Month: April

Paradoxical Christians

Day 80 Today’s Reading: John 12 A paradox is a statement that contradicts itself. It goes something like this: “Deep down, I know you are shallow.” “One thing I know—that I know nothing.” “I am nobody.” “He’s a wise fool.” It’s putting opposite words in a sentence together that don’t seem to work. These are

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Not Till It Stinks

Day 79 Today’s Reading: John 11 Has God ever been confusing to you? Have you ever asked Him, “What are You doing? I don’t understand?” Our 260 Journey brings us to John 11 and to one of those moments. It’s the story of Lazarus—a man who went from health to sickness and from sickness to

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Sheep Need a Shepherd

Day 78 Today’s Reading: John 10 Jesus is called Shepherd three times in the New Testament. And each time, a special adjective is put in front of the word to show His role in their lives. In John 10:11, Jesus is called the Good Shepherd, with the emphasis of laying down His life for the

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I Once Was Blind but Now I See

Day 77 Today’s Reading: John 9 “Amazing Grace” is considered to be one of the greatest hymns of all time, sung by Christians and non-Christians alike. It transcends religious boundaries. The hymn’s popularity would have surprised its composer, John Newton. The circumstances that inspired him to write the hymn more than two hundred years ago

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Trying to Declaw the Lion

Day 76 Today’s Reading: John 8 In Christian Letters to a Post-Christian World, renowned English writer, Dorothy Sayers, aimed some powerful words at religious people who have watered down the Son of God and made Jesus accommodating: The people who hanged Christ never accused Him of being a bore; on the contrary, they thought Him

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