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Born in Bethlehem

The Christmas Story Day Eight According to prophecy, the Savior would be born in Bethlehem. (Micah 5:2) Mary and Joseph lived in Nazareth. Why were they in Bethlehem when Jesus was born? Luke explains. Caesar Augustus decided all the world … Continue reading

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Taxes

It is tax season again. Many of us are struggling with the burden of taxes this year. What does Jesus have to say about paying taxes? He addressed the question of taxes on two separate occasions. _________________________________________________ Jesus Paid Taxes … Continue reading

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The Trial of Jesus: Brought Before Pilate

Found in Matthew 27:2,11-14, Mark 15:1-5, Luke 23:1-7 and John 18:28-38 Jesus was arrested in the Garden of Gethsemane and taken to Annas and then to the palace of Caiaphas, the high priest. Then he was taken to Pilate. Matthew … Continue reading

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Tribute

Matthew 22:15-22 (Also Mark 12:13-17 and Luke 20:20-26) Earlier in the book of Matthew, Peter was questioned about taxes. (Matthew is the only gospel that tells of this event.) Matthew 17:24-27  Jesus and his disciples went to Capernaum. They that … Continue reading

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Taxes/Tribute

Tribute Paid – Matthew is the only gospel that tells of this event. Matthew 17:24-27  Jesus and his disciples went to Capernaum. They that received tribute money (to Peter): Does not your master pay tribute/taxes?  Peter: Yes.  Jesus (when Peter came … Continue reading

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Paying taxes

It is tax season again. Many of us are struggling with the burden of taxes this year. What does Jesus have to say about paying taxes? He addressed the question of taxes on two separate occasions. _____________________________________________________ Jesus pays taxes … Continue reading

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