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Sacrifice

It's vanity to think that I can offer anything Of import or significance to the Source of everything My praise, my efforts, and my prayers are made possible by my King. There is no gift that comes from me, no self-made offering. The life I live, the air I breathe - The lungs and voice … Continue reading Sacrifice

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Read Through the Bible – Day #67 – Luke Chapter 23

Jesus before Pilate Then the whole body of them got up and brought Him before Pilate. And they began to accuse Him, saying, “We found this man misleading our nation and forbidding to pay taxes to Caesar, and saying that He Himself is Christ, a King.” So Pilate asked Him, saying, “Are You the King of the Jews?” And He answered … Continue reading Read Through the Bible – Day #67 – Luke Chapter 23

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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