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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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Judas the Betrayer

What does the Bible tell us about Judas the betrayer? Judas Iscariot was one of the twelve disciples. (Matthew 10:2-4) Jesus gave Judas and the other disciples the power to heal sickness and cast out devils. (Mark 3:15-19) Jesus called … Continue reading

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Judas Hanged Himself

Matthew 27:3-10 Then Judas, who had betrayed Jesus, when he saw that Jesus was condemned, repented himself, and brought the thirty pieces of silver back to the chief priests and elders. Judas: I have sinned in that I have betrayed … Continue reading

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Authority Questioned

Remember, Jesus had come to Jerusalem six days before the Passover like many others. John 11:55 And the Jews’ passover was near at hand: and many went out of the country up to Jerusalem before the passover, to purify themselves. … Continue reading

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Cursed the Fig Tree

Mark 11:12-26 (Also found in Matthew 21:12-22) The next morning, when they were come from Bethany, Jesus was hungry. Seeing a fig tree afar off having leaves, he came, if haply he might find any thing thereon: and when he … Continue reading

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Sought to Kill Jesus

John 11:47-57  (Also found in Matthew 26:1-5, Mark 14:1-2 and Luke 22:1-2) The chief priests and the Pharisees gathered a council. Matthew tells us they met at the palace of the high priest. (26:3) Chief priests and Pharisees : What shall … Continue reading

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