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Through the Bible: Matthew 2:13-18, A Spiritual Bible

We are going through Tatian’s Diatessaron, a second-century harmony of the Gospels. We are on Section III. Today’s post goes through Matthew 2:13-18. The Bible and Inspiration When [the wise men] had departed, the messenger of the Lord appeared in … Continue reading

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Through the Bible: Luke 2:21-35: Prophecy and the Birth of Jesus

We are going through Tatian’s Diatessaron Section II. The Diatessaron is a harmony of the Gospels put together in the second century. Today’s reading comes from Luke 2:21 and forward. And when eight days were passed so that the child … Continue reading

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Through the Bible: Luke 1:47-66; The Magnificat & Birth of John

We are working through Tatian’s Diatessaron, a harmony of the Gospels written back in AD 165. Last time we covered Luke 1:24-45, where Mary goes to meet Elizabeth, her cousin and the soon-to-be mother of John the Baptist. We went … Continue reading

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Visions of the Kingdom

What power, wisdom, and joy we miss because we have forgotten the promises the apostles’ churches knew and took for granted! A Facebook friend sent me a list of verses he thought described the millennium, the 1000-year reign of Jesus … Continue reading

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Several New Articles/Posts

I have been updating paulfpavao.com as well as trying to write some blogs. That is why it has been so long since my last article or set of articles. Here’s what’s new: The list of new articles is always on … Continue reading

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Spiritual Gifts and John 1

John chapter 1 is not the most typical place to teach about spiritual gifts, but it turned out to be a great one for my kids this evening. John is for me the most mystical Gospel. I won’t say “most … Continue reading

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Thank you to the book Eternity in Their Hearts for opening my mind (and spirit) not only to the following ideas, but even to this way of thinking. Have you ever noticed how odd the story of Melchizedek is? Let’s … Continue reading

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The New Covenant Prophesied: Ezekiel 36

Remember, what was promised to fleshly Israel under the Old Covenant is an earthly shadow of the heavenly things that are promised to spiritual Israel under the New Covenant. Continue reading

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Mark 13: The End of the World, Part 3

Okay, just one more thing I want to cover: In those days there will be oppression, such as there has not been the like from the beginning of the creation which God created until now, and never will be. Unless … Continue reading

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Mark 13: The End of the World, Part 2

Well, I used up all my confident interpretations yesterday. Today, just some food for thought (I hope). In Mark 13, the apostles do not specifically ask about the end of the age. They asked about when the temple would be … Continue reading

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