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April 24

April 24

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April 23 HC#41 – Matthew 27:62-28:15 Matthew records for us the interesting reaction of the Jewish leaders.  They knew Jesus said He would rise again, so they wanted guards.  Then the guards report back, Jesus rose again, and they do not repent.  Rather they try to hide it suppress it.  They take great financial risk […]

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April 23

April 23

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April 22 HC#40 – Romans 6:15-23 The wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life.  An encouraging verse for all who understand that they are sinners.  Notice that Paul starts that section off reminding us that there really are only two choices: slaves to sin or slaves to Christ.  And […]

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April 22

April 22

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April 22 HC#40 – Romans 6:15-23 The wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life.  An encouraging verse for all who understand that they are sinners.  Notice that Paul starts that section off reminding us that there really are only two choices: slaves to sin or slaves to Christ.  And […]

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April 21

April 21

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April 21 HC#40 – Hebrews 2:5-9 Jesus tasted death for us.  This is what the author of Hebrews tells us in verse 9 of chapter 2.  The world to come in under the authority of Jesus Christ because He suffered and died for us.  Note that it was for us.  Everyone who believes in Him.  […]

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April 20

April 20

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April 20 HC#40 – Genesis 2:4-17 Why did Jesus have to die? This is a question that is sometimes raised? Couldn’t salvation happen in some other way? Why did God not make salvation come through a glorious life where Jesus really was an earthly king, or a goodly ruler? Why not? Is it not cruel […]

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April 19

April 19

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April 19 HC#39 – Matthew 26:69-27:1 Jesus took a curse upon himself, one that we deserved.  His crucifixion was so that we who are accursed can have that curse removed.  Peter provides a wonderful example of just that fact. Jesus had told Peter at the Last Supper that Jesus was going to deny that he […]

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April 18

April 18

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April 18 HC#39 – Matthew 27:15-23 This is Matthew’s account of the crucifixion of Jesus.  And here again we see Pilate give Jesus over to crucifixion despite knowing He did no evil.  This account focuses a little more clearly on Barabbas the murder and thief, and how Jesus took His place. The people were given […]

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April 17

April 17

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April 17 HC#39 – Deuteronomy 21:22-23 The catechism here quotes from the OT in Deuteronomy 21:22-23. Hanging on a tree was considered accursed of God, and thus the man who dies by hanging had to be buried before the day was over. So cursed was this death in the eyes of God. Think for a […]

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April 16

April 16

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April 16 HC#38 – Revelation 6:12-17 As sinners we are exposed to wrath, God’s eternal wrath.  We may not get it in this life, but in the one to come it is certain.  Revelation 6:12-17 gives a great picture of wrath and the need for a covering. In this chapter the 6th seal is broken […]

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April 15

April 15

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April 15 HC#38 – Matthew 22:17-22 Today is Tax Day.  Don’t forget to turn in your taxes.  If you don’t do taxes you will be exposed to penalties and even jail time.  You will be exposed to such things even though you may not get them right away.  You deserve it because you broke the […]

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