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Do they even know you?

Acts 19:  15 One day the evil spirit answered them, “Jesus I know, and Paul I know about, but who are you?”   In most sporting matches or sporting events there are a few athletes who stand out in the crowd.  When I used to participate in triathlons, Nordic ski races or running races, there was […]

To whom do you Entrust yourself?

John 2:24  But Jesus would not entrust himself to them, for he knew all men.   NCAA Division 1 college athletes in the United States were polled in 2012 and asked to respond to this statement “My coaches can be trusted”.  The big headline in the news when the results were published two years later […]

Teaching with Authority

Matthew 7: 28-29  When Jesus had finished saying these things the crowds were amazed at his teaching, because he taught as one who had authority, and not as their teachers of the law.   These verses in Matthew 7 are the concluding commentary to what is commonly called the Sermon on the Mount, the scriptural account […]