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Our Savior's Journey of Passion - A Timeline

This large bookmark (see below) is a printed learning tool and may be also viewed or purchased here at Flower Girl Greetings.com. It measures 3.66 x 8.5 inches. The front is a colorful, inspirational timeline of our Lord’s eternal life. The back includes three ways to reinforce God’s Word into our lives and a devotion.

For a more detailed, devotional timeline, please see my paper A Timeline of Yeshua Messiah's Life.

To read the text on the back of the bookmark, please keep scrolling.

The text on the back-left of the bookmark

Jesus’ Passion – the message of the entire Bible
The 16th century word passion means suffering or anguish. This definition has changed over time to mean any strong emotion or enthusiasm. The life of the Lord expresses both definitions. He journeyed deep into passion (suffering), because His passion (a strong, enthusiastic love) is us.

Jesus:

               1.  Paid our debt of sin by His sacrifice on the cross. But why?
               2.  To fill us with the Holy Spirit and restore us to Himself. But why?
               3.  So that we could live in delightful, intimate fellowship with Him!

His passion is our message!

A Prayer of Thanksgiving
Oh Father, Adonai, my Lord, thank You! I love You! I praise You! Take me deeper into the awareness of Your passionate love for me. I delight in Your companionship! Let me hear Your voice as I eagerly seek you!  

My heart and body may fail, but You are the strength of my heart and my portion forever.  (Psalm 73:26)

The text on the back-right of the bookmark

3 Ways to Reinforce God’s Word into our Lives

1. Understand

a. The context, history and genre of the passage.
b. The author’s intent to the original audience. 
c. The Bible as a gem – Scripture interprets Scripture. Each book (facet) reflects onto the other creating  a beautiful synergy of understanding.   

2. Respond

a. Meditate on a passage asking God to speak to you.
b. Identify one or more action steps to take in the next hours or days to respond to God’s message. 
c. Plan – make a plan to act.

3. Pray

Invite Jesus into your study. Whatever your joy or trial, be honest with Him.  Let Him sort it out. Pray His Word.

Shale Fragments™ - devotionals by Beth Ann Phifer is a division of Flower Girl Greetings, LLC. ©2020, All Rights Reserved.
Blessings and love in Him,
Beth Ann

Yahweh Shalom
Yahweh Shammah

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Teaching God’s truth and the beauty of His Word is my greatest delight! My art card company, Flower Girl Greetings, was launched in 2012 with this purpose. In April 2020, ShaleFragments.com became the gathering place for the writings.

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