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Luke 22:32

Luke 22:32, ‘But I have *prayed* for you, that your faith may not fail…’ The word translated ‘prayed’ here might literally be taken to mean ‘bound.’ On top of that, it is passive, essentially telling us that Jesus *was bound* on behalf of Peter. Now, the central meaning here is that Jesus was bound by […]

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Psalm 63:8

Psalm 63:8, ‘My soul clings to you; your right hand upholds me.’ This short verse is a beautiful encapsulation of the Christian life. We cling to the Lord, we hold fast to Him, we strive to endure in the face of fear and sorrow and pain and doubt and cold affections and wayward longings –

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