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Week 37 Study Questions

Use one or both of these questions to introduce the lesson: 1. What are some of your favorite books, plays, films, or TV shows based on courtroom dramas? Why does that sort of story appeal to many?  2. With what character in such a drama do you most identify: the judge? the defendant? the prosecutor? […]

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Week 37 Character | No More Guilt

I love Mafia movies for many reasons. One of those is the hypocritical yet dramatic juxtaposition of a hardened, swaggering gangster going to Catholic confession. He seeks absolution for his guilty conscience only to leave and sin again, typically by murdering a family opponent. A child in one of my favorite Mafia movies encapsulated this […]

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Week 37 Daily Reading

MONDAY Reading for Today: Luke 22:31-38 Hebrews 6:1-12 Proverbs 22:17-29 Isaiah 24–26 Luke 22:31-38 Jesus prayed that Peter’s faith would not fail. He knew Peter would soon deny him, so he prayed Peter would not allow his mistake to hijack his faith. From Scripture, we know God granted Jesus’ request. Peter’s faith faltered, yes, but […]