Daily Devotion: Believe in Me Or Die??

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If a husband asks his wife if she “believes in him”, what is he asking? He’s asking if she trusts him.

If someone asks you to “have a little faith in me”, they are asking you to trust in them.

And yet Christians across the world insist Jesus means for us to “believe” in his divinity. Yes/no, cut and dried. This insistence leaves us with a neutered understanding of “believe”.

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Palm Sunday Devotion: Did Jesus Think He Was Forsaken By God?

“My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?”

But why, why did Jesus choose to sing such things? Was the gravity, the finality, the hopelessness finally starting to become real to him? Was he losing faith, or hope?

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Daily Devotion: Fish, Faith and The Unmerited Gift of a Shade-Bush

Bible Readings for Friday March 11th, 2011 – The 1st Week of Lent *Click on each bible passage to expand the text. Psalm 51 1. [To the leader. A Psalm of David, when the prophet Nathan came to him, after he had gone in to Bathsheba.] Have mercy on me, O God, according to your […]

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