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Good news for a bad woman!

When Jesus broke all Jewish convention by traveling through Samaria to go from Judea to Galilee (see The Gospel smashes through prejudice!), He did so in order to meet a woman. John 4:6-7 (NKJV) Now Jacob’s well was there. Jesus … Continue reading

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Working Through Luke and Acts – Luke 2:1-5

Luke 2:1-5    And it came to pass in those days that a decree went out from Caesar Augustus that all the world should be registered. 2  This census first took place while Quirinius was governing Syria. 3  So all went … Continue reading

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Working Through Luke and Acts – Luke 1, verses 57-58

Luke 1:57-58   Now Elizabeth’s full time came for her to be delivered, and she brought forth a son. 58  When her neighbors and relatives heard how the Lord had shown great mercy to her, they rejoiced with her. Elizabeth’s son … Continue reading

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Working Through Luke and Acts – Luke 1, verse 53

Luke 1:53    He has filled the hungry with good things, And the rich He has sent away empty. Mary, the peasant girl living in what we would regard as poverty, can testify that God fills the hungry with good things. … Continue reading

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Working Through Luke and Acts – Luke 1, verse 45

Luke 1:45    Blessed is she who believed, for there will be a fulfillment of those things which were told her from the Lord. “Blessed is she who believed.” Mary is commended for her faith, as Zacharias was not. Even here, … Continue reading

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Working Through Luke and Acts – Luke 1, verse 37

Luke 1:37    For with God nothing will be impossible. I want to be a man of all-out faith. Anything God says, no matter how “impossible,” I believe and stand on, without doubting or hedging. I take His Word and His … Continue reading

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Working Through Luke and Acts – Luke 1, verses 26-38

Bible students have often been puzzled by an apparent inconsistency in the events leading up to the birth of Christ. An angel of the Lord appeared and spoke a word from God to two parents-to-be. Both had similar responses, but … Continue reading

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