Directions

“And the disciples did as Jesus had directed them and they prepared the Passover.” (Matthew 26:19) They often got it wrong. Jesus’ band of followers usually ended up making poor choices, succumbing to sleepiness when he desperately needed companionship, running away like frightened mice when he could have used a little lion-­‐-­‐-­‐hearted friendship. His time […]

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Choosing Sides

“Wisdom cries aloud in the street, in the markets she raises her voice…’How long, O simple ones, will you love being simple? How long will scoffers delight in their scoffing and fools hate knowledge’” (Proverbs 1:20,22). Fools revel in making idiotic choices. One of their distinguishing traits is a propensity for listening to the noisy […]

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Wrong Turn

“Is this not the reason you are wrong, because you know neither the Scriptures nor the power of God.” (Mark 12:24) The Sadducees often attempted to stump Jesus. They never could. No matter the farcical tale they threw at him, he easily read through their intent and revealed their true motives. In Mark 12, they […]

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