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Jesus Moved into a Sordid Neighborhood

The Message Bible translates John 1:14 to read that "the Word became flesh and blood and moved into the neighborhood." Here's how Phillip Yancey describes the type of "neighborhood" Jesus moved into:

A succession of great empires tramped through the territory of Israel as if wiping their feet on the vaunted promised land. After the Assyrians ...

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John Ward

December 23, 2014  4:49pm

No neighborhood too evil, no place so dark that it could overcome the light that has moved into it. Thanks for the reminder.

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