Monthly Archives: April 2011

Different Criteria

All scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction and for training in righteousness, that the man of God may be competent, equipped for every good work. – 2 Timothy 3:16-17 What one set … Continue reading

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Your Choice

Yet to all who received him, to those who believed in his name, he gave the right to become children of God. – John 1:12 Yesterday we looked at why good people may not get into heaven. God does not … Continue reading

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Good Enough to get Into Heaven

Jesus said to him, “I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me. – John 14:6 Are you good enough to get into heaven? This is a major issue for … Continue reading

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The Ascension

Then he led them out as far as Bethany, and lifting up his hands he blessed them. While he blessed them, he parted from them and was carried up into heaven. And they worshiped him and returned to Jerusalem with … Continue reading

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Jesus Appears to His Disciples

As they were talking about these things, Jesus himself stood among them, and said to them, “Peace to you!” But they were startled and frightened and thought they saw a spirit. And he said to them, “Why are you troubled, … Continue reading

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The Resurrection

But on the first day of the week, at early dawn, they went to the tomb, taking the spices they had prepared. And they found the stone rolled away from the tomb, but when they went in they did not … Continue reading

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Silence

Jesus, executed, dead, buried. The disciples, scared, in hiding. The gospels are mostly silent as to what happened on the Saturday after the crucifixion. Only Matthew mentions anything about this day. The high priest and the rest of the priests … Continue reading

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Jesus’ Words on the Cross

We have to look at all the Gospels to read the words Jesus said as he was hung on the cross. Luke record three sayings, John records three sayings and Mark and Matthew record the same saying. Of interest, only … Continue reading

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The Death and Burial of Jesus

It was now about the sixth hour, and there was darkness over the whole land until the ninth hour, while the sun’s light failed. And the curtain of the temple was torn in two. Then Jesus, calling out with a … Continue reading

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The Crucifixion

And as they led him away, they seized one Simon of Cyrene, who was coming in from the country, and laid on him the cross, to carry it behind Jesus. And there followed him a great multitude of the people … Continue reading

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