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Stripes

Isaiah 53:5. After John 3:16, this was the first Bible verse I was really conscious of. Not the actual verse, but its name: Isaiah 53:5. And I was only made aware of these six letters, three digits and a colon … Continue reading

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Quibbling

The keen and observant of my regular reader(s) might have noticed something unusual in my last post: when I quoted John 3:16, it was from the New King James Version, and I’m normally a New International Version (NIV) man. And … Continue reading

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God Rose

Alleluia! Christ is risen! He is risen indeed. Alleluia! The tomb is empty, the battle is won and the victory is His – and ours! As much as I love declaring those words on Easter Sunday, I’ve sometimes quietly wondered what … Continue reading

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