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The Antidote for a “Faithless Generation”

“And someone from the crowd answered him, “Teacher, I brought my son to you, for he has a spirit that makes him mute. And whenever it seizes him, it throws him down, and he foams and grinds his teeth and … Continue reading

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“Do Not Fear, Only Believe”

“While he was still speaking, there came from the ruler’s house some who said, “Your daughter is dead. Why trouble the Teacher any further?” But overhearing what they said, Jesus said to the ruler of the synagogue, “Do not fear, … Continue reading

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Not Behavior but Belief

““I am the true vine, and My Father is the vinedresser.“Every branch in Me that does not bear fruit, He takes away; and every branch that bears fruit, He prunes it so that it may bear more fruit.“You are already … Continue reading

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“They could not believe”

“Therefore they could not believe. For again Isaiah said, “He has blinded their eyes and hardened their heart, lest they see with their eyes, and understand with their heart, and turn, and I would heal them.”” (John 12:39–40, ESV) John … Continue reading

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When Jesus Repeats Himself (It Would be Wise to Listen)

“Yet because I tell the truth, you do not believe Me. Who among you can convict Me of sin? If I tell the truth, why don’t you believe Me?” (John 8:45–46 HCSB) “ἐγὼ δὲ ὅτι τὴν ἀλήθειαν λέγω, οὐ πιστεύετέ … Continue reading

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Uh Oh: Jesus in a Post-Modern, Politically-Incorrect Smack-Down

“Do not think that I will accuse you to the Father. There is one who accuses you: Moses, on whom you have set your hope. For if you believed Moses, you would believe me; for he wrote of me. But … Continue reading

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Once More on Belief

Let me start by pointing out that I fully understand that I already talked about the word belief in the Gospel of John. Why then you don’t ask, am I hammering away again on the same subject?  I’d say that … Continue reading

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