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The Jesus I Never Knew

The Jesus I Never Knew by Phillip Yancy Notes Chapter 1:  the historian test of greatness: What did he leave to grow? From Job: he asked God, “Do you have eyes of flesh?” Well, for a while, God did (Jesus) Chapter 2: 4 words: Humble, Approachable, Underdog, Courageous Chapter 3: Background: Jewish Roots and Soil

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Prophet, Priest, and King

This falls under the category of When-Have_I-Been-? Jesus as Prophet, Priest, and King This page will collect information, links, and images related to Jesus as our prophet, priest, and king.  Someday, it may become a sermon (or sermon series). The Three-Fold Work of Christ The Three Offices of Christ There are many great summaries and …

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The Other Wise Man

The Story of the Other Wise Man The Story of the Other Wise Man is a wonderful book by Henry van Dyke. It is a story (legend) of a fourth wise man. Artaban is his name. Artaban, a scholar as the three wise men (OK, the Bible doesn’t say there were 3 exactly, that’s tradition), …

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Removing Stones and Unbinding

In the John 11 Bible account of the raising of Lazarus Jesus does a great miracle. He raises from the dead a man that has been dead four days. Noteworthy in the account is what Jesus had the people do. He had them remove the stone and (after Lazarus came out) he had them unbind …

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Christmas Shorts

How silently, how silently, the wondrous gift is given; So God imparts to human hearts the blessings of his heaven. Oh Little Town of Bethlehem, by Phillips Brooks. The children were all nestled all snug in their beds. –from “‘Twas the Night Before Christmas” by C C Moore Haste, haste to bring him laud, the …

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