Monthly Archives: June 2014

faith kills fruit trees

Matthew 21:17-22 17 And when he left them, he went out of the city to Bethany and stayed there. 18 In the morning, as he was returning to the city, he got hungry. 19 And when he saw a fig … Continue reading

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house cleaning

Matthew 21:10-16 10 And after he entered Jerusalem, the whole city was stirred up, asking, “Who is this?” 11 And the crowds replied, “This is the prophet Jesus, from Nazareth of Galilee.” 12 And Jesus entered the temple and cleared … Continue reading

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prisoners of hope

Matthew 21:1-9 1 When they approached Jerusalem and came to Bethphage, to the Mount of Olives, then Jesus sent two disciples, 2 telling them, “Go into the village in front of you, and soon you will find a donkey tied, … Continue reading

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useless people

Matthew 20:29-34 . 29 And as they went out of Jericho, a large crowd followed him. 30 And see, there were two blind men sitting by the roadside, and when they heard that Jesus was passing by, they cried out, … Continue reading

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grand ambitions

Matthew 20:17-28 17 And as Jesus was going up to Jerusalem, he took the twelve disciples aside, and on the way he was saying to them, 18 “See, we are going up to Jerusalem. And the Son of Man will … Continue reading

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the God factor

Genesis 50:15-26 15 When Joseph’s brothers realized that their father was dead, they said, “What if Joseph bears a grudge and wants to repay us in full for all the harm we did to him?” 16 So they sent word … Continue reading

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inequality, equality and kingdom investment

Matthew 20:1-16 1 “Because the kingdom from the sky is like a master of a house who went out early in the morning to hire workers for his vineyard. 2 And after he had agreed together with the workers for … Continue reading

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last visit to Machpelah

Genesis 49:29 – 50:14 29 Then he commanded them and said to them, “I am to be gathered to my people; bury me with my fathers in the cave that is located in the field of Ephron the Hittite, 30 … Continue reading

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the rewards of kingdom investment

Matthew 19:23-30 23 And Jesus said to his disciples, “Honestly, I am telling you, only with difficulty will a rich person enter the kingdom from the sky. 24 Again I am telling you, it is easier for a camel to … Continue reading

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a legacy of justice and grace

Genesis 49:13-28 13 “Zebulun will stay at the shore of the sea; he wil become a safe place for ships, and his border shall be with Sidon. 14 “Issachar is a strong donkey, crouching among the sheepfolds. 15 He saw … Continue reading

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