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February 13, 2018

Good morning. Yesterday we looked at the crucifixion of Jesus, so today let's look at the resurrection of Jesus. "Early on the first day of the week, while it was still dark, Mary Magdalene went to the tomb and saw that the stone had been removed from the entrance." (J...

February 12, 2018

Good morning. We ended last week with a look at Jesus before Pilate. Pilate walks away questioning the meaning of truth. He then presented Jesus before the Jews, but they demanded Jesus be crucified. Pilate was placed in a tough spot. He even presented Jesus as the kin...

February 9, 2018

Good morning. Let's get right to work. Yesterday we looked at the Garden scene in John's account and discovered some differences between John's account and the accounts described in the synoptic gospels of Matthew, Mark, and Luke. Jesus was in full control in John's sc...

February 8, 2018

That is correct, you read the title correctly. Yes, John has a garden scene in his gospel, but there is something different about Jesus in the Garden of Gethsemane in John's Gospel than in the synoptic accounts. If you recall, in the synoptic gospels (Matthew, Mark, an...

February 7, 2018

It is good being back in the office today. I want to thank everyone for their prayers. I'm not one-hundred percent, but some would argue that I never was. LOL! My wife will tell you that I am a bad patient. To make things worse this time, she and I along with our ten y...

February 2, 2018

It is cold again here in Madison and I understand that the groundhog named Phil has predicted six more weeks of winter. I have to admit that I can't remember a time when the groundhog didn't make this prediction. I vote for a new groundhog. But, then again, if you look...

February 1, 2018

I hope you are doing well today. Let's get back to our work as we continue looking at the Gospel of John. Yesterday, we looked at Jesus washing the disciple's feet and his institution of a new commandment: "Love one another." Today, we will begin looking at Jesus' fina...

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