Perspective --from a glimpse in the crowd . . .
We looked at Jesus’ final night with his disciples-
How he pleaded with the Father to…Continue
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Peter’s Message for Us. Acts 2.14-41
Peter, the impetuous disciple of Christ—the one who denied him three times—at Jesus’ most desperate hour, preached the sermon of a lifetime, and 3000 people came to know Jesus in one day. Here is what he…Continue
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Picture the 120 gathered together, and filled with the Spirit for the first time in history. They begin to speak in unknown languages--unknown to them, but not to the Jewish pilgrims who had traveled to Jerusalem to observe Pentecost. A crowd gathers and hears the good news…Continue
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‘Round me on the airplane, some passengers are reading, and many are sleeping, as we wing our way over Greenland, bound for home. While my body is exhausted, my head and heart are full of the sights, sounds, and experiences of the last days. Hmmm, how to make sense of a holiday of short duration but of huge personal proportions… Eight days ago, I flew with my family from Southern…Continue
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What was meant by 'speaking in tongues' in Acts chapter Two.
What strikes me most about Paris is the historic nature of it … the age of the buildings, streets, and statuary—the exquisite detail and beauty. ‘The building that has taken my breath…Continue
The Holy Spirit and Languages. This Morning Briefing is a two-parter.
We made our way across London via the Underground to see…Continue
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Hello, my friends . . .
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Lord, increase my faith.
While they were still talking about this, Jesus himself stood among them and said to them, "Peace be with you."…Continue
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Who else saw Jesus see after he had shed his burial clothes?
Now that same day two of them were going to a village called Emmaeus, about seven miles from Jerusalem. (Luke 24) They were talking with each other about everything that had happened. As they talked and discussed these things with…Continue
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The Epicenter of History. Today's Scripture from Luke 24 and John 20
So Peter and the other disciple started for the tomb. Both were running, but the other disciple outran Peter and reached the tomb first. He bent…
“Christ is risen. He has risen indeed!” Many of you will say that at church this week . . . and, how blessed are we to go to church two thousand years after the resurrection and celebrate what took place on that Sunday so long ago?!
We will consider Luke’s…Continue
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Crucified, buried . . . Finally, the procession reaches the top of Mount Calvary--Jesus and two criminals are to be crucified. Jesus is stripped naked, his bruised and bloodied arms outstretched on the rough wood--a five-inch long, three-eighths-inch square nail is driven through each of his hands--actually, more the wrists. Crucifixion is meant to be…Continue