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Proleptically Embodying the Eschaton

Isaiah 2:1-5 1This is what Isaiah son of Amoz saw concerning Judah and Jerusalem: 2 In the last days/the mountain of the Lord’s temple will be established/as the highest of the mountains;/it will be exalted above the hills,/and all nations … Continue reading

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And I Feel Fine

Luke 21:5-19 5 Some of his disciples were remarking about how the temple was adorned with beautiful stones and with gifts dedicated to God. But Jesus said, 6 “As for what you see here, the time will come when not … Continue reading

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Till Death Do Us Part

Luke 20:27-40 27 Some of the Sadducees, who say there is no resurrection, came to Jesus with a question. 28 “Teacher,” they said, “Moses wrote for us that if a man’s brother dies and leaves a wife but no children, … Continue reading

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Zacchaeus Reimagined

Luke 19:1-10 Jesus entered Jericho and was passing through. 2 A man was there by the name of Zacchaeus; he was a chief tax collector and was wealthy. 3 He wanted to see who Jesus was, but because he was … Continue reading

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New Identity

Genesis 32:22-32 New International Version (NIV) 22 That night Jacob got up and took his two wives, his two female servants and his eleven sons and crossed the ford of the Jabbok. 23 After he had sent them across the … Continue reading

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Identity Crisis

Luke 17:11-19 11 Now on his way to Jerusalem, Jesus traveled along the border between Samaria and Galilee. 12 As he was going into a village, ten men who had leprosy met him. They stood at a distance 13 and … Continue reading

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Mustard Seeds and Mulberry Trees

Luke 17:5-10 5 The apostles said to the Lord, “Increase our faith!” 6 He replied, “If you have faith as small as a mustard seed, you can say to this mulberry tree, ‘Be uprooted and planted in the sea,’ and … Continue reading

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