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Matthew 5:13-20

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02082020- Matthew 5. 13-20 This comes to us – by way of Matthew’s private source – M. Jesus was at it AGAIN! He was attempting to build people “UP.”  He was being “ENCOURAGING” and “CHALLENGING” both at the same time. “You are the LIGHT of the world!” “You are the SALT of the earth!” You […]

Matthew 5:1-12

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02052020 – Matt. 5. 1-12 When you read Matthew, you have to understand that he is Jewish. He is “uber” Jewish. For him, Jesus is the “NEW MOSES.” Jesus is BIGGER than Moses. If Moses was a PROPHET – Jesus is a BIGGER and BETTER Prophet! Matthew’s gospel is actually divided into FIVE sections…each section […]

Luke 2:22-40

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020220 – The Presentation of Our Lord                     Luke 2. 22-40 According to the Torah, the Five Books of the Law or the Pentateuch there are at least three rituals that must be followed after the birth of a male-child. On the 8th day, Jesus had to be circumcised.  Circumcision was always  a ritual of the […]

Matthew 4:12-23

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012520 – Matthew 4. 12-23 THIS REGION is ruled by HEROD Antipas, he is the CLIENT-KING of the ROMANS.  He is their NINNY. NO ONE likes him very much…or the ROMANS for that matter. Yeah, so HE gets…the ROMANS get…and a lot of us BARELY SURVIVE. They TAX this, they tax that…EVERYBODY has their hands […]

Matthew 4:12-23

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012520 – Matthew 4. 12-23 THIS REGION is ruled by HEROD Antipas, he is the CLIENT-KING of the ROMANS.  He is their NINNY. NO ONE likes him very much…or the ROMANS for that matter. Yeah, so HE gets…the ROMANS get…and a lot of us BARELY SURVIVE. They TAX this, they tax that…EVERYBODY has their hands […]

Matthew 4:12-23

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012520B – Matthew 4 12-23 Get up…eat your breakfast (or not)…stop at Starbucks…head to work…work all day… return home…eat some supper…watch a little TV…go to bed… and then repeat those SAME STEPS tomorrow…and the day after that…and the day after that… Some of us may have a few MORE steps; some of us may have […]

John 1:29-42 B

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012220B- Jn1. 29-42 First, we get HIT with a rather confusing statement or “a comment in passing.”   It comes from the mouth of John the Baptizer.   He’s that WILD GUY out there in the desert, EATING all kinds of strange things and WEARING a crazy-funky- animal-skin-tunic.   When the Baptizer sees Jesus, he […]

John 1:29-42

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012220 – Jn.1.29-42 Tonight I want to “take a crack” at a rather UNKNOWN DISCIPLE.  ONE I have always FELT “sorry” FOR… The first thing that can be said is that Andrew was Simon Peter’s YOUNGER BROTHER.  It is not EASY – being a younger brother.  So I think of Andrew constantly growing up in […]

John 1:29-42 B

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011820-B   Jn. 1. 29-42 IT’s me, JOHN THE BAPTIZER.  The son of Zechariah and Elizabeth—originally from the Judea Hill Country…  You can find me most days, along the Jordan’s BANKS. Or, in the area of the DEAD SEA…  That’s MY TURF. YOU won’t believe WHAT just happened to me. “THIS is ridiculous, I tell you!” […]

John 1:29-42 A

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011820-A Jn. 1 29-42 There is SO MUCH to consider. Business is NOT EASY TODAY.  There is SO much to be CONSIDERED. It is actually QUITE COMPLICATED. Obviously you start with the “BUSINESS PLAN or MODEL.” A GOOD “business plan” is A MUST. “A business plan” is that FORMAL WRITTEN DOCUMENT containing your business GOALS, […]