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The Naked Man – pt. 34

“And Jesus was saying, ‘The kingdom of G_d is like a man who casts seed upon the soil; and goes to bed at night and gets up by day, and the seed sprouts up and grows – how, he himself … Continue reading

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The Naked Man – pt. 33

If you’re new to this series, you can read the introduction here. “Would you mind helping me sit down?” Miryam asked Rachel. As she took the old woman’s arm and eased her into her chair, Miryam smiled up at her … Continue reading

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The Naked Man – pt. 32

If you are new to this series, you can read the introduction here. Mark smiled as he noted the varied expressions on the faces before him: hope, curiosity, confusion. Much like the expressions had been on the faces of Jesus’ … Continue reading

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The Naked Man – pt. 31

That evening, as Mark was engaged in quiet conversation with Simeon, he looked up to see Yiftach and a companion enter the courtyard, and immediately thought of his brother when he saw it was just the two of them. “Perhaps … Continue reading

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The Naked Man – pt. 27

As the gathering dispersed, Mark’s thoughts drifted to his brother Benyamin once more. He sat down beside his mother. “What’s causing that frown, Yohannan?” she asked. “Benyamin,” he replied. “I wonder if he feels betrayed by us. Not in the … Continue reading

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The Naked Man – pt. 23

“So you’re still encouraging your fellow countrymen to break faith with their people – and with their God?” Benyamin’s voice rang out across the courtyard as he stepped from the shadows by the gateway. “It’s not enough that you take … Continue reading

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