Monthly Archives: February 2017

Jerusalem, Jerusalem

At that time some Pharisees came to Jesus and said to him, “Leave this place and go somewhere else. Herod wants to kill you.” He replied, “Go tell that fox, ‘I will keep on driving out demons and healing people today and … Continue reading

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The Narrow Door

Luke 13:22-30 There is a change of scene; Jesus is no longer in the synagogue, but has been out preaching the Kingdom from town to town. Someone asks Him if only a few people will be saved. That’s an interesting … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week: February 22, 2017

These ducks are enjoying a sunny afternoon on the Occaquan River in Northern Virginia (October 2013)

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A Little Heat and Then Some Mustard and a bit or Yeast

Then Jesus asked, “What is the kingdom of God like? What shall I compare it to? It is like a mustard seed, which a man took and planted in his garden. It grew and became a tree, and the birds perched in its branches.” Again … Continue reading

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Turning Up the Heat

Luke 13:10-17 In this passage, Jesus manages to infuriate the religious establishment of His day, and believe it or not, He didn’t even have a Twitter account. He did it simply by going to synagogue on the Sabbath, as any … Continue reading

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Massacres, Disasters and Figs

Luke 13:1-9 This is a curious little passage, don’t you agree? The scene hasn’t changed from that of Chapter 12; the disciples are still there, and so is the crowd, when someone brings news of a massacre of Galileans in … Continue reading

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Signs of the Times

Luke 12:54-59 This title ought to be good for at least 100 extra “views” today, but sadly, those viewers will be disappointed, because I have no juicy End Times nonsense to share with you… Oh yes; good blogging, but I’m … Continue reading

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Peace, Discord and Division

“I have come to bring fire on the earth, and how I wish it were already kindled! But I have a baptism to undergo, and what constraint I am under until it is completed! Do you think I came to bring peace on … Continue reading

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Just a Note…

  If you are a regular follower here you might have noticed that I dropped off the radar last Wednesday, and so I thought that the polite thing to do today would be for me to offer a brief explanation … Continue reading

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Be Ready!

Luke 12:35-48 Jesus is still talking to the disciples; the scene has not changed from last time. Having introduced the Kingdom to the conversation, Jesus now moves further along with three parables that deal with His future return to judge … Continue reading

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