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Jesus had cast out a demon from a blind man who could not speak. The man began to speak and could see, but the Pharisees and teachers were skeptical and even accused Jesus of casting out demons by the power of Satan!
The Pharisees and the teachers of the law had already seen Jesus heal a man with a withered hand
before this man, but they wanted to trap him.
They said to him, "Teacher, we want to see a miraculous sign from you. And Jesus answered, "An evil and adulterous generation asks for miracles but none will be given except for the sign of the prophet Jonah.
For as Jonah was three days and three nights in the belly of a huge fish, so the Son of Man will be three days and three nights in the heart of the earth."
"On the Judgment Day the people of the town of Nineveh will stand up and accuse you, because they turned away from their sin when they heard what Jonah had to say to them; and I tell you there is one here ( Jesus ) greater than Jonah!
On the Judgment Day the Queen of Sheba will stand and accuse you, because she traveled all the way from her country to listen to King Solomon's wise teaching; and I assure you that there is one here ( Jesus ) greater than Solomon!"
AUTHOR'S NOTE: In the answer that Jesus gives the Pharisees and teachers:
1. Jesus affirms the authenticity of the Old Testament Story of Jonah as a historic fact.
There are many people who think the stories of the bible like 'Jonah And The Whale' and 'Noah's Ark' were glorified fairy tales, but Jesus believed that those people and events did happen.
2. Jesus affirms his resurrection after three days and three nights.
3. Jesus affirms the final resurrection and judgment by saying to them,
"The men of Nineveh will stand up at the judgment with this generation and condemn it; for they repented at the preaching of Jonah, and now one greater than Jonah ( JESUS ) is here."
Paraphrased Quotes From Jesus
January---------Lazarus And The Rich Man
February-------The Greatest Commandment ("about love")
March-----------The Lost Sheep / The Lost Son
April-------------Meaning Of Easter / 3 Examples From Jesus
May--------------The Worry Of Daily Life
June-------------The Ten Lepers
July--------------The Good Samaritan
August----------How To Give and How To Pray
September-----The Un-believing Towns
October---------Signs Revealing Christ's Return To Earth
November------The Last Supper
December------Why We Should Celebrate Christmas
January--------The Things That Make A Person Unclean
February-------Marriage, Adultery, and Divorce
March-----------Jesus Chooses The Apostles
April-------------The Coming Persecutions For The Believers
May--------------Jesus Feeds 5000 Men ( part 1 )
June-------------Jesus Walks On The Water ( part 2 )
July--------------The Bread Of Life ( part 3 )
August----------The Meaning Of The Cross
September-----Jonah And The Whale
October---------Jesus And The Devil ( Satan )
November------Jesus And The Sabbath ( The Day Of Rest )
December------The Christmas Story ( The Birth Of Jesus )
There are at least 66 books that make up the bible. Sometimes, trying to follow a storyline is difficult because there are books that
are good for support and prayer like Wisdom, Job, Psalms,
and Proverbs. They take you away from the story.
I have put the Storyline of the Bible into 19 easy to read pages that you can print out!
And now you can listen... FREE! to the Storyline read by Kathy Bird. It's streamed mp3 so you can listen to it easily, even if you have dial up. The story includes references so you can find the topics... in just about any version of the Bible.
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Have you ever wondered if there is a God? One who is responsible for the creation of the universe and all living things.
These are some of the stories of easy salvation.
No speaking in tongues, no being baptised with water,
just turn away from your sinful life, and believe that GOD The Father
sent his son JESUS to die on a cross and take all YOUR SINS away.
'For GOD loved the world so much that he gave his only Son, so that everyone who believes in him may not die but have eternal life.'
This is a beautiful prayer at anytime of the day or for those gathered at your table for a meal.
Lord, I have come to you for protection;
never let me be defeated!
Because you are righteous,
help me and rescue me,
Listen to me and save me!
There will be terrible times in the last days.
People will be lovers ....
"My children, when you come to serve
the Lord, prepare yourself for trials."
( A reading from “The Wisdom Of Sirach” )
A friend was brought here from Canada when she was 5 years old and both her parents became citizens but sixty years later, she has to apply for citizenship because the laws have changed since she was young!
How do I start to have a daily meaningful relationship with God? The first requirement is to believe there is a God !
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