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Forms of False Christianity: Part 6 – Fair Weather Christianity

"Trying on" Jesus. If He makes your life "better" (i.e. more comfortable), then you'll keep Him. Once the going gets rough, you try something else. And the one on whom seed was sown among the thorns, this is the man who hears the word, and the worry of the world and the deceitfulness of wealth choke the word, … Continue reading Forms of False Christianity: Part 6 – Fair Weather Christianity

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Read Through the Bible – Day #73 – John Chapter 5

The Healing at Bethesda After these things there was a feast of the Jews, and Jesus went up to Jerusalem. Now there is in Jerusalem by the sheep gate a pool, which is called in Hebrew Bethesda, having five porticoes. In these lay a multitude of those who were sick, blind, lame, and withered, [waiting for the moving of the waters; for an angel … Continue reading Read Through the Bible – Day #73 – John Chapter 5

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Read Through the Bible – Day #53 – Luke Chapter 9

Ministry of the Twelve And He called the twelve together, and gave them power and authority over all the demons and to heal diseases. And He sent them out to proclaim the kingdom of God and to perform healing. And He said to them, “Take nothing for your journey, neither a staff, nor a bag, nor bread, nor money; and do not even have two tunics … Continue reading Read Through the Bible – Day #53 – Luke Chapter 9

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Read Through the Bible – Day #10 – Matthew Chapter 10

The Twelve Disciples; Instructions for Service Jesus summoned His twelve disciples and gave them authority over unclean spirits, to cast them out, and to heal every kind of disease and every kind of sickness. Now the names of the twelve apostles are these: The first, Simon, who is called Peter, and Andrew his brother; and James the son of Zebedee, … Continue reading Read Through the Bible – Day #10 – Matthew Chapter 10

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Read Through the Bible – Day #9 – Matthew Chapter 9

A Paralytic Healed Getting into a boat, Jesus crossed over the sea and came to His own city. And they brought to Him a paralytic lying on a bed. Seeing their faith, Jesus said to the paralytic, “Take courage, son; your sins are forgiven.” And some of the scribes said to themselves, “This fellow blasphemes.” And Jesus knowing their thoughts said, “Why are you thinking evil in your hearts? Which … Continue reading Read Through the Bible – Day #9 – Matthew Chapter 9

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Read Through the Bible – Day #8 – Matthew Chapter 8

Jesus Cleanses a Leper; The Centurion’s Faith When Jesus came down from the mountain, large crowds followed Him. And a leper came to Him and bowed down before Him, and said, “Lord, if You are willing, You can make me clean.” Jesus stretched out His hand and touched him, saying, “I am willing; be cleansed.” And immediately his leprosy was cleansed. And Jesus said to … Continue reading Read Through the Bible – Day #8 – Matthew Chapter 8