October 2016

Emmaus

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That very day, two of them were going to a village named Emmaus, about seven miles from Jerusalem, and they were talking with each other about all these things that had happened.  Luke 24:13-14   What a walk that was, Cleopas— A long way to haul a heavy heart With bread for the journey and […]

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But . . .

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But on the first day of the week, at early dawn, they went to the tomb, taking the spices they had prepared.  Luke 24:1 Women on the way with spices, angels on the way with news.  They meet at an empty tomb.  Both are amazed, for different reasons. The angels: they’ve longed to look into […]

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He Made His Grave among the Rich

Now there was a man named Joseph, of the Jewish town of Arimathea . . . (Luke 23:50) While the screaming was going on, he couldn’t make his voice heard. Maybe he didn’t speak loud enough. Maybe he barely spoke at all.  In the heat of the trial—or what the officials were pleased to call […]

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