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Jesus Would Die for Them

I enjoy reading those passages of Scripture where people utter prophetic statements without realizing it. One such passage is John 11:49-52—“Then one of them, named Caiaphas, who was high priest that year, spoke up, ‘You know nothing at all! You … Continue reading

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Ironic Death

Andres Soto Jr., of Lexington, Kentucky, wanted to become a counselor for at-risk and violent kids. He had been a member of a gang when he was younger, but he later decided that wasn’t a good path for him. Andres … Continue reading

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He Died

When Douglas Legler passed away at the age of 85, the obituary that appeared in the newspaper was quite brief. It simply read: “Doug died”. The North Dakota prankster evidently wanted to give his friends one last laugh, so he … Continue reading

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It Was Planned

Occasionally a songwriter will say that the blood of Jesus was “spilled” at the cross. Some scholars cringe at that kind of wording because such lyrics may imply that what happened at Calvary was an accident. Nothing could be further from the truth! What … Continue reading

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Torn in Two

Matthew’s gospel records the fact that the moment Jesus died “…the curtain of the temple was torn in two from top to bottom…” (27:51). The purpose of the curtain in the temple was to keep people from coming into the … Continue reading

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