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This is from my daily Greek exercise of sight reading some time ago, courtesy of Vincent S Artale Jr.

Our text is from the Greek translation of Matthew 5:10.  Here is my translation:

“μακάριοι οἱ δεδιωγμένοι ἕνεκεν δικαιοσύνης,
Blessed are those who are persecuted on account of righteousness 

ὅτι αὐτῶν ἐστιν ἡ βασιλεία τῶν οὐρανῶν. ”
because the kingdom of heaven is theirs

Here are some observations:

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I think it was providential that three weeks ago we started a mini-series on worrying. Who would have thought this became so relevant.  During a time when many are practicing social distancing, believers must practice spiritual Distancing from Anxiety.

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For this week’s “Wee-kids” Wednesdays here’s a review of a Christian children’s book.

Jared Kennedy.  Jesus Rose for Me.  Greensboro, NC: New Growth Press, March 2nd 2020. 24 pp.

4 out of 5

Purchase: Westminster Amazon

Are you looking for a children’s book on the last week of Jesus?  This new book published by New Growth Press might be a book you want to get!  It is meant for children ages three to seven.  I read this aloud to my daughters and they loved it.

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Sometime in this past hour at 12 PM Pacific Standard Time, we hit a new milestone for our blog Veritas Domain: We have 1.7 million total views!  That’s the total of view since our blog began in 2006 but with most of the hits taking place the last few years.

It was a little over 6 months ago we were at 1.6 million.

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For this week’s “Wee-kids” Wednesdays here’s a review of a Christian children’s book.

 

Devon Provencher. Jesus.  Wheaton, IL: Crossway, February 7th 2019.  22 pp.

4 out of 5

Purchase: Amazon

Looking for a book on defining the theological terms concerning Jesus but for little kids?  This is what this board book for kids tries to accomplish.  It is a part of the Big Theology for Little Hearts series published by Crossway.  The series tries to take “big ideas” from the Scripture and give a concise definition and illustrations to help kids between ages 1-5 understand the terms.  What a fascinating concept!

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We have finished our three part look at the term for sins in the Bible both the Old Testament and New Testament.

Here’s the table of contents:

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For today’s post we will tackle the question the Skeptic Annotated Bible asked: Was Jesus homeless?

Here are the two answers which the skeptic believes indicate a Bible contradiction:

Yes, he had nowhere to sleep.

Jesus said to him, “The foxes have holes and the birds of the air have nests, but the Son of Man has nowhere to lay His head.”” (Matthew 8:20)

No, he had his own house.

When He had come back to Capernaum several days afterward, it was heard that He was at home.” (Mark 2:1)

And it happened that He was reclining at the table in his house, and many tax collectors and sinners were dining with Jesus and His disciples; for there were many of them, and they were following Him.” (Mark 2:15)

(All Scriptural quotation comes from the New American Standard Bible)

Here’s a closer look at whether or not there is a contradiction:

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