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Which is Love?

Jesus Heals A Paralyzed Man Have you ever wondered about how Christians (or even just religious people in general) ought to prioritize their actions? What I mean is, have you ever wondered which action should come first–defense of the faith or caring for someone? Truth or love? They don’t always go hand in hand, which

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Love Doodling

Writing in the Dirt When you were in school did you ever get in trouble for drawing idly in your notes rather than paying close attention? Every once in a while, your mind wanders and you simply begin writing or sketching something that has nothing to do with the material your teacher is discussing, and

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Being Known by Love

In Our Father’s House In Luke 2:41-52, we read one of the only stories recorded of Jesus as a child. This story is unique, though, in that it does not tell of the birth of Jesus, but tells of Jesus as an adolescent. Take a moment, and read the story (click here for the text).

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The Narrow Gate

It’s a Difficult Road In John 10, Jesus refers to himself as “The Door” or “The Gate.” In Matthew 7, Jesus says to enter through the narrow gate rather than the broad gate. And I just know there is a joke in there somewhere about Jesus being skinny, but I also know that Jesus here

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It’s All Backwards

Saving and Losing Up is down. Down is up. Left is right. Right is left. Anyone who tries to save their life will lose it. Whoever loses their life will save it.  Sometimes Jesus can be downright frustrating to me.  Jesus says things like this (or at least the last part of the first paragraph–I

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The Prophetic Jesus

An Alternate Kingdom We often think of Jesus as Savior, Healer, and Teacher–all absolutely true and key to the identity of Jesus. However, we forget that Jesus is also Prophet. We see in places like in Luke 4:24, that Jesus says that prophets are not accepted in their hometowns, and then just a couple of

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