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Waiting for Miracles

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Day 11, Chapter 11 When tragedy strikes, our gut reaction is to question why. People who do not think of God much any other time will often assign blame or fault when the pain of life kicks in. I think it’s not much different for people who follow Jesus—we too…

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When More Will Never Be Enough

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Day 10, Chapter 10 Is Jesus who He claimed to be? Was He God in the flesh? Was He the Messiah? People were abuzz with such questions when Jesus was in the midst of His ministry. The Jewish leaders constantly pressured Jesus for more information, more signs, more proof. Here’s…

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Miracles Are Anything but Mundane

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Day 9, Chapter 9 Jesus healed a blind man. Did you catch that? A guy was blind, from birth, his whole life, now an adult. And Jesus made his eyes see. I’m letting that sink in, because seriously?!?! How is it that these miracles are recorded and I get to…

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Basking in the Light

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Day 8, Chapter 8 I dubbed this study, Looking for Light, and chapter 8 is beaming with it. If you ever wonder who Jesus really is, a read of His claims from this passage is a good place to start: Once more Jesus addressed the crowd. He said, I am…

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Is Anyone Thirsty?

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Day 7, Chapter 7 Intensity is building with each day’s reading. Here in John 7, Jesus is questioned again and again by the Jewish leaders. And it says that He “cried out” (vv. 28, 37) to the crowds with passion, calling them to believe in Him as Messiah. Only the…

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Looking for Life in all the Wrong Places

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Day 5, Chapter 5 Writing. Coffee. Cupcakes. Mike. Family. Friends. Travel. Purses. Mountains. Books. Chicktionary. Social Media. Running. Socializing. Eating. These are all things that make my heart skip a beat. (Listed in no particular order!) When I have the opportunity, I want to spend time with these people or…

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A Call to Worship

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Day 4, Chapter 4 Why do Christians gather together each week to sing, pray, and learn? It’s all about worship. Here’s what Jesus said about that: “Your worship must engage your spirit in the pursuit of truth. That’s the kind of people the Father is out looking for: those who…

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There Are No Dumb Questions

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Day 3, John 3 If you’ve ever wondered what Jesus really said or did, you are in good company. One of the leading Jewish leaders of Jesus’ day was confused by Jesus too. Nicodemus is described as a “prominent leader;” so he was intelligent, highly educated. Still, Nicodemus had questions…

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Raising the Roof and Raising a Ruckus

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Day 2, John 2 Reading the accounts recorded in chapter 2 of John’s Gospel, I wonder how I would have reacted to Jesus’ two very different displays of power. In the first, Jesus raises the roof on a wedding feast by turning water into wine. In the second, He raises…

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