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Category Archive for '2nd Semester'

#11 Life Sketch of Jesus

During our first meetings, we introduced ourselves by sharing our life sketch, an introduction of what we wanted to know about each other.  Today we will talk about what Jesus wants us to know about him.  Each of these statements from the Bible tells us an important truth about what Jesus said about himself.

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#12 Bread of Life

Bread is served around the world in a variety of shapes, sizes, textures and flavors. Every culture uses bread as a base for some of their most popular dishes like pizza or dumplings!  For sandwiches, plain white bread has taken a back seat to more interesting kinds of breads like rye, sourdough or pumpernickel.  Italian […]

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#13 Light of the World

Through an enormous amount of study and elaborate experiments, Thomas Edison successfully invented a practical and inexpensive light bulb and demonstrated it on December 31, 1879, at his laboratory in New Jersey – a Herculean achievement that had challenged scientists for over 50 years.  Edison’s first light bulb burned for approximately two hours. After the […]

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#14 The Good Shepherd

Sheep are rather helpless creatures.  A shepherd would protect his flock night and day. Particularly at night, a good shepherd would gather the sheep into a pen, a cave or an area with natural stone walls. Without a gate, the shepherd would often sleep or sit in the opening to guard his sheep and not […]

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#15 Absolute truth

With certainty, we all teach our children that 2 + 2 = 4.  No matter what language we speak, math and the laws of nature are the same.  Every culture has used mathematics because it is not random or unpredictable; it is universal. The Pythagorean theorem a^2 + b^2 = c^2 is based on the fact that […]

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#16 The True Vine

Grapes are a wonderful fruit. They can be made into jam, jelly, preserves, raisins, juice, vinegar, wine or even eaten raw. They have been shown to have health benefits regarding cancer, the heart, blood pressure, digestion, allergies, diabetes and the eye. Grapes are grown in varying climates around the world. The top grape producing countries […]

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What would you say are the three most important words in any language?  Many people might say “I love you”, because those three words show how much we care for someone ~ how much they mean to us.  An entire chapter of the Bible, First Corinthians 13 is called the love chapter and it ends […]

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