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Amazed by bob

February 13th, 2013

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Mark is a prequel to Romans. Mark 1:21-28 Ash Wednesday, February 13, 2013 Learning again for the first time Every once in a while a light bulb goes off in my head due to a fresh insight into the Bible.  My first thought is, “That’s so cool.  I never realized that before!”  My second thought […]

Sometimes all you have to do to check your prayers is pray them out loud. Luke 8:9-14 February 22, 2012 The temple mount The scene of Jesus’ parable about the Pharisee and the tax collector is a little more vivid to me, since Linda and I had the privilege of traveling to Jerusalem last fall.  […]

Prayers for Lent by bob

February 15th, 2010

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It’s time to get ready for Easter.  I don’t mean the readiness already being promoted by retailers who have Easter candy on the shelves even before we’re finished with Valentine’s Day chocolates. I meant the readiness for Easter that the Christian church has promoted for more than 1500 years.  Early Christians believed that Easter Sunday […]