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The Anointing of Jesus

“While He was in Bethany at the house of Simon who had a serious skin disease, as He was reclining at the table, a woman came with an alabaster jar of pure and expensive fragrant oil of nard. She broke … Continue reading

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Will You Pray for the Chinese Church?

Pastor Wang Yi, with more than 100 members of his church, has been arrested in China, mainly because he loves Jesus and is willing to tell anyone that they too can have eternal life  in Jesus.  He wrote a statement … Continue reading

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Mark 13: Why?

“As He was sitting on the Mount of Olives opposite the temple, Peter and James and John and Andrew were questioning Him privately,“Tell us, when will these things be, and what will be the sign when all these things are … Continue reading

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Don’t Waste Your Persecution

““But be on your guard; for they will deliver you to the courts, and you will be flogged in the synagogues, and you will stand before governors and kings for My sake, as a testimony to them.” (Mark 13:9, NASB95) … Continue reading

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On the Resurrection

“And as for the dead being raised, have you not read in the book of Moses, in the passage about the bush, how God spoke to him, saying, ‘I am the God of Abraham, and the God of Isaac, and … Continue reading

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When “The Conservatives” Were Wrong

“Jesus said to them, “Is this not the reason you are wrong, because you know neither the Scriptures nor the power of God?” (Mark 12:24 ESV) This is a statement that Jesus made to some Sadducees who came to him with … Continue reading

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God’s Things

“But, knowing their hypocrisy, he said to them, “Why put me to the test? Bring me a denarius and let me look at it.” And they brought one. And he said to them, “Whose likeness and inscription is this?” They … Continue reading

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