A Reminder for the One Thing Necessary

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Scriptures

Martha, Martha, you are anxious and worried about many things. There is need of only one thing.
Mary has chosen the better part and it will not be taken from her.
(Luke 10:41-42)

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In The Dark

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Scriptures

But the LORD sent a great fish to swallow Jonah, and he remained in the belly of the fish three days and three nights. (Jonah 2:1)

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Dead Sea Scrolls Online

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Some of the Dead Sea Scrolls are now online and can be visited. The initiative to allow the public to have a virtual tour of the scrolls is from the Israel Museum and Google. You can find the website here: The Digital Dead Sea Scrolls.

Why are the Dead Sea Scrolls important for the study of the Bible?

  1. It clarifies certain areas of the culture of the Jews during the time of Christ (e.g. variety of Jewish observances).
  2. It helps us understand more the Messianic expectation of the Jews in the first century.
  3. It helps us in the area of textual-criticism for the Old Testament
  4. It helps us understand the history of the canon of the Old Testament

The “Digital Dead Sea Scrolls” allow you to have a look at the more important Scrolls and learn more about the relevance of the Scrolls through videos. Go to the website now!


That I May Know the Lord (cf. Phil. 3:10)

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Scripture

All things have been handed over to me by my Father. No one knows who the Son is except the Father, and who the Father is except the Son and anyone to whom the Son wishes to reveal him. (Luke 10:22)

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That I May Not Let Go

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Scriptures

For we did not heed the voice of the Lord, our God, in all the words of the prophets whom he sent us,
but each one of us went off after the devices of his own wicked heart, served other gods, and did evil in the sight of the Lord, our God.
(Baruch 1:21-22)

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Bibliya Tagala for the 29th Sunday OT — A

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The Bibliya Tagala article for the 29th Sunday OT — A is now available. Matthew 22:15-22 will be read for that Sunday. As always, the article in Filipino is divided into the following parts:

  • Outline of Matthew 22:15-20
  • Sentence Flow of Matthew 22:15-20
  • Questions about the Text
  • A Short Explanation

You can find it here.


The Gateway to Heaven

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Scriptures

Amen, amen, I say to you, you will see heaven opened and the angels of God ascending and descending on the Son of Man. (John 1:51)

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