Category Archives: Project 3:45

1 Thessalonians 3

Reading for Friday, Dec. 14: 1 Thess. 3 Paul has an intense desire to visit the Thessalonians again. He addresses this desire at the end of ch2 and the beginning of ch3, referring to the Thessalonians as his “glory and … Continue reading

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1 Thessalonians 2

Reading for Thursday, Dec 13: 1 Thess. 2 Paul writes in a loving, pastoral tone in this letter. He compares his ministry among the Thessalonians to the gentle care of a nursing mother (v7) and the encouraging charge of a … Continue reading

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1 Thessalonians 1

Reading for Wednesday, Dec 12: 1 Thess. 1 Paul writes to the Thessalonians words of encouragement and praise: “We give thanks to God always for all of you, constantly mentioning you in our prayers, remembering before our God and Father … Continue reading

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Revelation 22

Reading for Tuesday, Dec 11: Revelation 22 We’ve come to the final chapter of Revelation — and, the final chapter of the canon in the Scriptures. The image is a fitting one: “No longer will there be anything accursed,” (v3). … Continue reading

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Revelation 21

Reading for Monday, Dec 10: Revelation 21 We reach the glorious conclusion of John’s series of visions in chapters 21&22. John sees a new heaven and a new earth — cosmic renewal on display. Notice the emphasis on “new heaven … Continue reading

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Podcast: John 1

John 1.

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Podcast Test

I’ve started a new podcast of our Mayfair Project 3:45 devotional readings. I’m planning to take our comments that we’ve developed here over the past year and post them in podcast form on my PodOmatic site during 2013. Hopefully that … Continue reading

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Revelation 20

Reading for Friday, Dec 7: Revelation 20 John’s series of visions continues into ch20. We begin with an angel who holds the keys to the great abyss. Satan is bound for a thousand years in this pit and much ink … Continue reading

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Revelation 19

Reading for Thursday, Dec 6: Revelation 19 Revelation began with seven letters to “the present” — letters to seven particular churches in Asia Minor. Beginning at 19:11, John closes out this work with seven visions of the future, the “end … Continue reading

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Revelation 18

Reading for Wednesday, Dec 5: Revelation 18 Revelation 18 is both a lament and a hymn of praise. John borrows much of the language and imagery of the OT lamentations that lament the sins of Israel and the desire for … Continue reading

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