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May 1, 2007

Volume 124, Issue #9


Poolside healing: John 5:1-9

In John 5, festival scenes in the holy city are juxtaposed with the view of five porticoes full of invalids. Imagine dropping by the nursing home on your way to Christmas Eve services. One place is festive, filled with pretty clothes, color, light and music. The other location features crutches, canes and people who cannot hide their desperate need for healing.

Up and out: Luke 24:44-53

Of the four evangelists, Luke alone writes an actual exit scene for the risen Jesus.

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