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Posts from April 2017 (Page 2)

Tuesday, April 4

Matthew 26:19-25 NRSV So the disciples did as Jesus had directed them, and they prepared the Passover meal. When it was evening, he took his place with the twelve; and while they were eating, he said, “Truly I tell you, one of you will betray me.” And they became greatly distressed and began to say to him one after another, “Surely not…

Monday, April 3

Matthew 26:14-16 NRSV Then one of the twelve, who was called Judas Iscariot, went to the chief priests and said, “What will you give me if I betray him to you?” They paid him thirty pieces of silver. And from that moment he began to look for an opportunity to betray him. Devotion I am personally drawn to Judas in this passage.…

Saturday, April 1

John 11:44 NRSV Being Alive                                                                              The dead man came out, his hands and feet bound with strips of cloth, and his face wrapped in a cloth.  Jesus said to them, “Unbind him, and let him go.” Devotion Easter is all about life.  And, Easter is all about death.  It’s about two words seemingly from opposite ends of the spectrum careening out of…