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Heaven was Opened

Then Jesus came from Galilee to the Jordan to be baptized by John. But John tried to deter him, saying, “I need to be baptized by you, and do you come to me?” Jesus replied, “Let it be so now; … Continue reading

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Signposts to a Savior

In those days John the Baptist came, preaching in the wilderness of Judea and saying, “Repent, for the kingdom of heaven has come near.” This is he who was spoken of through the prophet Isaiah: “A voice of one calling … Continue reading

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Just be Held…

You are always righteous, Lord , when I bring a case before you. Yet I would speak with you about your justice: Why does the way of the wicked prosper? Why do all the faithless live at ease?   You have … Continue reading

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Fleeing Seas and Repentant Rivers

When Israel came out of Egypt, Jacob from a people of foreign tongue, Judah became God’s sanctuary, Israel his dominion. The sea looked and fled, the Jordan turned back; the mountains leaped like rams, the hills like lambs. Why was … Continue reading

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Look at Behemoth, which I made along with you and which feeds on grass like an ox.   What strength it has in its loins, what power in the muscles of its belly!   Its tail sways like a cedar; the sinews … Continue reading

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Running the Same River

On hearing this, David sent Joab out with the entire army of fighting men. The Ammonites came out and drew up in battle formation at the entrance to their city, while the kings who had come were by themselves in … Continue reading

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Open up the Floodgates

One of his officers answered, “Have some men take five of the horses that are left in the city. Their plight will be like that of all the Israelites left here—yes, they will only be like all these Israelites who … Continue reading

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