Monthly Archives: February 2019

a Holy Spirit sandwich

John 20:21-23 John 20:21 Jesus said to them again, “Peace to you. As the Father has sent me, I also send you.” John 20:22 After saying this, he breathed on them and said, “Receive the Holy Spirit. John 20:23 If … Continue reading

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Sunday evening visit

John 20:18-20 John 20:18 Mary Magdalene went and announced to the disciples, “I have seen the Lord!” And she told them what he had said to her. John 20:19 When it was evening of that first day of the week, … Continue reading

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don’t cling, go and tell

John 20:10-17 John 20:10 Then the disciples went away again by themselves. John 20:11 But Mary stood outside the tomb, crying. As she was crying, she stooped to look into the tomb. John 20:12 She experienced two angels in white … Continue reading

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when we don’t have a word

John 20:1-9 John 20:1 On the first of the week Mary Magdalene came to the tomb early, while it was still dark. She saw the stone having been removed from the tomb. John 20:2 So she went running to Simon … Continue reading

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two gardens

John 19:41-42 John 19:41 There was a garden in the place where he was crucified. A new tomb was in the garden; no one had yet been laid down in it. John 19:42 They laid Jesus down there because of … Continue reading

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from the background

John 19:38-40 John 19:38 After this, Joseph of Arimathea, who was a disciple of Jesus– but secretly because of his fear of the Jews– asked Pilate that he might remove Jesus’s body. Pilate gave him permission; so he came and … Continue reading

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two types of evidence

John 19:35-37 John 19:35 He who saw this has given evidence so that you also may be faithful. His evidence is true, and he knows he is telling the truth John 19:36 because these things happened so that the Scripture … Continue reading

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why water and blood?

John 19:31-34 John 19:31 Since it was the preparation day, the Jews did not want the bodies to stay on the cross on the Sabbath (because that Sabbath was a great day). They requested that Pilate have the men’s legs … Continue reading

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how he showed his love

  John 19:28-30 John 19:28 After this, when Jesus knew that everything was now finished so that the Scripture would be fulfilled, he said, “I’m thirsty.” John 19:29 A jar full of sour wine had been laid there; so they … Continue reading

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taking care of each other

John 19:25-27 John 19:25 Standing by the cross of Jesus were his mother, his mother’s sister, Mary the wife of Clopas, and Mary Magdalene. John 19:26 When Jesus saw his mother and the disciple he loved standing there, he said … Continue reading

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