Boldness and the Inside of the Cup

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I have two thoughts to share with you from my reading in Luke 11 today… 5Then he said to them, “Suppose one of you has a friend, and he goes to him at midnight and says, ‘Friend, lend me three loaves of bread, 6because a friend of mine on a journey has come to me, and I have nothing to …

A means to an end – Luke 10

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In Luke 10 Jesus sends out 72 disciples into the various towns in the region to perform signs and wonders and preach the good news.  They were given power from on high to do such things, and were filled with joy when they returned… 17The seventy-two returned with joy and said, “Lord, even the demons submit to us in your …

Don’t look back…

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Here was part of my reading today… 57As they were walking along the road, a man said to him, “I will follow you wherever you go.” 58Jesus replied, “Foxes have holes and birds of the air have nests, but the Son of Man has no place to lay his head.” 59He said to another man, “Follow me.” But the man …

The Synagogue Ruler

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I want to make my thoughts clear today without offending anyone so hopefully you can see the deeper meaning behind what I am writing without me spelling it out for you.  When you hear of the word “Pharisee” or “Sanhedrin” or any other Jewish leader title in the New Testament, what do you think of?  For me, I admit I …