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Thoughts in Luke (Three Men)

These are some thoughts on the following passage: And it came to pass, that, as they went in the way, a certain man said unto him, Lord, I will follow thee whithersoever thou goest. And Jesus said unto him, Foxes have … Continue reading

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Studies in Contrasts

I’ve been studying Proverbs 11; most verses are contrasts, but in v24, I ran across a contrast; each part was also a contrast: There is that scattereth, and yet increaseth; and there is that withholdeth more than is meet, but … Continue reading

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Little Words

I finished my study in Mark some time back, and I didn’t realize how much time has passed since I’ve last written. Today’s thought concerns the verse below; however, I should mention that while the writing below is all mine, … Continue reading

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Lessons from Mark (plans)

And when the sabbath was past, Mary Magdalene, and Mary the mother of James, and Salome, had bought sweet spices, that they might come and anoint him. (Mark 16:1) Let us consider these women: They had planned to do a … Continue reading

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Lessons From Mark (words)

Joseph of Arimathaea, an honourable counsellor, which also waited for the kingdom of God, came, and went in boldly unto Pilate, and craved the body of Jesus. (Mark 15:43) My attention is often caught by specific words that the Holy … Continue reading

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Lessons from Mark (Prayer Requests)

And they bring unto him one that was deaf, and had an impediment in his speech; and they beseech him to put his hand upon him. (Mark 7:32) My attention was drawn to the last phrase of the passage above … Continue reading

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Lessons from Mark (Small Things)

He answered and said unto them, Well hath Esaias prophesied of you hypocrites, as it is written, This people honoureth me with their lips, but their heart is far from me. Howbeit in vain do they worship me, teaching for … Continue reading

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Lessons from Mark (Free Time)

And when he had sent them away, he departed into a mountain to pray. (Mark 6:46) This verse occurs right after the feeding of 5,000 men; the disciples had been sent across the lake, and Jesus sent away the crowd. … Continue reading

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Christian Magic

I think that many Christians would say that they don’t believe in magic. However, I think in some ways, Christians act and practice as if they did believe in magic. When this topic first came to mind, there were three … Continue reading

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