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Dying to Live – part 3

A Call to Die Jesus tells the crowd (Greeks and Jews and us), “Do you want to follow me?  Then you must come and die.”  A call to follow Christ is a call to die.  In the same way that … Continue reading

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Dying to Live – part 2

The Hour Has Come In verse 19, the Pharisees complain that the whole world has gone after Jesus.  And then, as if once again highlighting that these unbelieving Jews spoke more truly than they knew, John records that some Gentiles … Continue reading

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Dying to Live – part 1

Different Crowd, Same Story On the first day of Passover week, a large crowd of Jewish pilgrims welcomed Jesus into Jerusalem, waving palm branches and hailing Him as the Messianic King of Israel.  This crowd was massive, as there were … Continue reading

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