Monthly Archives: November 2016

SERENDIPITY FOR SATURDAY

Last week, here in the United, we celebrated Veterans Day. The people watching or attending many of these memorials, no doubt heard the lone bugler play a haunting tune on his trumpet that has become known as “Taps.” It’s the … Continue reading

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WHAT DID JESUS REALLY SAY

NEW TESTAMENT CONTEXTUAL COMMENTARY by Dr. Robert R. Seyda GOSPEL OF MATTHEW CHAPTER TWENTY-SIX Part XVII Verse 56: But all these things have happened to show the full meaning of what the prophets wrote. Meanwhile, all of Jesus’ followers ran … Continue reading

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WHAT DID JESUS REALLY SAY

NEW TESTAMENT CONTEXTUAL COMMENTARY by Dr. Robert R. Seyda GOSPEL OF MATTHEW CHAPTER TWENTY-SIX Part XVI Verses 50b-51: Then the men went forward and grabbed Jesus and arrested Him. When that happened, one of Jesus’ disciples grabbed his dagger and … Continue reading

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WHAT DID JESUS REALLY SAY

NEW TESTAMENT CONTEXTUAL COMMENTARY by Dr. Robert R. Seyda GOSPEL OF MATTHEW CHAPTER TWENTY-SIX Part XV Verse 47: While Jesus was still speaking, Judas Iscariot, one of the twelve apostles arrived. He had a big crowd of people with him, … Continue reading

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WHAT DID JESUS REALLY SAY

NEW TESTAMENT CONTEXTUAL COMMENTARY by Dr. Robert R. Seyda GOSPEL OF MATTHEW CHAPTER TWENTY-SIX Part XIV Verses 43-44: Then He went back to His followers. Again He found them sleeping. They could not stay awake. So He left them and … Continue reading

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WHAT DID JESUS REALLY SAY

NEW TESTAMENT CONTEXTUAL COMMENTARY by Dr. Robert R. Seyda GOSPEL OF MATTHEW CHAPTER TWENTY-SIX Part XIII Early church leader Leo the Great gives us an interesting insight into what he feels our Lord’s prayer here is trying to communicate, not … Continue reading

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POINTS TO PONDER

John Keats (1795-1821), an English poet, was focusing on two scenes painted on a Sosibios vase, and penned these lines at the end his ode to that urn: “When old age shall this generation waste, Thou shalt remain, in midst … Continue reading

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