The Calm Before the Storm

Yes, perhaps a bit cliche, but along the east coast the storm is coming and it won’t be calm for long. So here is a very common quote.

“The calm before the storm.” – English Proverb, Unknown Origin

Here are some Bible passages to ponder as we brace for Irene. The first quote from Jesus is about preparedness and recognizing the signs of the times, or in our case, the impending storm…

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As You Did It to One of the Least of These You Did It to Me

As we go into the weekend I hope you all had a good week. And I also hope that during the course this past week you had the opportunity to make a positive impact on someone. Often times you’ll hear Christians say how they hope others will see “the Jesus” in them, right? While that’s good, it’s a little egocentric. How about this: I hope that I will see “the Jesus” in others.

“And the king will answer and say to them, ‘Assuredly, I say to you, inasmuch as you did it to one of the least of these my brethren, you did it to me’.” – Matthew 25:40 NKJV

The Bible is clear: the way that we love others is a reflection of the way that we love God. And of course, the opposite is true – the way that we do not love others demonstrates how we do not love God.

“Then He will answer them, saying…

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Why Do You Seek the Living Among the Dead?

It was the first day of the week following Passover, the third day since Jesus was crucified and buried in a borrowed tomb. Early in the morning, before the sun came up, several women including Mary Magdalene, Joanna, Mary the mother of James, and others came to the tomb with spices to complete the burial process they had started when Jesus was first placed in the tomb. But upon their return, things were not as they expected…

Why do you seek the living among the dead?

We at Bible or Not pray that you all have a wonderful and blessed Easter Sunday! Here is the complete passage from the Gospel of Luke, we are sure you will enjoy to see where the quote “why seek ye the living among the dead” is found…

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