Monthly Archives: March 2014

critics of the rescue

Matthew 12:22-26 22 Then a blind and mute demonized man who was brought to him, and he healed him, so that the mute man could speak and see. 23 And all the people were astounded, and said, “Could this be … Continue reading

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taking the moral high ground

Genesis 31:26-37 26 And Laban said to Jacob, “What have you done, that you have stolen away my heart and carried away my daughters like captives with a sword? 27 Why did you flee secretly and trick me, and did … Continue reading

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getting off the soapbox

Matthew 12:14-21 14 But the Pharisees went out and plotted against him, seeking to destroy him. 15 Jesus, being aware of this, left that region. And many followed him, and he healed them all 16 but sternly warned them not … Continue reading

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sneaking away from your problems

Genesis 31:14-25 14 Then Rachel and Leah answered and said to him, “Is there yet any portion or inheritance to us in our father’s household? 15 Are we not thought by him as foreigners? Because he has sold us, and … Continue reading

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healing on the Sabbath

Matthew 12:9-13 9 And after he departed from there, he entered their synagogue. 10 And see, a man was there with a deformed hand. And they questioned him, saying “Is it allowed on the Sabbath to heal?”- in order to … Continue reading

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making life decisions

Genesis 31:1-13 1 Jacob had heard the words that the sons of Laban were saying, “Jacob has taken all that was our father’s, and from what was our father’s he has gained all this abundance.” 2 Jacob also saw Laban’s … Continue reading

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snacking on the Sabbath

Matthew 12:1-8 At that time Jesus was passing through the grain fields on the Sabbath. His disciples were hungry, so they began to pluck heads of grain and to eat them. 2 But when the Pharisees saw it, they said … Continue reading

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remapping a relationship

Genesis 30:31-43 31 Laban said, “What should I give you?” Jacob said, “You will not give me anything. If you will do this for me, I will again pasture your flock and keep it: 32 let me pass through all … Continue reading

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infants and idiots

Matthew 11:25-30 25 At that time Jesus responded, “I confess to you, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, that you have hidden these things from the wise and understanding and introduced them to infants; 26 yes, Father, for it was … Continue reading

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trusting within the trial

Genesis 30:22-30 22 Then God remembered Rachel, and God listened to her prayers and opened her womb. 23 She conceived and gave birth to a son and said, “God has taken away my disgrace.” 24 And she called his name … Continue reading

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