Category Archives: Jesus

JOY OF BEING 84 YEARS, 362 DAYS OLD

The joy of 84 years and 362 days!  You ask me the ways?  I’ll tell you.  A clothes closet packed full with clothes – none new.  But oh, the possibilities of a new combination.  I found one today and I … Continue reading

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JESUS – LORD, MASTER

NAMES OF JESUS IN THE 1ST CHAPTER OF JOHN: #7  HE WAS CALLED LORD, MASTER: Lord (master) is one who has authority to issue commands,  has the power to judge the degree to which that command is obeyed, and the right … Continue reading

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JESUS – THE MESSIAH

NAMES OF JESUS IN THE 1ST CHAPTER OF JOHN: #6  HE WAS CALLED JESUS CHRIST, the CHRIST, MESSIAH/MESSIAS: I will deal with these three names together –  “Jesus Christ,” “the Christ,”  and “Messiah/Messias.”  Jesus was an “earthly” name given by Joseph … Continue reading

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JESUS

NAMES OF JESUS IN THE 1ST CHAPTER OF JOHN: #5 HE WAS CALLED JESUS,   John 1:5 Matthew 1:21  The angel said to Joseph, “She will give birth to a son, and you are to give him the name Jesus, because he … Continue reading

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JESUS – the Word

“In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.”  St John 1:1  In other words, in the beginning was Jesus and Jesus was with God, and Jesus was God.  Why is he … Continue reading

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BEGINNING OF FOREVER

“Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of his saints.”  Psalm 116:15 (Picture 1- Imogene with Vicky:  Picture 2: Imogene with her husband, Herman) How can God call death “precious?”   How can we say, “Amen” or “Even so, … Continue reading

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WHO WATCHING OUT FOR YOU?

The Lion of Judah  – that’s who! THE FOLLOWING IS A TRUE STORY, BUT NOT NECESSARILY RECOMMENDED!  Keith was an 17-year-old bully who took special delight in threatening and intimidating my son,  14-year-old Carl.  I begged Keith to quit his … Continue reading

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CROSSING THE BRIDGE

For many years, George and Ida had talked about “crossing the bridge.”  George’s dad “crossed the bridge” eighteen years ago; his mom eight years later.  Friends were almost all over eighty and the time had come for them to cross … Continue reading

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NOT MY DIRTY FEET!

    Jesus Christ…took upon himself the form of a servant…(Philippians 2:5-7) When we think of Jesus being servant, most of us probably recall his washing the disciples feet. Imagine with me: An accident occurs, a great doctor is called … Continue reading

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FROM THE SON’S ANGLE

Jesus loved his father – and he spent a lot of time communicating with him. What a wonderful choice when the decision was made to send Jesus to live as a man. The earthly Jesus is the being who lived, … Continue reading

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