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b8239baddcb998a47f1b8a5af4e178a3072e454f — Stick 2 months ago 627c756
use the .red css class for Jesus' words
M assets/css/style.css => assets/css/style.css +3 -4
@@ 47,15 47,14 @@
  }
}

/* Use <i></i> for the words of Jesus - red letters. */
i {
/* Use for the words of Jesus - red letters. */
.red {
  color: hsl(var(--redHue), var(--redSat), 60%);
  font-style: inherit;
}

/* Red letters (printing and light theme) */
@media print, screen and (prefers-color-scheme: light) {
  i {
  .red {
    color: hsl(var(--redHue), var(--redSat), 40%);
  }
}

M content/stick/2019-01-28-quiettime.md => content/stick/2019-01-28-quiettime.md +2 -2
@@ 8,7 8,7 @@ tags: [ "quiet time", ]

### Matthew 26:1-35

What does it mean for Jesus to say, "<i>For you will always have the poor with you, but you will not always have me.</i>" (verse 11)?
What does it mean for Jesus to say, "<span class="red">For you will always have the poor with you, but you will not always have me.</span>" (verse 11)?
Is this as simple as His body dying, rising, and being taken up?
Is He trying to tell us something about the poor, or about Himself, or both?
I wonder about the way we see tithes and offerings used in the New Testament: the general rule seems to be that these are for the poor.


@@ 19,7 19,7 @@ After reading the repeated namings of all the important men of Israel, of David'
Matthew even notes Jesus' words that "what she has done will also be told in memory of her," yet he gives her no name.
This may be symbolic of the idea that the Jews needed their names (and their genealogies) to be part of God's people, yet this woman (and the man who hosted the Last Supper) needed only their obedience.

"<i>He who has dipped his hand in the dish with me will betray me.</i>" (verse 23)
"<span class="red">He who has dipped his hand in the dish with me will betray me.</span>" (verse 23)
Who among us has not?

### I Chronicles 17

M content/stick/2019-02-15-quiet-time.md => content/stick/2019-02-15-quiet-time.md +2 -2
@@ 53,7 53,7 @@ Forsakes the LORD.
Commits treachery.
Zecharaiah calls out to the LORD for vengeance.

> <i>"Therefore also the Wisdom of God said, ‘I will send them prophets and apostles, some of whom they will kill and persecute,’ so that the blood of all the prophets, shed from the foundation of the world, may be charged against this generation, from the blood of Abel to the blood of Zechariah, who perished between the altar and the sanctuary.
> Yes, I tell you, it will be required of this generation."</i>
> <span class="red">"Therefore also the Wisdom of God said, ‘I will send them prophets and apostles, some of whom they will kill and persecute,’ so that the blood of all the prophets, shed from the foundation of the world, may be charged against this generation, from the blood of Abel to the blood of Zechariah, who perished between the altar and the sanctuary.
> Yes, I tell you, it will be required of this generation."</span>
>
> *Luke 11:49-51*

M content/stick/2019-04-04-quiet-time.md => content/stick/2019-04-04-quiet-time.md +3 -3
@@ 9,19 9,19 @@ tags: [ "quiet time", ]

Where does John the Baptist get the idea of baptism?

> ...</i>"The time is fulfilled; and the kingdom of God is at hand; repent and believe in the gospel."</i>
> ...</span>"The time is fulfilled; and the kingdom of God is at hand; repent and believe in the gospel."</span>
>
> *Mark 1:15*

And then:

> ...</i>"Follow me, and I will make you fishers of men."</i>
> ...</span>"Follow me, and I will make you fishers of men."</span>
>
> *Mark 1:17*

And more:

> Moved with pity, he stretched out his hand and touched him and said to him, <i>"I will; be clean."</i>
> Moved with pity, he stretched out his hand and touched him and said to him, <span class="red">"I will; be clean."</span>
>
> *Mark 1:41*


M content/stick/2019-04-08-quiet-time.md => content/stick/2019-04-08-quiet-time.md +2 -2
@@ 7,8 7,8 @@ tags: [ "quiet time", ]

### Mark 3:20-35

> <i>"But no one can enter a strong man's house and plunder his goods, unless he first binds the strong man.
> Then indeed he may plunder the house."</i>
> <span class="red">"But no one can enter a strong man's house and plunder his goods, unless he first binds the strong man.
> Then indeed he may plunder the house."</span>
>
> *Mark 3:27*


M content/stick/2019-04-09-quiet-time.md => content/stick/2019-04-09-quiet-time.md +2 -2
@@ 7,7 7,7 @@ tags: [ "quiet time", ]

### Mark 4

> <i>"The sower sows the word."</i>
> <span class="red">"The sower sows the word."</span>
>
> *Mark 4:14*



@@ 40,7 40,7 @@ Despite the fact that it had been the main center of Jewish worship, Shiloh is t
Which is what happens (some might say is still happening) to Jerusalem.
Reminds me of Matthew 21:43, and not in a good way.

> <i>"Therefore I tell you that the kingdom of God will be taken away from you and given to a people who will produce its fruit."</i>
> <span class="red">"Therefore I tell you that the kingdom of God will be taken away from you and given to a people who will produce its fruit."</span>
>
> *Matthew 21:43*


M content/stick/2019-04-21-quiet-time.md => content/stick/2019-04-21-quiet-time.md +1 -1
@@ 7,7 7,7 @@ tags: [ "quiet time", ]

### Mark 8:1-21

> And he said to them, <i>"Do you not yet understand?"</i>
> And he said to them, <span class="red">"Do you not yet understand?"</span>
>
> *Mark 8:21*


M content/stick/2019-10-28-quiet-time.md => content/stick/2019-10-28-quiet-time.md +1 -1
@@ 25,7 25,7 @@ The humanist position says, "How is it that God will not save *all* humanity?"
The reformed protestant position says, "How is it that God will save *anyone*?"
Christ's answer is simply that we should love Him, and that God will love us as we keep His word.

> <i>"Already you are clean because of the word that I have spoken to you."</i>
> <span class="red">"Already you are clean because of the word that I have spoken to you."</span>
>
> *John 15:3*


M content/stick/2019-10-29-quiet-time.md => content/stick/2019-10-29-quiet-time.md +4 -4
@@ 18,19 18,19 @@ I am so blessed to have the family that I do, even with all our struggles.

### John 17

> <i>"I glorified you on earth, having accomplished the work that you gave me to do."</i>
> <span class="red">"I glorified you on earth, having accomplished the work that you gave me to do."</span>
>
> *John 17:4*

How powerful, to be able to say that you accomplished [all] of what God gave you to do (Ephesians 2:10)!

> <i>"For their sake I consecrate myself, that they also may be sanctified in truth."</i>
> <span class="red">"For their sake I consecrate myself, that they also may be sanctified in truth."</span>
>
> *John 17:19*

Following Christ's example, we set ourselves aside for the holy work of bringing salvation to others.

> <i>"The glory that you have given me I have given to them, that they may be one even as we are one."</i>
> <span class="red">"The glory that you have given me I have given to them, that they may be one even as we are one."</span>
>
> *John 17:22*



@@ 45,7 45,7 @@ Christianity and discipleship are a team effort &emdash; even that phrasing seem
There is just one team.
And we are on it.

> <i>"Father, I desire that they also, whom you have given me, may be with me where I am, to see my glory that you have given me because *you loved me before the foundation of the world*."</i>
> <span class="red">"Father, I desire that they also, whom you have given me, may be with me where I am, to see my glory that you have given me because *you loved me before the foundation of the world*."</span>
>
> *John 17:24 (emphasis added)*


M content/stick/2020-03-29-church.md => content/stick/2020-03-29-church.md +3 -3
@@ 10,7 10,7 @@ tags: ["church"]
Missional, evangelical Western churches use the word "unreached" to denote an ethnic people group among whom fewer than two percent of the people profess to follow Christ.
The idea is that these are the [ἔθνεσιν (ethnesin)](https://biblehub.com/greek/ethnesin_1484.htm) of [Matthew 24:14](https://biblehub.com/matthew/24-14.htm).

> "<i>And this gospel of the kingdom will be proclaimed throughout the whole world as a testimony to all nations, and then the end will come.</i>"
> "<span class="red">And this gospel of the kingdom will be proclaimed throughout the whole world as a testimony to all nations, and then the end will come.</span>"
>
> _[Matthew 24:14](https://biblehub.com/matthew/24-14.htm)_



@@ 32,9 32,9 @@ A good resource for understanding the scope of lostness (unreached peoples) in t

# The Great Commission

> And Jesus came and said to them, “<i>All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me.
> And Jesus came and said to them, “<span class="red">All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me.
> Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit,
> teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you. And behold, I am with you always, to the end of the age.</i>”
> teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you. And behold, I am with you always, to the end of the age.</span>”
>
> _[Matthew 28:18-20](https://biblehub.com/matthew/28-18.htm)_


M content/stick/2020-04-05-church.ad => content/stick/2020-04-05-church.ad +8 -8
@@ 5,22 5,22 @@ tags: ["church"]
---

> Then the mother of the sons of Zebedee came up to him with her sons, and kneeling before him she asked him for something.
> And he said to her, "+++<i>What do you want?</i>+++"
> She said to him, "Say that these two sons of mine are to sit, one at your right hand and one at your left, in your kingdom."
> Jesus answered, "You do not know what you are asking. Are you able to drink the cup that I am to drink?"
> They said to him, "We are able."
> He said to them, "You will drink my cup, but to sit at my right hand and at my left is not mine to grant, but it is for those for whom it has been prepared by my Father."
> And he said to her, "`+++<span class="red">What do you want?</span>+++`"
> She said to him, "`Say that these two sons of mine are to sit, one at your right hand and one at your left, in your kingdom.`"
> Jesus answered, "`+++<span class="red">You do not know what you are asking. Are you able to drink the cup that I am to drink?</span>+++`"
> They said to him, "`We are able.`"
> He said to them, "`+++<span class="red">You will drink my cup, but to sit at my right hand and at my left is not mine to grant, but it is for those for whom it has been prepared by my Father.</span>+++`"
> And when the ten heard it, they were indignant at the two brothers.
> But Jesus called them to him and said, "You know that the rulers of the Gentiles lord it over them, and their great ones exercise authority over them.
> But Jesus called them to him and said, "`+++<span class="red">You know that the rulers of the Gentiles lord it over them, and their great ones exercise authority over them.
> It shall not be so among you.
> But whoever would be great among you must be your servant, and whoever would be first among you must be your slave, even as the Son of Man came not to be served but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many."
> But whoever would be great among you must be your servant, and whoever would be first among you must be your slave, even as the Son of Man came not to be served but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many.</span>+++`"
>
> _https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Matthew+20%3A20-28&version=ESV[Matthew 20:20-28]_

> So I exhort the elders among you, as a fellow elder and a witness of the sufferings of Christ, as well as a partaker in the glory that is going to be revealed: shepherd the flock of God that is among you, exercising oversight, not under compulsion, but willingly, as God would have you; not for shameful gain, but eagerly; not domineering over those in your charge, but being examples to the flock.
> And when the chief Shepherd appears, you will receive the unfading crown of glory.
> Likewise, you who are younger, be subject to the elders.
> Clothe yourselves, all of you, with humility toward one another, for “God opposes the proud but gives grace to the humble.”
> Clothe yourselves, all of you, with humility toward one another, for "`God opposes the proud but gives grace to the humble.`"
>
> Humble yourselves, therefore, under the mighty hand of God so that at the proper time he may exalt you, casting all your anxieties on him, because he cares for you.
> Be sober-minded; be watchful.