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Jesus the Victor

But the angel said the the woman, “Do not be afraid, for I know that you seek Jesus who was crucified. He is not here, for he has risen, as he said. Come, see the place where he lay.”

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Jesus the Forsaken

And about the ninth hour Jesus cried out with a loud voice, saying, “Eli, Eli, lema sabachthani?” that is, “My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?”

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Jesus the Great High Priest

While we’ve been going through passages from the Gospel of Matthew, this week we’re jumping to the Gospel of John to see an excerpt from Jesus’ “High Priestly Prayer” in chapter 17. 

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The Glory of Jesus

Peter, James, and John saw Jesus arrayed in all of his glory. They were allowed to see and experience in person the manifestation of these very words that Paul writes to the Colossian church...

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Jesus the Christ

“But who do you say that I am?” Simon Peter replied, “You are the Christ, the Son of the living God.”

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Jesus the Tempted

Everytime I read the story of Jesus being tempted by the devil in the wilderness, I am struck at his complete obedience to God the Father. 

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Jesus the Beloved

And when Jesus was baptized, immediately he went up from the water, and behold, the heavens were opened to him, and he saw the Spirit of God descending like a dove and coming to rest on him; and behold, a voice from heaven said, “This is my beloved Son, with whom I am well pleased. (Matthew 3:16,17)

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Then They Will Fast

By Mike Donnalley

Take a moment and consider with me the implications of these words Jesus spoke about fasting in Matthew 9:14-15...

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Set Free by Fear

Should we fear God? This may sound like a question that has little relevance to life as a modern person, yet it is one that we all answer every day with how we live our lives. This is because fear is a powerful motivator and plays a major role in our decision making. Whether we are aware of it or not, we are fearful creatures.