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Pictures of Jesus

John 7:2 Now the Jews’ Feast of Tabernacles was at hand. Scripture is full of types and pictures, mysteries that are hidden or revealed according to God’s timing. Anyone who has read even just a few books of the Bible has … Continue reading

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Reverence

Acts 2:43 Then fear came upon every soul, and many wonders and signs were done through the apostles. This verse reads a little weird, but we have to understand that this is talking about reverent fear. Awe and reverence are … Continue reading

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Light and Agreement

Numbers 8:3 And Aaron did so; he arranged the lamps to face toward the front of the lampstand, as the Lord commanded Moses. Numbers 8:5 Then the Lord spoke to Moses, saying: “Take the Levites from among the children of … Continue reading

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Wanting More

Numbers 17:8 Now it came to pass on the next day that Moses went into the tabernacle of witness, and behold, the rod of Aaron, of the house of Levi, had sprouted and put forth buds, had produced blossoms and … Continue reading

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On Timing

Numbers 9:1-5 Now the Lord spoke to Moses in the Wilderness of Sinai, in the first month of the second year after they had come out of the land of Egypt, saying:  “Let the children of Israel keep the Passover … Continue reading

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Repentance

Acts 13:23 From this man’s seed, according to the promise, God raised up for Israel a Savior—Jesus—after John had first preached, before His coming, the baptism of repentance to all the people of Israel.  Paul, speaking to the congregation of … Continue reading

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153 Large Fish

John 21:11 Simon Peter went up and dragged the net to land, full of large fish, one hundred and fifty-three; and although there were so many, the net was not broken. Verse 11 has always intrigued me because it gives … Continue reading

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Enemy Mine

Matthew 5:23-24 Therefore if you bring your gift to the altar, and there remember that your brother has something against you, leave your gift there before the altar, and go your way. First be reconciled to your brother, and then come … Continue reading

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Pickled Eggs?

Matthew 5:2 Then He opened His mouth and taught them, saying: At the beginning of chapter 5, about to deliver one of His best known teachings, Jesus does something that few Christians will ever do. He seizes an opportunity to speak … Continue reading

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Usual Suspects

When the Romans destroyed the Temple in AD 70, they also destroyed all the genealogical records (which were publicly available in the Temple). To this day, there is no Jew who can officially trace his genealogy back to Abraham, and … Continue reading

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