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Define “Devil”

Been teaching a very fun introductory course on the Gospels, which in turn has provoked some excellent questions from the class.  This one came up the other day – after an examination of Jesus’ ministry of casting out demons – and I thought I’d share. And I would like to begin my answer by thanking...

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Understanding the Bible 16: A New King of the Jews??? – Wise Men, Herod & Jesus’s Escape to Egypt

A sermon from Canvas:  05 January 2014 The story of the magi is foundational to Matthew’s Gospel both historically and symbolically.  Historically it places Jesus’s early life in the larger context of the reign of Herod the Great, and sets the stage for a confrontation between three kingdoms:  Rome, Jerusalem, and the “kingdom of God”...

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