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GOOD? FRIDAY (ILLEGAL TRIALS AND CRUCIFIXION)

(Bible text:  Luke 22:39-71 and Luke 23 New King James Version) The Prayer in the Garden  39 Coming out, (from His last supper with his disciples) He (Jesus) went to the Mount of Olives, as He was accustomed, and His … Continue reading

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CHRISTMAS STORY (part 5) GLORY TO GOD IN THE HIGHEST

8 Now there were in the same country shepherds living out in the fields, keeping watch over their flock by night.   9And behold,[a] an angel of the Lord stood before them, and the glory of the Lord shone around them, … Continue reading

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HAPPY SABBATH (FLOWERING DOGWOODS)

Dogwoods in the Walla Walla Valley are wonderful right now.   Although some trees took a little beating from the harsh winter, the bloom is wonderful as usual.  These trees brighten Pioneer Park, a great place for a Sabbath afternoon … Continue reading

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DECORAH IOWA EAGLES ARE TAKING A NAP AND OTHER BIRD NEWS

Don’t you often wonder what wild animals do at night?  I do.  As this post is readied for publication, it is nighttime in Iowa (here too).  The webcam shows that the parent on the Decorah Eagle Nest has tucked his/her head under a wing, and … Continue reading

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JESUS LIVES!

  The Empty Tomb  1 Now the first day of the week Mary Magdalene went to the tomb early, while it was still dark, and saw that the stone had been taken away from the tomb. 2 Then she ran … Continue reading

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JESUS SLEPT

Although His disciples and many others were in consternation following His horrible death, Jesus slept peacefully through the sabbath hours. This is how He had described death:  A SLEEP.  In John 11:11-14 (NIV) Jesus compares death to sleep. “‘…Our friend Lazarus … Continue reading

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BEHOLD THE LAMB (“THE LAST SUPPER”)

Note:  Luke’s mention of “the Passover which must be killed” refers to the perfect, pet lamb (representing our perfect Savior) to be sacrificed.  Regarding the time of day, the Bible reckons each day as from sunset to sunset (rather than from midnight to … Continue reading

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