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I don't follow or reciprocate following several fine folk because I have enough exposure already to political news and opinion. Not that I may have anything against them.

Most articles and books on how to make the church grow are written by people who didn't.

Main points are well advanced. Lacking intro and conclusion. Often the hardest parts of a .

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And so they took offense at him. But Jesus said to them, “A prophet is not without honor except in his hometown and in his own house.” Matthew 13.57 NET.

Jesus was not well accepted in his day, by many, like the leaders and those who knew him. They could not see beyond his local connections. They failed to see his divine nature.

It is now popular to speak well of Jesus, but people are still offended by his teachings. Among such he can do little.

#Bible #Jesus

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God created humankind in his own image, in the image of God he created them, male and female he created them.

The way God created the world and mankind is the way they are supposed to function. The beginning of the thing is determinative for its proper use.

#Bible #creation

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Then he took a cup, and after giving thanks he said, “Take this and divide it among yourselves. Luke 22.17 NET.

Jesus established his Supper during the Jewish feast of Passover. In the new covenant, his people would eat the Lord’s Supper weekly, not observe the annual feast. It would be a moment of sharing among themselves and remembering his sacrifice.

#Bible #LordsSupper

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But when they looked up, they saw that the stone, which was very large, had been rolled back. Mark 16.4 NET.

The dead do not roll back large stones. Jesus arose from the dead. God brought him out from the grave.

#Bible #resurrection

Have ramped up my reader even more, to good effect. Far from the madd[en]ing crowd.

Wow, just wow. Am using fe.soapbox.pub on top of theres.life. Game changer.

I choose one account in to post photos, and it sent it to another. Will rethink its use ...

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But by means of their suffering, he rescues those who suffer. For he gets their attention through adversity. Job 36.15 NLT.

Pain often turns a person to God. Elihu was wrong about Job, but some points like this he got right.

#Bible #suffering

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So the last will be first, and the first last. Matthew 20.16 NET.

This conclusion to Jesus’ parable of the workers in the vineyard shows, like the Beatitudes, the incompatibility of the world’s values and those of the Kingdom of God.

#Bible #values

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After the new start-up, what's the plan for theres.life?

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