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“For now we see through a glass, darkly; but then face to face: now I know in part; but then shall I know even as also I am known.” I Corinthians 13:12. In the past the phrase “twenty-twenty vision” always referred to having perfect vision. When we went for our eye checkup, if this were not the case, we were given corrective lenses to offset the problem. Now this phrase has taken on a whole new meaning to the world. From now on those words will always remind us of a year in our lives that most of us would…

“And it came to pass, that on one of those days, as he taught the people in the temple, and preached the gospel, the chief priests and the scribes came upon him with the elders,”  Luke 20:1 (I used this scripture in our Ladies’ Meeting recently, so decided to condense it a bit and share it on here.) Have you ever asked someone how they were, and they replied, “Oh, this has just been one of those days?”  Perhaps you have felt that way a few times during the last few months. Consider a couple of phrases from Luke 20:1…

“And, behold, there was a man in Jerusalem, whose name was Simeon; and the same man was just and devout, waiting for the consolation of Israel: and the Holy Ghost was upon him.” Luke 2:25 The Bible doesn’t tell us how old Simeon was nor at what point in his life, God had shown him that he would see the Christ before he died. He trusted the promise and hope kept him coming to the Temple day after day. On the day that Mary and Joseph brought the Baby Jesus to fulfil the requirements of the law, the Holy Spirit…