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John 11:17-44 — Uncovering our pain before Jesus

So often in our lives, we go through pain and hurt, but instead of dealing with it, we bury it.  We try to ignore the pain.  Or we cover it over with other things, busyness, food, pleasure, or whatever else we can … Continue reading

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Matthew 17:22-23; Mark 9:30-32; Luke 9:43-45 — Afraid to ask

In this passage, we see the second time in which Jesus speaks plainly to his disciples about what was going to happen to him in Jerusalem.  He couldn’t have been more clear. He said, “Listen carefully to what I am … Continue reading

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Job 2:11-13 — When friends mourn

In the book of Job, we see three of his friends, Eliphaz, Bildad, and Zophar.  When they heard about Job’s troubles, they decided together to go and visit him.  And when they saw the state he was in, it says, … Continue reading

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