (Luke 8:26). The region of the Gerasenes was “over against” the land of Galilee. And as I hover over this passage in Luke … Continue reading

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Look and Listen

That it was meant to be a visual experience unlike any visual experience they had ever had is pretty obvious. One moment Peter, John, and James are hiking the hill with Jesus and the next moment . . . BAM!!!! … Continue reading

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Living Life on the Edge

They stood at the foot of the mount and they trembled. Though they were so close they could touch it, they didn’t dare. The blazing fire emanating from it, the darkness and gloom hovering over it, the tempest swirling about … Continue reading

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In His Confidence

Something I read in Proverbs this morning has me thinking about the multifaceted nature of the believer’s relationship with the God of heaven and earth. Multifaceted. I so like that word. Many sided. As in a cut gem. Each face … Continue reading

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What the Therefore Might be There For

Last couple of readings in John 11 I’ve been identifying with Martha. This morning, as I hover over my reading in John 12, longing to be more like Mary. Have seen the Savior’s patience in taking Martha’s deep faith even … Continue reading

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What More Could You Want?

In the day, you normally wouldn’t have seen them hanging out together, for Jews had no dealings with Samaritans (Jn. 4:9b). Samaritans were viewed as an impure and unclean people. But hey, when you’re unclean yourself, guess it doesn’t much … Continue reading

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The Good Portion

She was distracted by many things. Her sister was determined to pursue but one thing. She was anxious, her sister attentive. She was troubled, her sister was tuned in. She welcomed the Savior into her home, her sister welcomed the … Continue reading

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