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Read Through the Bible – Day #27 – Matthew Chapter 27

Judas’s Remorse Now when morning came, all the chief priests and the elders of the people conferred together against Jesus to put Him to death; and they bound Him, and led Him away and delivered Him to Pilate the governor. Then when Judas, who had betrayed Him, saw that He had been condemned, he felt remorse and returned the thirty pieces … Continue reading Read Through the Bible – Day #27 – Matthew Chapter 27

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Read Through the Bible – Day #26 – Matthew Chapter 26

The Plot to Kill Jesus When Jesus had finished all these words, He said to His disciples, “You know that after two days the Passover is coming, and the Son of Man is to be handed over for crucifixion.” Then the chief priests and the elders of the people were gathered together in the court of the high priest, named Caiaphas; and … Continue reading Read Through the Bible – Day #26 – Matthew Chapter 26

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Unwanted

In all transparency, today has felt somewhat like a journey into Hell. Relational/friendship stuff, unexpected tax issues (a notice from the IRS, which turned out to be fairly benign - but required my time to address), and painful remarks from a family member (who does not want me around at all right now) made a … Continue reading Unwanted

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We Are the New Temple

God's glory once dwelt in the temple of Solomon. And in the temple of lesser glory that was rebuilt before Christ visited the earth. But when Christ died, the temple veil was torn in two, and God no longer accepted sacrifices in the temple. And here's something fascinating: There's a rabbinic tradition preserved in the … Continue reading We Are the New Temple