Jesus Leaves the Temple

The following notes and thoughts were shared in July 2008. ”And Jesus went out, and departed from the temple:” Matthew 24:1 (KJV). There are a few things we need to see concerning Jesus leaving the temple. This phrase “Jesus went out, and departed from the temple” seems almost permanent. In Matthew’s Gospel this would be …

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Remembering the Birth of Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ

Now the birth of Jesus Christ was on this wise: When as His mother Mary was espoused to Joseph, before they came together, she was found with Child of the Holy Ghost. Then Joseph her husband, being a just man, and not willing to make her a publick example, was minded to put her away …

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Betrayed; Rising Again

And while they abode in Galilee, Jesus said unto them, 'The Son of Man shall be betrayed into the hands of men: and they shall kill Him, and the third day He shall be raised again.' And they were exceeding sorry."  Matthew 17:22-23  (KJB) REFERENCES: Matthew 16; 17; Acts 2:23-31; 7:50-53; Isaiah 53; Daniel 9:26; …

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The Father and The Son

All things are delivered unto Me of My Father: and no man knoweth the Son, but the Father; neither knoweth any man the Father, save the Son, and to whomsoever the Son will reveal."  Matthew 11:27  (KJB) REFERENCES: Matthew 11; 28:18; John 3:5; 5:21-29; 13:3; 17:2; 1 Corinthians 15:25-27; Luke 10:22; Ephesians 1:20-23; Philippians 2:10-11; …

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The Ones Jesus Calls to Repentance

But when Jesus heard, He said unto them, 'They that be whole need not a physician, but they that are sick. But go ye and learn what that meaneth, I will have mercy, and not sacrifice: for I am not come to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance.' "  Matthew 9:12-13  (KJB) REFERENCES: Matthew 9; …

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You Do Err Not Knowing The Scriptures

“Jesus answered and said unto them, Ye do err, not knowing the Scriptures, nor the power of God. For in the resurrection they neither marry, nor are given in marriage, but are as the angels of God in heaven. But as touching the resurrection of the dead, have ye not read that which was spoken …

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Day Seventy Two – Discourse to Death

The Scripture reading for today is Matthew 11 through chapter 23. Every Sunday Christians gather in remembrance; not of His death, but His resurrection. We often fail to remember that Jesus was more than a martyr though.  He was more than a man dying for a cause.  He was the Man sent to fulfill all …

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Day Seventy One – From the Old to The New

We have been seventy days in the Old Testament.  We end in the Old Testament today finishing up Malachi, reading Malachi 2 through Matthew 10. In the OT we learn of God’s plan for the human race, their departure from Him – in sin and rebellion – and His grace and mercy extended to all …

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The Victory of the Cross

"Father forgive them; for they know not what they do."  Luke 23:33-34 "Today you shall be with Me in paradise." Luke 23:43 "Woman behold your son... Behold your mother."  John 19:26-27 "My God, My God; why have You forsaken Me?" Matthew 27:46; Mark 15:34 "I thirst."  John 19:28 "It is finished."  John 19:30 "Into Your …

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The Lord Does Not Delay His Coming

"Watch therefore: for ye know not what hour your Lord doth come. But know this, that if the goodman of the house had known in what watch the thief would come, he would have watched, and would not have suffered his house to be broken up.  Therefore be ye also ready: for in such an …

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The Arrogant and the Humble

"Then spake Jesus to the multitude, and to His disciples, saying, 'The scribes and the Pharisees sit in Moses' seat: all therefore whatsoever they bid you observe, observe and do; but do not ye after their works: for they say, and do not. For they bind heavy burdens and grievous to be borne, and lay …

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