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Our Bibles tend to be a bit more earthy than our English translations give them credit for.

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First Response

He fell to his knees, shouting, “Lord, don’t charge them with this sin!” And with that, he died. (Acts 7:60) Read: 1 Kings 8:1-66, Acts 7:51 – 8:13, Psalm 129:1-8, Proverbs 17:1 Relate: I have never been stoned. Neither have I ever had men throwing rocks at me to the point of death. However, there was one…

Don’t Be Stupid

Again I say, don’t get involved in foolish, ignorant arguments that only start fights. (2 Timothy 2:23) Read: Jeremiah 44:24-47:7, 2 Timothy 2:22-3:17, Psalm 94:1-23, Proverbs 26:6-8 Relate: Honestly, I was actually surprised with my most recent facebook browse. When I decided what verse to use for today, I jumped over there expecting more of the usual. Apparently,…

Mental Pathways

Do not be afraid of people’s scorn, nor fear their insults. Sorrow and mourning will disappear, and they will be filled with joy and gladness. I, yes I, am the one who comforts you. So why are you afraid of mere humans, who wither like the grass and disappear? (Isaiah 51:7, 11-12) Read: Isaiah 51:1-53:12, Ephesians 5:1-33, Psalm 69:19-36, Proverbs…

Matthew 12:36 (Rambling On)

And I tell you this, you must give an account on judgment day for every idle word you speak. (Matthew 12:36) Read: Genesis 37:1-38:30, Matthew 12:22-45, Psalm 16:1-11, Proverbs 3:27-32 Relate: I love to talk. I know, I know, that might come as a surprise to some of you but… well, actually it probably won’t. Sometimes I…

What It Means

And Pilate posted a sign on the cross that read, “Jesus of Nazareth, the King of the Jews.” The place where Jesus was crucified was near the city, and the sign was written in Hebrew, Latin, and Greek, so that many people could read it. Then the leading priests objected and said to Pilate, “Change it from…