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Servant Angels

Psalm 103:20-21 “Praise the Lord, you his angels, you mighty ones who do his bidding, who obey his word.  Praise the Lord, all his heavenly hosts, you his servants who do his will.” Luke 22:41-44 “[Jesus] withdrew about a stone’s … Continue reading

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Gardener

Genesis 2:8-9a “Now the Lord God had planted a garden in the east, in Eden; and there he put the man he had formed.  And the Lord God made all kinds of trees grow out of the ground—trees that were pleasing … Continue reading

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Myrrh

Matthew 2:11 “On coming to the house, [the Magi] saw the child with his mother Mary, and they bowed down and worshipped him.  Then they opened their gifts of gold and of incense and of myrrh.” John 19:38a, 39-40a “Later, … Continue reading

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Palm Branches

John 12:12-13 “The next day the great crowd that had come for the Feast heard that Jesus was on his way to Jerusalem.  They took palm branches and went out to meet him, shouting, ‘Hosanna!’  ‘Blessed is he who comes in … Continue reading

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Curtain

Matthew 27:50-51a “And when Jesus had cried out again in a loud voice, he gave up his spirit.  At that moment the curtain of the temple was torn in two from top to bottom.” Hebrews 10:19-22a “Therefore, brothers and sisters, … Continue reading

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Thirst

John 4:13-14 “Jesus answered, ‘Everyone who drinks this water will be thirsty again, but those who drink the water I give them will never thirst.  Indeed, the water I give them will become in them a spring of water welling … Continue reading

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Marks

Genesis 4:10-11, 13, 14b, 15b “The Lord said, ‘What have you done?  Listen!  Your brother’s blood cries out to me from the ground.  Now you are under a curse and driven from the ground, which opened its mouth to receive … Continue reading

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Ashes

Psalm 8:4 “…what are mere mortals that you are mindful of them, human beings that you care for them?” Daniel 9:3-5a, 18b-19 “So I turned to the Lord God and pleaded with him in prayer and petition, in fasting, and … Continue reading

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Crown

Psalm 103:2-4 “Praise the Lord, O my soul, and forget not his benefits—who forgives all your sins and heals all your diseases, who redeems your life from the pit and crowns you with love and compassion…” Isaiah 28:5 “In that … Continue reading

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Garments

Mark 14:50-52 “Then everyone deserted him and fled.  A young man, wearing nothing but a linen garment, was following Jesus.  When they seized him, he fled naked, leaving his garment behind.” Genesis 3:21 “The Lord God made garments of skin … Continue reading

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