Come And See

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The mid afternoon sun belted down on the coarse river sand, making it almost too hot to stand on. There was a slight breeze blowing down the valley as the two men stood at the edge of the river, discussing with their teacher the people who had been baptized that morning. Without warning, the teacher pointed to a man who… Read more »

The Official’s Son

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Because the Samaritan woman shared with her neighbours how Jesus new about her past and present life, the village of Sychar was transformed. Many Samaritans heard and believed. The villagers approached Jesus and repeatedly invited Him to stay with them, so He stayed with them for two days. With the words that came from His mouth, there were many more… Read more »

Worthy To Suffer

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In the days and weeks following Pentecost, Jesus’ followers became so popular that the religious leaders felt threatened and put some of them in prison for teaching in the temple. While they were in prison an angel visited them and miraculously freed them. They then promptly returned to the temple and started teaching again. Upon discovering this, the temple police… Read more »

Blinding Re-alignment

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Sometime between AD 15—20 Saul began his studies of the Hebrew Scriptures in the city of Jerusalem under Rabbi Gamaliel, in one of the the most prominent rabbinical schools of that day, founded by his grandfather, Hillel. Gamaliel was also the president of the Sanhedrin, a position he inherited from his his father. It was in this environment that Saul… Read more »