April 2022

Prophesy of Caiaphas

I never caught this before and found it interesting that God used Caiaphas to prophesy the substitutionary sacrifice of Jesus. The unblemished Lamb Who died so that we could live.** Bible Passage Then many of the Jews who had come to Mary, and had seen the things Jesus did, believed in Him. But some of

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Jesus wept

Jesus wept “Jesus wept.” (John 11:35) I heard this verse four times yesterday and thought it extremely relevant for the coming week. Some commentaries write that Jesus wept at this point for the state of the fallen world. Others state that He was so moved by the outpouring of emotion for Lazarus. Either way, it

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Earnestly Seek God

I love how David always returns to earnestly seek God. Whether he’s done something wrong, is at a low point in his life, or wants to sing God’s praises. That should be the life of every follower. I admire him for that. Last evening we finished our life group study of Pilgrim’s Progress by John

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By Faith

Hebrews Chapter 11 is often referred to as the Hall of Faith. We’re given the definition of faith (Heb. 11:1) We’re reminded of those who’ve walked by faith before us: Abel, Enoch, Noah, Abraham, Sarah, Isaac, Jacob, Joseph, Moses, the Israelites, Rahab, Gideon, Barak, Samson, Jephthah, David, Samuel, and the prophets. What an amazing list

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The New Bug in Town

The Book: The New Bug in Town by Brandi Smeltzer, Illustrated by Emily Zieroth Inside Back Cover Description: Life was comfortable in Larvadale…until the new bug moved to town. The New Bug in Town illustrates the danger in judging others by their appearances and encourages children to welcome each other’s differences while they learn something

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Acknowledging a Higher Being

Don’t let others tell you that you’re “forcing” your beliefs on them. How quickly are those same people demonstrating their disbelief? After all, atheism and agnosticism are religions, too. Believers of those religions are placing their faith in themselves (or really, in Satan). I hear so many of them attribute what we would call “God

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