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Read Through the Bible – Day #38 – Mark Chapter 10

Getting up, He went from there to the region of Judea and beyond the Jordan; crowds gathered around Him again, and, according to His custom, He once more began to teach them. Some Pharisees came up to Jesus, testing Him, and began to question Him whether it was lawful for a man to divorce a wife. And He answered and said to them, “What … Continue reading Read Through the Bible – Day #38 – Mark Chapter 10

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Read Through the Bible – Day #35 – Mark Chapter 7

Followers of Tradition The Pharisees and some of the scribes gathered around Him when they had come from Jerusalem, and had seen that some of His disciples were eating their bread with impure hands, that is, unwashed. (For the Pharisees and all the Jews do not eat unless they carefully wash their hands, thus observing the traditions of the elders; and when they come from the … Continue reading Read Through the Bible – Day #35 – Mark Chapter 7

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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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Read Through the Bible – Day #18 – Matthew Chapter 18

Rank in the Kingdom At that time the disciples came to Jesus and said, “Who then is greatest in the kingdom of heaven?” And He called a child to Himself and set him before them, and said, “Truly I say to you, unless you are converted and become like children, you will not enter the kingdom of heaven. Whoever then humbles himself as … Continue reading Read Through the Bible – Day #18 – Matthew Chapter 18

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Read Through the Bible – Day #15 – Matthew Chapter 15

Tradition and Commandment Then some Pharisees and scribes came to Jesus from Jerusalem and said, “Why do Your disciples break the tradition of the elders? For they do not wash their hands when they eat bread.” And He answered and said to them, “Why do you yourselves transgress the commandment of God for the sake of your tradition? For God said, … Continue reading Read Through the Bible – Day #15 – Matthew Chapter 15

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Read Through the Bible – Day #12 – Matthew Chapter 12

Sabbath Questions At that time Jesus went through the grainfields on the Sabbath, and His disciples became hungry and began to pick the heads of grain and eat. But when the Pharisees saw this, they said to Him, “Look, Your disciples do what is not lawful to do on a Sabbath.” But He said to them, “Have you not read what David did when … Continue reading Read Through the Bible – Day #12 – Matthew Chapter 12