Tag Archives: Matthew 27

Quiet waters, hard times

Have you ever heard or read Psalm 23? In The Message translation of the Bible, Psalm 23 begins: 1 The Lord is my shepherd, I lack nothing. 2 He makes me lie down in green pastures, he leads me beside quiet waters, … Continue reading

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40 days and 40 nights

The number 40 was pivotal in the life of Moses. He spent his first 40 years living in the wealth and luxury of the Egyptian Pharaoh’s palace. He spent his next 40 in obscurity tending the sheep of his father-in-law … Continue reading

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Why have you forsaken me?

If you’ve been around church or the Bible for very long, chances are that you’ve read or heard Psalm 23. It begins: 1 The Lord is my shepherd, I lack nothing. 2 He makes me lie down in green pastures, he leads … Continue reading

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Pontius Pilate: Me, You, We

Matthew 27 gives the account of Jesus standing in judgment before Pontius Pilate. While the governor had no actual authority over Jesus, this was an important part of Jesus’ resurrection journey. Here are some important aspects of their exchange. First, … Continue reading

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