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Conflict or Confused Timeline

Encountered an interesting dilemma between the Matthew and Luke accounts of Jesus early years. Here’s what I struggled with. To put it simply, how could Jesus parents take him to Egypt from Bethlehem and yet also take him to Nazareth

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Posted in Analysis, Based on New Testament

Humble Beginnings

As a young boy, a child witnessed abuse and dependence. His mother resolved to end the abuse from her boyfriend on more than one occasion, but seemed unable to follow through on the plans she whispered to her son. She

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Posted in Based on New Testament, God's Will, Matthew

The Effective Tutor

  A boy with special needs and a pronounced learning disability was introduced to a young lady as his tutor at the age of six. His parents and grandparents were well off financially and were able to offer a considerable

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Posted in Based on New Testament, Matthew, Repentance

Polite Conversation

A man booked a flight to a distant and unfamiliar location based on credible reports that it was full of opportunity in his field of work. Trying to save on expenses, he didn’t purchase the option to change or cancel

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Posted in Based on New Testament, Faith, Matthew

The Right Direction

Two friends hiking in a remote area became lost.  They tried backtracking, but that made the situation worse because the woman slipped trying to find their tracks and not looking where she was going.  She slid on her backside and

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Posted in Based on New Testament, God's Will, Matthew

A Better Future

A reality television show contestant from a small town became a sensation and achieved the prize for the most votes and most popularity.   The contestant was granted touring rights and given a great deal of money to meet people

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Posted in Based on New Testament, Matthew, Praise & Worship

A Pivotal Moment

A comet was discovered quite close to Earth, and quickly became a point of fascination for several astronomers. The tail of the comet was not discovered until it was quite close to Earth, and it was much larger than most

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Posted in Based on New Testament, Fear, Matthew

One Man Can Make a Difference

A boy was raised in a poor country fraught with corruption.  He was sent to work in the drug trade at a young age and was influenced to believe there was nothing wrong with drugs or the drug trade. He showed

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Posted in Based on New Testament, Faith, Matthew

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