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Contributed on Dec 18, 2014
God prepares Israel and Egypt for the Exodus with the promise of the Passover.
We’re back in our study of Exodus, and we return to Egypt just after the plague of darkness. Pharaoh’s land is in ruins and his people are demoralized after losing so many animals and crops and suffering from the bites of insects and from boils. Their only remedy is to release the ...read more
Contributed on Dec 16, 2014
Jesus prays for glorification that he might have power over all flesh and give life to all God’s children.
We’re still in the upper room where Jesus comforts his disciples before his crucifixion and their own persecution. They will face trouble in this world, but they can also take heart because he has overcome it. Now we come to chapter 17 and read more comfort in what has been called his High ...read more
Contributed on Dec 9, 2014
The last plagues before Passover prove Yahweh’s power over Pharaoh and Egypt and give hope to believers under the New Covenant.
Before we move on to the next plague in our study in the Exodus I want to remember, first of all, the context of the promise as a whole. If you'll remember, Adam and Eve fell in the garden and it was then that God promised to send a seed through the woman that would redeem them and crush the head ...read more
Contributed on Nov 29, 2014
Jesus comforts his disciples with the promise that they will overcome sorrow and persecution and by teaching that they are loved and accepted by the Father.
Jesus prepares his disciples for the crucifixion and persecution, and promises to send the Spirit who will teach and testify about what he has said: A little while, and ye shall not see me: and again, a little while, and ye shall see me, because I go to the Father. 17Then said some of his ...read more
Contributed on Nov 26, 2014
Jesus comforts his disciples and prepares them for persecution from the world: "I have overcome the world!"
We’ll return to our study of John in chapter sixteen. Jesus and his disciples are in the upper room on the night before his arrest, and he’s preparing them for the sudden change the crucifixion will bring. These things have I spoken unto you, that ye should not be offended. ...read more